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Five years experience as a photojournalist at leading daily newspapers in North Carolina and Florida.  Thirty years experience as a community college instructor in Photographic Technology. Retired from Randolph Community College as Division Chair for Photography, Advertising and Graphic Design and Interior Design.



January 2015 to Present

Photography Department Liaison, Randolph Community College

Provide marketing and representation of the Photography Program at Randolph Community College.


June 2011 to Present

Freelance photographer, adjunct instructor, and lecturer.


June 1981 to May 2011    

Department of Photographic Technology, Randolph Community College, Asheboro, NC.  Courses of instruction include:  Fundamentals of Photography; Photojournalism I and II; Multimedia Production; Small Format Photography; and Photography I and II for the Commercial Graphics Curriculum. Occasional classes on Photography for Interior Designers.

Freelance photography consisting of editorial, public relations, and location portraiture.  A partial listing of clients include:  The Association of Zoos and Aquariums; The North Carolina Zoological Park;  The North Carolina Zoological Society; The Associated Press; Time Magazine; USA Today; The National Association of Educators Magazine; The NC Department of Community Colleges and Randolph Economic Development Corporation.


October 1980 to June 1981    

Freelance photography and assisting in Raleigh, NCin the fields of advertising, editorial, and public relations.


November 1979 to October 1980    

Staff Photographer with the Florida Times-Union/Jacksonville Journal. Jacksonville, FL.

General assignments in news, sports, and features.  Winner of various regional photojournalism awards.


January 1976 to November 1979    

Staff Photographer with the News and Observer/Raleigh Times. Raleigh, NC.

General assignments in news, sports, and features.  Winner of various state and regional photojournalism awards.



September 1984 to December 1990    

Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC.
Bachelor of Science Degree, Special Studies. Summa Cum Laude.


September 1973 to June 1975    

Randolph Technical Institute, Asheboro, NC.  
Associate in Applied Science Degree, Photography.

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