Professional ​

I have worked in video production for the past 6 years with a mix of non-profit organization, marketing agency, and freelance work. This experience and diversity has prepared me well to tell compelling and impactful stories that seek to impact and better those that encounter them. 

Software Skills

Premiere Pro

After Effects



Davinci Resolve 


Cinematographer, Freelance

August 2019-Present

  • Currently, I am shooting and working on a mix of commercial, broadcast, and film productions. 

  • I am also doing a fair amount of idea creation and editing on the projects I am apart of.

  • For a list of recent work credits please visit my Staff Me Up profile 

Director of Video Production, 337 Media

March 2019- July 2019

  • The Sanuk Group merged with 337 Media and I continued to lead the video production 

  • I coordinated with companies to execute their marketing strategy in the video for website, social media, and broadcast formats.

  • While I still handled much of production, I also took on more of a producer role, organizing filmmaking teams depending on the project and client.


Videographer, The Sanuk Group

May 2018-March 2019

  • Wrote, directed, shot, and edited commercial video projects for a variety of businesses within a marketing agency setting.

  • Worked within a creative team to execute projects.

  • Led the setup and execution of all video, lighting, and audio equipment.


DP/Camera Operator, Documentary: “Why We Dance,”

August 2017-December 2017

  • Director: Conni Castille; Funded by National Endowment for the Arts

  • In charge of visuals of the documentary.

  • Filmed many interviews, both single and two-person interviews, b-roll.

  • Shared the role with one more person to set up all video, lighting, and audio equipment.

Videographer, Missionlab

August 2014- March 2018

  • Planned out video content that would be used in social media, live events, training, and advertising applications.

  • Shot and edited the content with quick turn around deadlines.

  • Worked within a creative team with designers and writers to develop the message of the content we produced.


Experienced in operating Mirrorless and Cinema Cameras, Gimbals, Drones, Set Lighting, Audio Mixers, and Boom Microphones.


Bachelor of Arts in Moving Image Art

        University of Louisiana-Lafayette, Lafayette,LA

        Minor: Promotional Management




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