KASS I JACKSON

photojournalist | stor yteller

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Email: kassijacksonphoto@gmail.com S eek i ng f u l l - t im e e m p l o y m e n t in t h e jo u r n al is m , co m m u n ic at io n s or
Phone: 614.395.6771 r el a ted fie l d s .
Website: kassijackson.com

Kent, Ohio MEDIA AND LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

U n i ve rs i t y Comm u n i cat i on s an d Mar ket i n g | Au g u s t 2017 - p resent
P h oto I n t e r n
P hotog r ap h e d o n - c am p u s as s ig n m e n t s in c l u d in g : e ve n t s , s p o r t s ,
EDUCATION p or tr a i t s an d ot h e r as s ig n m e n t s . Fil e d p h oto s in t h e c am p u s f il i ng
system an d p e r fo r m e d ot h e r o f f ice d u t ie s . Wo r ke d s id e - b y- s id e wi th
Bachelor of Science other ca m p u s p h oto g r ap h e r s .
Journalism with a concentration
in photojournalism T h e B u rr Mag azi n e | Au g u s t 2017 - p r es en t
P h oto E d i to r
Kent State University T he ma g az in e’s l e ad p h oto g r ap h e r. M an ag e d t h e p h oto st af f
Expected graduation date: a nd coor d in ate d w it h ot h e r e d ito r s . Re s p o n s ib l e fo r e d it in g al l
December 2017 p hotog r a p h s t h at ap p e ar in p r in t an d o n we b. Ac t ive l y s p e n t t ime i n
t he p hoto st u d io an d wo r k in g o n - l o c at io n fo r p h oto sto r ie s .

T ra n s i t i on s Mag azi n e | Fr es h m an Fal l Edi t i on 2017
E d i to r
ACCOLADES Ma na g ed a st af f o f w r ite r s , p h oto g r ap h e r s an d d e s ig n e r s to c r e a te a
ma g a z i n e fo r in co m in g f r e s h m e n to Ke n t St ate U n ive r s it y. Ge n e rate d
2017, 1st place, Features stor y i de as , as s ig n e d sto r ie s , p h oto as s ig n m e n t s an d wo r ke d
category, Ohio News w i t h des ig n e r s to c r e ate a vis u al an d in te r e st in g m ag az in e to b e
Photographer Association, di str i b u te d to st u d e n t s an d ove r s aw al l e d it in g o f t h e w r it te n p ie ce s
“Mike Wray” a nd p hoto g r ap h y.

2016, “Advisers Award for T h e Ke nt St at er | Jan u ar y 2016 - D ecem ber 2016
Outstanding Service,” The P h oto D i r e c to r
Kent Stater advisors Ma na g ed a st af f o f u p to 1 4 p h oto g r ap h e r s , co l l ab o r ate d w it h
r ep or ter s o n sto r ie s to c r e ate st r o n g vis u al s , as s ig n e d p h oto
r equ est s an d e n s u r e d p h oto g r ap h e r s ad h e r e d to a st r ic t d e ad l ine for
b oth p r i n t an d o n l in e .

T h e Ke nt St at er | Au g u s t 2015 - D ecember 2016
P h oto g r a p h e r
P hotog r ap h e d as s ig n m e n t s r an g in g f r o m : b r e ak in g n e w s , e ve n t s ,
fea t u r es , p o r t r ait s an d s p o r t s . C apt io n e d an d e d ite d p h oto s b e fore
fi l i ng p h oto s o n d e ad l in e fo r b ot h p r in t an d o n l in e .

The Co l um b u s Z o o a n d A q u a r i u m | J u ly 2 0 1 6 - p r e s e nt
G u e s t E n g ag e m e n t T e a m L e a d

Resp onsi b l e fo r e n s u r in g g u e st s e r vice an d e n s u r in g t h e g u e st
eng a g em e n t te am s ar e p r ov id in g t h e s am e s e r vice to d ail y
g u ests. C r e ate d s c h e d u l e s , l ab o r l o g s an d f il e d ot h e r fo r m s o f
docu men t at io n . Le d t h r e e to f ive e n g ag e m e n t te am s o u t o n zo o
g r ou nds at an y g ive n t im e , e n co u r ag e d te am m e m b e r s to s u cce e d
a nd ma ke e ve r y g u e st ’s d ay “G. R . E . A .T ” an d m ad e s u r e te am
memb er s an d g u e st s n e e d s we r e p r ovid e d fo r.

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