Completed Conflict Photography Workshop in Andalusia, Spain 2016
Loyalist College: Graduated Photojournalism Program in 2015
Penticton Secondary School: High School Diploma 2005
Nisga'a Nations- Laxgalts'ap Village
Technically proficient at: Adobe Photoshop CC 2014, Audition CC 2014, Lightroom CC 2014, and Premiere Pro CC 2014
Writing: Proficient at CP style standards for written articles. Wrote a variety of stories under tight deadlines.
Filmmaking: Produced, filmed, and edited a variety of news pieces. As well short multimedia documentaries on small town hip-hop, graffiti artists, and small shop owners
Photography: Produce still images for news, sports and feature assignments. Proficient at various lighting techniques including off camera flash and modified lighting
Forestry: Occupational First aid level One w/t Transportation Endorsement, Bear Awareness Training, Small Employer OHS Training, WHIMIS Training certificate, S-100 Basic Fire Suppression, BC Drivers License Class 7L
Freelancer — 2014-Present
Worked as a Freelance Photographer for various publications including West Coast Native News, Toronto/Edmonton/Calgary/Ottawa Sun publications, Ottawa Citizen, The Province, 24 Hr News, The Vancouver Sun and QMI agency.
24 Hour News Intern - April 2015
Worked as a multimedia reporter for a daily news paper in Vancouver, B.C. Shot still images, video and wrote articles under tight deadlines. Covered a variety of subjects from local sports to international news
Treeplanter, Evergreen Reforestation — 2010-Present
Planted trees for five seasons as part of large scale reforestation projects in Alberta and British Columbia. Areas included Central B.C., Coastal B.C., Vancouver Island B.C., Central A.B., Northern A.B., Northern England, Southern Scotland.
Manual Brusher/Supervisor, Dle’ze Contracting — 2006-Present
Performed silviculture work as part of reforestation projects in Northern British Columbia. Involved in ground-level forestry work and management. Supervised and co-ordinate workers in silviculture operations, often in different locations that are several kilometres apart. Trained staff in job duties, safety procedures and company policies.