WHNPA Eyes of History Multimedia Contest, 2019 First Place Documentary
International Documentary Association Awards, 2017 David L. Wolper Student Documentary Achievement Award Nominee
NPPA Best of Photojournalism, 2017 Third Place Documentary Multimedia Package
Iowa Motion Picture Association, 2017 Award of Achievement, Documentary
March on Washington Film Festival, 2016 Special Mention in Emerging Filmmaker category
College Photographer of the Year, 2016 Gold Multimedia Project - Individual
College Photographer of the Year, 2015 Portfolio Award of Excellence
American Photo 31, Selected, 2015


Docs-In-Progress Fellow, 2018
Roy H. Park Fellowship, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2014-2016
Bob Baxter Scholarship, National Press Photographers Foundation, 2015
“Value Your Work” Grant, Yunghi Kim, 2015
Visual Storytellers Community Fund Grant, 2015


The New York Times,, National Geographic, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Red Bull, Univision, NIH, The Los Angeles Times, AARP, Quartz, Chicago magazine, Chronicle for Higher Education, Education Week, Reuters, BuzzFeed


University of Chicago Institute of Politics, Multimedia Producer, 2013-2014
Mountain Workshops, Video Producer, 2017
Carolina Photojournalism Workshop, Coach, 2018
San Antonio Express-News, Photo Intern, Summer 2015
Eddie Adams Workshop, October 2013
Missouri Photo Workshop, September 2012
The Oregonian, Photo Intern, Fall 2011
Greensboro News and Record, Photo Intern, Summer 2011
Bloomington Herald Times, Photo Intern, Summer 2010


Common Currents (Group) | Artpace - San Antonio, Texas | January 2018
Northern Short Course | "Merging Filmmaking and Journalism" | March 2018
Interrobang Film Festival | Screening of "Believers" | June 2017
Iowa Motion Picture Association | Screening of "Believers" | April 2017
Montgomery Film Festival | Screening of "Believers" | January 2017
March on Washington Film Festival | Screening of "Two Marches" | July 2016
Slideluck Austin VII (Group) | Austin, TX | May 2015
“An Examination of Ag-Gag and Data Trespass Statutes.” Paper presented at AEJMC National Conference, Minneapolis, MN, August 2016


University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
M.S. in Journalism, May 2016
    Master’s Thesis: “Believers,” a short film on campaign volunteers 

Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
B.S. in Journalism, June 2012


Documentary photojournalism and filmmaking; Baseball history, Political communication; Journalism studies; Contemporary American history; Social movements


Trinity University
Narrative Video Production, Adjunct Professor, Fall 2016

University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Introduction to Photojournalism, Teaching Assistant, 2014-2016

Northwestern University
Guest lecturer in Photojournalism


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