photographer/reporter/graphic designer

Salary Requested:  negotiable
Education:  2004
Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Graphic Design with an emphasis in photography from the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma
Experience:  2007 - 2011
Elk City Daily News as staff photographer and news reporter
-Covering accidents, fires and general business news topics accompanied with interesting photos and captions.
-Conducting interviews for feature stories, questioning law enforcement and fire fighters for hard news stories. Assisting sports editor.
Elk City Daily News - promoted to sports editor. Responsible for laying out multiple pages within tight deadlines, including finding and placing AP stories, writing personal feature stories, headlines, and shooting sports related photos with a strong emphasis on high school sports.
Name: Matthew Meason
Phone:  (405) 641-7357
State: Oklahoma
Other Comments:  I have won numerous awards for my photography. My skills include, but are not limited to, Nikon digital SLR cameras and lens use, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Microsoft Word, WordPerfect X4, and AP style.
I am seeking to advance my career as a journalist with a camera, providing interesting photos and stories to a growing community.