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Hayden Andrews

haydenandrews93@gmail.com
816.316.9572

Education
Webster University, St. Louis, MO
Expected 2015
Bachelor of Arts, Media Communications, Minor in Photography, Certificate in Magazine Production
Study Abroad, Webster University, Thailand/Tuscany, Italy
January 2014- May 2014
Photowalk Downtown Kansas City, Hosted by Jason Domingues Photography, Kansas City MO
July 5th, 2013
 Attended Kansas City photo nightwalk; Guidance provided by professional Jason Domingues
 Instructed on long exposure technique specifically; Applied tutelage on site
Young Photographers Alliance Mentorship Program, Kansas City, MOMay 2013-July 2013
 Accepted to YPA based on online portfolio, essay submission. Developed portrait series on
transgender youth for ‘Escape’ theme
 Guided by established photographers Mark Berndt and Jonathan Chester over 10 weeks. Lessons
covered brainstorming concepts, selecting subjects, shooting techniques, digital editing, printing,
framing, and holding a show
 Mentees’ final series displayed at H&R Block Headquarters’ Artspace, and at Calumet Studios in
New York

Experience
Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO
January 2015 – present
Photography Intern
 Scout 80-acre campus, shoot photos of flora for publication, archive photos onto multiple servers
 Upload photos through AdobeBridge, enter Metadata, post-produce photos in AdobePhotoshop
 Engage with staff, be present at weekly meeting, process feedback
Vital Voice, St. Louis, MO
August 2014 – December 2014
Staff Photographer/Intern
 Conceptualize, execute, and edit shoots; Produce feedback
 Select compelling photo essay subjects, venture to capture multiple facets
 Attend company meetup, contribute ideas and suggestions
 Conduct on-site interviews for pairing captions
Macaroni Kid Downtown Kansas City, Kansas City, MO
June 2014 – August 2014
Social Media/Marketing & Events Intern
‘Macaroni Kid Downtown Kansas City’ is a free, weekly e-newsletter that provides family-friendly
information, articles, giveaways, and a calendar of events and activities happening in the local community
each week.
 Coordinate events, scout sponsors, and monitor booths
 Assist Macaroni Kid- Downtown Kansas City Publisher Kristi Dalberg
 Present Macaroni Kid to subscribers during events
 Launched LinkedIn, Instagram
 Maintain and update social media outlets including Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
 Research content and write Family Fun guides
The Ampersand, St. Louis, MO
January 2012-Fall 2013
Managing Editor, Photo Editor, Assistant Copy Editor, Editorial Section Leader, Staff Writer
 Schedule photo shoots, develop photo concepts, set up studio lighting, adjust camera (D-90, D300,
D3100) direct models
 Mentor staff members’ editorial production, engage writers, increase personal social
perceptiveness
 Chosen for publication (Editorials, Fall 2012, “Why Can’t I Be A Hipster” and Spring 2013,
“Gender 101”)

 Wrote features, copy-edited, and worked on layouts for the 2012, 2013 issues of ‘The Ampersand’
 Application selected for Managing Editor, Fall 2014
Office of Emanuel Cleaver, U.S. Representative, Kansas City, MO June 2012-August 2012
Communications Intern
 Assisted communications director, wrote press releases, attended Cleaver’s conferences,
photographed events

Involvement
Unpacking Study Abroad, St. Louis, MO
January 2015
Presenter
 Completed application, was selected with three fellow panelists for university event
 Presented, “Marketing Study Abroad,” discussed packaging study abroad experience in an
interview
 Fielded Q&A from students and faculty
LGBTQ Alliance, St. Louis, MO
Fall 2012-present
Vice President, Social Coordinator
 Scheduled and facilitated all club meetings and executive board meetings, orchestrated club
events and club-sponsored, campus wide events
 Plan and develop programs and activities, resulting in better speaking and coordination skills
Advanced Leaders Retreat, Carlinville, IL
September 2014
Lake Williamson Retreat Center
 Attended two-day retreat designed to engage student leaders, encourage reflection, and increase
an understanding in leadership approaches
 Completed StrengthQuest assessment, contributed to group discussion concerning leading in the
community
Webster Works Worldwide, St. Louis, MO
October 2013, 2014
Team Leader, Webster Groves Farmers Market (2013), Webster Rockhill Ministries (2014)
 Recruited volunteers, corresponded between group and project leader, logged on-site details

Skills
MAC & PC OS, using a scanner
MS & PC Office Suite – Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access
Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator

Employment
A Pizza Story, St. Louis, MO
Server

August 2014-present