KIMBERLEY MEYER                          PHOTOGRAPHER
             Digital Imaging – Video - Journalism - Technical Writing


My experience working in newspaper, broadcast media, studio photography and technical writing coupled with my academic training provides me confidence and a wide-range of skill as a photographer, videographer, journalist and writer.  I strive to comunicate daily life and critical information through images and text using a variety of techniques and equipment.

Areas of Expertise

Digital PhotographyStudio PhotographyJournalism
Sports PhotographyVideoCommunication
Event Photography  Photo Editing   Technical Writing




EXPERIENCE

Freelance Photographer/Multimedia Journalist                    May 2010 - Present
Photograph people and events as well as write stories for individuals, organization and media groups, businesses (Corporate, Private, Colleges and Universities) based on their needs. Capture, edit, and caption photos/video for news, magazine, web and mobile content. Report and write copy for news and feature print, web and mobile content.  Software: Photo Mechanic, Adobe Suites, PhotoShop, Illustrator, InDesign, DreamWeaver, Microsoft Office, Word, PowerPoint.

Photographer                         May 2013 – Aug 2013
Nexstar Communications, Inc., KLST/KSAN, San Angelo, TX
Recorded video of news and events broadcasted on local television news stations and websites.
Pursued story leads to bring new and interesting news and event reports back to the newsroom.
Covered daily news and events assignments while integrating spot breaking news.
Acted as a liaison between the public and media to nurture support and respect.


Multi Media Journalist    July 2012 – May 2013
San Angelo Standard-Times, San Angelo, TX
Contributed story telling images to the daily news publication as well as composed captions, news briefs and feature stories.
Covered daily news, sports, and events assignments while integrating spot breaking news.
Pursued story leads to bring new and interesting news and event reports back to the newsroom.
Acted as a liaison between the public and media to nurture support and respect.


Assistant Photographer              August 2009-July 2012
Office of Communications & Marketing, Angelo State University, San Angelo, TX
Photographed all aspects of University life under the direction of the Staff Photographer.
Contributed new photo ideas for university publications as well as earned awards for photo         talent.
Facilitated the efficiency of on location photo shoots and studio by setting up lights and camera            equipment.
   

Photo Editor             2010 Rampage, Angelo State University, San Angelo, TX
Contributed to the student campus newspaper through leadership and editorial organization.
Managed student photographers, assigning photo tasks and editing captions.
Assisted editorial staff with page layout and design.


Substitute Teacher               August 2000-May 2005
San Angelo Independent School District, San Angelo, TX
Provided guidance and well-being for students during the absence of the regular classroom teacher while maintaining the usual daily lesson plans, routines and discipline procedures in a positive learning environment.

EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

Angelo State University
San Angelo, TX / 2007 – May 2012
Bachelor of Arts
Major: English with Certificate of Business and Technical Writing, Minor: Journalism
GPA:  3.8/4.0
   
Temple College 
Temple, TX / Grad May 1996
Associate of Arts
GPA: 3.6/4.0

Multi Media Internship  2010
San Angelo Standard-Times
Completed Multi Media assignments including reporting, interviewing, writing, photographing, photo editing and captioning.

Web Management Internship  2009
DeCoty Coffee Co.
Completed upgrades, page redesigns, and maintenance for parent company website including, adding new product data and uploading product images to website.    


AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS

American Advertising Federation
2012 Gold ADDY
2011 Gold ADDY, Silver ADDY, Best of Show
2010 Gold ADDY, Silver ADDY, Best of Show
2009 Gold ADDY, Silver ADDY

Intercollegiate Press Association
2010 First Place Award, Second Place Award, Texas


PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

National Press Photographers Association
American Advertising Federation

WEBSITE & SOCIAL MEDIA

www.kmeyerphoto.com
@kmeyerphotog