My Work & Experience
Photographer | K-State Athletics
As a Photographer for K-State Athletics, I contribute photos that capture all aspects of the sporting events hosted; from the action to fan reactions to athlete emotions to be used for social media and marketing.
During events, I select relevant photos to send live for social media use and coordinate with other photographers to cover everything.
After events, I select, tag and upload photos to be used in the future. My work has been featured on Big 12 Conference and NCAA social media's as well as other conference team accounts.
Director of Social Media & Marketing | Kappa Delta
As Director of Social Media and Marketing for my sorority, I ran all social media platforms including Instagram, Tik Tok & Facebook. I planned out posts for Instagram & Facebook on a multiple times a week basis and created Tik Toks monthly. I created Instagram Story content every other day and created new social media initiatives like #SisterShoutout & #WhyKDWednesday to spotlight different members of the organization.
Over the first year, I grew TikTok following by over 1000% and Instagram by 10%. I worked to source photos and content from members for all platforms frequently. In addition to this, I created graphics for several events, photographed events as well as planned creative photoshoots with members. I also coordinated with the Vice President of Recruitment & Marketing as well as the Photographer.
Social Media Manager | BioBuilder Educational Foundation
As the Social Media Manager for BioBuilder, a educational foundation focusing on synthetic biology, I run all social media platforms including Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. I plan out posts for each platform weekly using a social media management platform. I've worked to feature podcasts and blogs the organization produces like "Career Conversations" and "The BioBuilder Podcast" in creative ways to gain more views and brand awareness.
I worked to source photos and content from various parts of the organization for all platforms frequently. In addition to this, I created graphics to spotlight different initiatives,
Marketing Photographer | K-State Athletics
As the marketing photographer for the Fan Experience Department I work directly with the managers of the department to capture content for sales & advertising efforts. I photograph all home football games and various men's and women's basketball games as well as events put on for student ticket holders. I capture specific game day competitions and traditions as well as emotions from the crowd.
In addition to following specific prompts on what needs covered, I work to find new and creative ways to capture the scene. After events, I sort through thousands of photos, pick the best ones and edit them to be sent back in a quick manner.
Freelance Consultant | Various Clients
As a freelance consultant, I've been able to work with over 20 companies ranging from small nonprofits to fortune 500 companies to local small businesses.
The projects have been in various different areas of business from marketing to research to human resources and more.
A few notable ones have included writing firm biographies for a large accounting firm researching grants for a nonprofit that provides musical instruments to underprivileged kids, creating a dynamic website for a healthcare professional, compiling merger and acquisition data for a mid-size bookkeeping company, creating social media content for small businesses and completing a market study for a communities housing situation.
In these roles, I've communicated with business owners and listened to their needs as an organization and how my help can help them work towards their goals.