B.S., Middle Tennessee State University; M.A., Ohio University. Thirty years as a photojournalist at four newspapers in Georgia, Massachusetts and Tennessee. Thirteen of those years as picture editor and senior photographer at The Tennessean in Nashville. While there he initiated the transition from film to digital, helped establish the use of their digital archive system and was the lead digital imaging trainer. Served as an U.S. Army photojournalist from 1984-1992 in the reserve component and was deployed and covered Desert Storm in early 1991. Attended numerous professional workshops at the Poynter Institute, University of Missouri, Kalish Picture Editing, UNC-CH as well as others, and has served ten years on the multimedia team at Western Kentucky University's annual Mountain Workshops. Named Elon University's first Faculty Fellow of Technology in 2010. Came to Elon in 2005 where he teaches Photojournalism, Multimedia Journalism, Visual Storytelling, Publication Design and Web Publishing. In 2013 he received the Robert F. Garland Educator Award from the NPPA.
Aerial, Corporate, Documentary, Sports, Portrait, Disaster Coverage, Backpack Journalism, Photo Editing, Spot News, Multimedia Production, Still Photography