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STILL IMAGES WITH AUDIO

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PURE VIDEO PROJECTS LINKS

CLICK HERE to view a timelapse video of a sign installation.

CLICK HERE to view my interview with the Sole Living Nuremberg War Crimes Prosecutor.

CLICK HERE to view my informational video created for the international social services organization, Ashoka.

CLICK HERE to view an explanatory video created for Broward County's Urban League.

CLICK HERE to view my recruitment video created for Miami's Northwestern High School.

CLICK HERE to view my fundraising video created for a Miami children's nonprofit.

References

Tim Collie                                                                       Managing Editor, Newsmax Media, Inc. 

ctcollie@gmail.com.                                                    (561)715-2798

Peta Phipps                                                                    Publisher, Caribbean Living Magazine

Publisher@caribbeanlivingmagazine.com           Cell (954)610-1248

Steven Purcell                                                               Former personal photographer to Vice President Dan Quayle

sp@stevenepurcell.com                                              Cell (703)855-2508

WORK HISTORY

Jul 2008Present

Team Principal, Visuals

Content Creators

As one of 4 team principals, I am responsible for proposal, creation, and capture of all audio, dynamic multimedia imagery for video, and conventional still photography, the client requires. Additionally, I consult on the design of all website and printed material for both clients and Content Creators. From preproduction meeting through final project project presentation, I offer Content Creators' recommendations on all matters related to visual content.

Jul 2006Jul 2010

Director of Photography

Caribbean Living Magazine

Create either visual essays or photographs to accompany lead stories, and coach edit and layout images from the magazine's photographers.

Feb 2005Jul 2008

Staff Photographer & Multimedia Journalist

South Florida Sun Sentinel

AS A MULTIMEDIA JOURNALIST:

Generate Multimedia pieces for websites as needed.

AS A PART TIME PICTURE EDITOR: Assign and coordinate the entire staff of photographers.

AS CO-TEAM LEADER FOR THE MIAMI DOLPHINS COVERAGE:

Make recommendations concerning which games required coverage, and based on their kickoff times and locations, who would staff which games, how the cards would be handled, assign either lab technicians and or editors to the event, coordinate with the league for credentials, obtain airplane tickets, rental cars, hotel rooms, workspace at the stadium, and secure a means of transmission so deadline could be made.

AS  ATHLETIC  SPECIAL  SECTIONS  PHOTOGRAPHER:

Either generate and execute a concept for the 4 times per year high school, college and professional sports editions.

AS A STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER:

Conceive, present, execute and complete both daily and long term news and feature assignments via conventional digital photography, multi-media and video imagery. This work is in addition to my regular staff duties: Conception, presentation, execution and completion of both daily and long term news and feature assignments via conventional photography and multimedia and video.

Oct 1998Feb 2005

Staff Photographer & Multimedia Journalist

Houston Chronicle

AS A PART TIME PICTURE EDITOR: Assign and coordinate the entire staff  of photographers, then represent visual interests both in the daily budget meetings and to page designers.

AS A MULTIMEDIA JOURNALIST:

Create still image presentations with an audio component.

AS TEAM LEADER FOR THE HOUSTON TEXANS AND UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS FOOTBALL COVERAGE:

Make recommendations concerning which games required coverage, and based on their kickoff times and locations, who would staff which games, how the cards would be handled, assign either lab technicians and or editors to the event, coordinate with the sports' governing bodies for credentials, obtain airplane tickets, rental cars, hotel rooms, workspace at the stadium, and secure a means of transmission so deadline could be made.

AS ATHLETIC SPECIAL SECTIONS PHOTOGRAPHER:

Either generate and execute a concept for the annual college and professional sports editions.

AS A STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER:

IN THE USA: Negotiate access, maintain track of and coordinate with the subjects while keeping management apprised of developments in both stories, each of which averaged 8 months of photography : "Joe and Jennifer, HIV Positive and Homeless" and "Breaking the Cycle." Each piece is represented in the multimedia section of this CV. This work is in addition to my regular staff duties: Conception, presentation, execution and completion of both daily and long term news and feature assignments via conventional photography and multimedia.

INTERNATIONALLY: Via conventional digital photography and multi-media, conceive, present, execute and complete both daily and long term news and feature imagery while on extended assignment in Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Kenya, Vietnam, Kuwait and Iraq.

Jul 1996Oct 1998

Staff Photographer

St Petersburg Times

INTERNATIONALLY:

Coordinate with the Cuban Interests Section and U.S. State Department, travel and work visas, financial and equipment transport to Cuba, and in advance of the event, coverage of, access to Papal events, workspace and deadline fulfillment once in Cuba, as part of the Times' coverage of Pope John Paul II's state visit to the island in 1998.

IN THE UNITED STATES:

Research and present my portion, which dealt with the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms enforcement section, of the photography staff's project "Turning of the Leaf, 24 Hours of Tobacco in Florida." This work is in addition to my regular staff duties: Conception, presentation, execution and completion of both daily and long term news and feature assignments via conventional and digital photography.

AS TEAM LEADER FOR THE ORLANDO MAGIC AND UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA FOOTBALL COVERAGE:

Make recommendations concerning which games required coverage, and based on their kickoff times and locations, who would staff which games, how the film would be handled, coordinate with the AP if their assistance was required in processing the film, assign either lab technicians and or editors to the event if necessary, coordinate with the sports' governing bodies for credentials, obtain airplane tickets, rental cars, hotel rooms, workspace at the stadium, and secure a telephone line for transmission, so deadline could be made.

AS ATHLETIC SPECIAL SECTIONS PHOTOGRAPHER:

Either generate or execute a concept for the annual college and professional sports editions.

