About Me

My career in journalism began the second semester of my freshman year in high school, when I took a Journalism One class that sparked my interest in what I would eventually find to be a passion. I joined the Mountain Vista Media (MVM) staff my sophomore year as a reporter and received the opportunity to …

Outdoors

As someone who is passionate about the environment, I enjoy photographing animals and landscapes that captivate me in an attempt to tell the story of parts of the planet threatened by human habits. One day, I hope photographs like these will make a small difference in the attitude of people toward the outdoors. I hope …

Action

Sports bring spectators and athletes together in a united display of spirit and emotion. Photographs capture the focus and skill involved in competition and display the story of the athletes and their work as a team. Perhaps the most powerful sports photographs I have had the opportunity to capture are those that illustrate the intense …

Feature

As a member of my high school media staff, my photo assignments focused on all aspects of student life, especially the moments when the student body was united for a common cause. This was especially true of the students during a time of the year like Wish Week, when the school was assigned a Wish …

Social Media

Our multiple social media platforms were our primary way of immediately connecting to our student audience this year and were an effective outlet for sharing our stories and getting our audience invested in our content. Using Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat, we constantly updated our followers on sporting events, school events, and any other news occurring …

Writing

Writing is a powerful medium of conveying a message to an audience as well as quickly sharing news in a detailed and accurate manner so as to educate students on the major events in their community. This skill is one of my personal strong suits because I find that I am able to take the …