San Antonio Express-News, Staff Photographer, March 2004-present 

Naples Daily News, Staff Photographer, September 1998- February 2004

Florida Gulf Coast University, Adjunct Professor, Photojournalism, Fall, 2003

The Indianapolis Star, Intern Photographer, May 1998- September 1998

The Albuquerque Journal, Intern Photographer, January 1998- May 1998

The Post Standard (Syracuse, NY), Intern Photographer, May 1997-December 1997


Syracuse University, M.A. Photography,  December 1997

Florida State University, B.S. Psychology, April 1996


Award of Excellence, Newspaper Photographer of the Year, POYi, 2018

Award of Excellence, Newspaper Local Picture Story, POYi, 2018

Award of Excellence, Feature, POYi, 2017

First Place, Best of the West, Feature Slide Show, 2017

Editor & Publisher EPPY Awards, Best Investigative/Enterprise Feature on a Website, 2016

Pulitzer Prize Finalist, Feature Photography, Team entry for immigration crisis, 2015

Third Place, Portrait, World Press Photo, 2015

Community Awareness Award, POYi, 2015

First Place, Motion Issue Reporting Story, POYi, 2015

Third Place, Newspaper Photographer of the Year, POYi, 2015

Second Place, Issue Picture Story-Newspaper, POYi, 2015

Community Service Photojournalism Award, American Society of News Editors (ASNE), 2015

Society of Professional Journalists, Sigma Delta Chi Award for Audio Slide Show, 2015

PDN Photo Annual, Video, 2015

American Photography 31 Selected Winner, 2015

Runner-up, Cliff Edom New America Award, NPPA Best of Photojournalism, 2015

Third Place, Best Published Picture Story (Large Markets), NPPA Best of Photojournalism, 2015

Honorable Mention, Portrait & Personality, NPPA Best of Photojournalism, 2015

Professional Shortlist, Contemporary Issues, Sony World Photography Awards, 2015

Third Place, National Headliner Awards, Best Online Slideshow, 2015

Screening, "A Life Apart: The High Price of Obesity," Visa pour l'Image, Perpignan, 2014

First Place, Issue Reporting Picture Story (Newspaper Division), POYi, 2014

Silver Gavel Award for Media and the Arts, American Bar Association, 2014

Second Place, Team award for Public Service, National Headliner Awards, 2014

Third Place, Portrait, National Headliner Awards, 2014

First Place, Team award for Community Service, Texas APME, 2014

Third Place, Best Published Picture Story (Large Markets), NPPA Best of Photojournalism, 2014

Second Place, Returning Veterans, Coming Home, NPPA Best of Photojournalism, 2013 & 2014

Honorable Mention, Best Published Picture Story (Large Markets), NPPA Best of Photojournalism, 2013

NPPA John Durniak Mentor Citation, 2013

Scripps Howard Foundation National Journalism Award, Photojournalism, 2010& 2012

Third Place, Newspaper Photographer of the Year, POYi, 2010

Second Place, Issue Reporting Picture Story-Newspaper, POYi, 2010

Finalist, Community Awareness Award, POYi, 2010

Runner-Up, Photojournalism, Casey Medals for Meritorious Journalism, 2010

Finalist, ASNE, Community Service Photojournalism Award, 2010

NPPA Region 8 Photographer of the Year 2010, 2009 & 2005; Runner-up 2004, 2006, 2008

Star Photojournalist of the Year, Texas APME, 2010

NPPA National MNCC (Monthly News Clip Contest) Photographer of the Year (tie), 2009

Runner-up, Photographer of the Year, Southern Short Course, 2009

First Place, Southern Short Course, General News and HM Portrait/ Personality, 2008 & 2009

Multiple awards, NPPA National Monthly Multimedia Contest, 2006-2009

Multiple awards, NPPA National Monthly Clip Contest,1999-2009

"Cowboys & Cul-de-Sacs" featured in Slideluck Potshow Austin, 2008

First Place, POYi, Portrait, 2007

Third Place, NPPA Best of Photojournalism Web Division, Audio Slideshows/Sports (Over) Category, 2007

Fotoseptiembre, "In Focus: Texas Documentary Photographers" exhibit, Majestic Ranch Arts Foundation, 2007

First Place, Southern Short Course Contest, General News, 2006

Photographer of the Year, San Antonio Express-News, The Philip True Journalism Award, 2005 & 2010

Best of Show, NPPA Women in Photojournalism Conference Exhibit, 2005; images chosen for exhibits in 2005, 2004, 2003

Third Place, NPPA Best of Photojournalism, Feature Picture Story, 2005

Best Picture Story, Web Site Category, NPPA Best of Photojournalism, “Haiti Turns 200”, Blueeyes Magazine, one of six photographers involved in project, 2005

Award of Excellence, POYi, Feature Picture 2002

Runner-up, Scripps Howard Newspapers, Photographer of the Year, 2002 


Hearst Journalism Awards judge, 2016-2018

FOTOfusion, Palm Beach Photographic Centre, Instructor, 2018

Mountain Workshops coach, Western Kentucky University, 2012, 2015, 2017

Ochberg Fellowship, Dart Center for Journalism & Trauma, 2017

The Image Deconstructed Workshop, Speaker, 2017

NPPA Northern Short Course speaker 2016

4x5 Photo Fest, Speaker, 2016

Photojournalism judge, Scripps Howard Foundation National Journalism Awards, 2014 & 2016

Eddie Adams Workshop, Faculty (Team Producer), 2007-2012, 2014, 2016, Black Team, 2004, Student, 1998

Southwestern Photojournalism Conference, Faculty/Speaker, 2012

Indiana News Photographers Association, Speaker/Contest judge 2012

College Photographer of the Year Judge, University of Missouri, 2011

Weekend Workshop, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Faculty, 2011

Syracuse University Fall Photojournalism Workshop, Faculty, 2008-2010, 2002-2003

Geekfest, APhotoADay's annual gathering, Speaker, 2001 & 2010

Nebraska News Photographers Association Savage Seminar, Speaker/Contest Judge, 2010

Women in Photojournalism Juried Exhibit, Contest Judge, 2009

Illinois & Wisconsin Press Photographers Association Convention, Speaker/Contest Judge, 2009

North Carolina Press Photographers Association POY, Speaker/Contest Judge, 2008 and 2011

Southern Short Course in News Photography, Speaker/Faculty, 2007

NPPA Women in Photojournalism Conference, Local Co-Chair, 2007

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