Jun 1994Jun 1996

Staff Photographer, Atlanta Bureau

Associated Press

IN PIONEERING WIRE SERVICE STYLIZED PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY:

I conceived, planned and executed a series of portraits of America's best hopes for gold medals in the 1996 Summer Olympic Games. Success required I convince AP sports and news picture editors , via a group of sketches I commissioned from my portrait ideas to give me work and travel time and money for props, airfare, rental cars and hotel accommodation. As I had already made contact with the United States Olympic Committee for a list of each member organization. With portraits conceived for each athletic discipline, I contacted each sport's governing body from the USOC list and asked who the best chance of a gold medal was. With this list complete, I evaluated each sport's qualifying regimen, athlete's hometown and training site to determine how I could photograph the greatest number of athletes in the shortest time while traveling and spending the least.

AS A STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER, PICTURE AND ASSIGNMENT EDITOR:

From behind a desk or via telephone, the duties of staff photographer at the Associated Press go beyond literal image making and include photo editing, assignment of freelance photographers to complete image requests from AP member publications, eliciting the submission of photographs from member publications to the AP, assignment of workspace, telephone lines for image transmission and film processing in local athletic facilities for member photographers coming to Georgia to photograph various events

Behind the camera, my duties included the completion of photographic assignments of local, state-wide, national and international significance in particular, the NFL's Super Bowl in 1995, two NCAA Southeastern Conference Football Championships, 2 years of the NCAA East Regional Men's Basketball and Southeastern Conference Tournaments.  I was the only person to photograph O.J. Simpson's first interview and public appearance since his acquittal of murder charges. My international experience as an AP staffer included several months in Haiti covering events related to the US-led military invasion.

May 1989Jun 1994

Staff Photographer

Miami Herald

AS A MANAGEMENT TRAINEE:  Attend a year's instruction with the training and consulting corporation " Achieve Global " who administered a management training program to select Miami Herald staffers whose managers recognized the staffers' inherent leadership potential would be further developed by a program of " learning-based solutions (that) focus on skills training and consulting in leadership training. "

AS A PART TIME PICTURE EDITOR: Assign and coordinate a staff of 20 photographers, then represent visual interests both in the daily budget meetings and to page designers.

AS A STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER: Conceive, present, execute and complete both daily and medium term news and feature assignments via conventional film and experimental digital photography.

Feb 1987Apr 1989

Student Naval Aviator

United States Navy

My time as a flight student included a general academic education in the US Navy's regulations, structure, administration, leadership and the general technical aspects of flight during 4 months in Pensacola, FL's Aviation Officer Candidate School. Upon commissioning at graduation in Pensacola, approximately 18 months actually flying aircraft at the navy's air training facility in Corpus Christi, Texas followed.

Jun 1985Feb 1987

Staff Photographer

Miami Herald

AS A PART TIME PICTURE EDITOR: Assign and coordinate a staff of photographers, then represent visual interests both in the daily budget meetings and to page editors.

AS A STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER: Conceive, present, execute and complete both daily and medium term news and feature assignments via conventional film photography.

May 1984Sep 1984

Summer Photography Internship

Los Angeles Times

As one of 7 photography interns who were the general assignment staff at the Times as all photography staffers were assigned to the 1984 Summer Olympic Games in Los Angeles, we would conceive, present, execute and complete both daily and medium term news and feature assignments via conventional film photography.

Jun 1981Sep 1983

3 Successive Summer Photography Internships

Miami Herald

Conceive, present, execute and complete both daily and medium term news and feature assignments via conventional film photography.

PROFECIENCIES

Deadline familiarity with: Adobe Photoshop CC, Photomechanic, Lightroom CC, Aperture, Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Final Cut, Soundbooth, Wordpress, and various satellite-based data exchange terminals.

EDUCATION

May 2014May 2014

Certificate of Completion

NPPA Multimedia Immersion Workshop

Held at Syracuse University's internationally renown school of visual communication, this workshop for visual journalists, emphasizing the latest technology in multimedia, with focus on combining still photographs, video and audio in a single presentation.

Jul 2009Aug 2009

Certificate of Completion

Brooks Institute of Photography's VJ Multimedia Workshop

" This workshop is a 24-hour shoot, followed by two post-production workshop days including a variety of guest speakers. This multimedia project combines photography, video and audio storytelling steeped in the documentary tradition, using the latest technology in visual storytelling.Because Visual Journalism and teaching both have at their core the desire to share information with the world, people can act on the world they face, day to day.  Our workshop is a celebration of the philosophy and methods of visual storytelling. "

Oct 2001Oct 2001

Certificate of Completion

Poynter Institute's Visual Edge

Use of " Flash " software to combine still images and audio for internet presentation.

Oct 1990Oct 1990

Certificate of Completion

Eddie Adams Workshop

Received an award of excellence, an assignment from the Philadelphia Inquirer's Sunday magazine in recongition of my outstanding work at the seminar.

May 1989May 1990

Certificate of Completion

Miami Herald Leadership Development Program

The training and consulting corporation " Achieve Global " administered the program to select Miami Herald employeed whose managers recognized the staffers' inherent leadership potential would be further developed by a program of " learning-based solutions (that) focus on skills training and consulting in leadership training. "

Feb 1987May 1987

Officers' Commission

US Navy's Aviation Officer Candidate School

Completion of 4 months of courses in officer conduct, leadership and management techniques, flight and aircraft fundamentals, navigation, naval history and regulations, and related material required of all university graduates who seek training as United States Naval Aviators.

Sep 1981May 1985

Bachelor of Arts

University of Southern California