Kent Conklin

Bachelor of Science Degree in News-Editorial Journalism from the University of Colorado, Boulder with an emphasis in photojournalism.

Photography internship with the Greeley Tribune - 28,000 circulation (summer 2004)
Photographed daily assignments ranging from community events and sports to spot news. Worked with staff members to generate story ideas and critique recent projects.

Photo editor for Campus Press - circulation - 10,000 circulation (Dec 2003 – May 2004) :
Worked with a staff of nine photographers distributing assignments, editing photos, and communicating with the rest of the editorial staff. Gained experience working in a leadership position, working on tight deadlines, and working with an all-digital editing workflow.

Staff photographer for Campus Press - 10,000 circulation (2003):
Worked as a staff photographer for a weekly campus newspaper, shooting 2-5 assignments per week. Gained experience working with a small photo staff on assignments from conception to print using Canon digital SLR cameras.

Free lance experience (2001-present):
Worked for organizations including the Colorado Press Association, the University of Colorado, Jeffco News, and the restaurant review department of Playboy.com.

Other employment: Academic Support Resident (University of Colorado), Sales (Coral Ridge Movie Theaters).

Skilled with the Canon DSLR system
Knowledge of transparency and print scanning
Proficient with an all digital photographic workflow

Photoshop 5 through CS
Photo Mechanic
iView Media Pro
Quark Xpress
Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint