Randy Piland

Senior Lecturer - Photojournalism , Elon University

Burlington , North Carolina , United States

Professional

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. Attended numerous professional workshops at the Poynter Institute, University of Missouri, UNC-CH as well as others, and has served seven 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, Visual Storytelling, Publication Design and Web Publishing.

Production Skills & Specialities

Aerial, Corporate, Documentary, Sports, Portrait, Disaster Coverage, Backpack Journalism, Photo Editing, Spot News, Multimedia Production, Still Photography

Contact Information

Phone: 336-278-5232

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