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Phone: (513) 720-5392 Email: scott@sma-photo.com Portfolio: www.sma-photo.com

Scott M Allison 3940 Carmel Springs Way, San Diego, CA 92130

EXPERIENCE San Diego Union-Tribune San Diego, CA Photojournalism Intern Jan. 2012 - Present Full-time internship covering spot news, assigned stories, sports and more. Set up lighting rigs, remote cameras and learning other techniques. Write captions and edit photos for print, online and for an iPad app. Develop and report on original stories aside from assigned stories. Online News Association Conference Boston, MA Student Newsroom Member Sept. 2011 Awarded a scholarship to staff the annual conference’s newsroom. Reported on events at the conference and attended lectures as I learned more about online journalism. One of only 20 students nationwide selected. Collaborated with other newsroom members to provide in-depth news reporting, including with multimedia and social media. Cox Media Group Ohio Cincinnati, OH Freelance photographer/Stringer Aug. 2010 – Dec. 2011 Photographed a diverse range of assignments for several local area newspapers, both dailies and weeklies. Edited photos for online and print and wrote captions. The Miami Student Miami University, Oxford, OH Online Editor, Interim Photo Editor, Staff Photographer, Online Staff Aug. 2009 – Feb. 2011 Increased web traffic from 50k hits per month to over 150k. Redesigned the website and created the first online staff at the newspaper. Produced video reports, audio clips and increased the paper’s social media presence. Posted videos to YouTube, as well as coordinated with other companies for social media giveaways. Miami University Marketing and Creative Services Oxford, OH Photographer Feb. 2010 – Dec. 2011 Worked with university faculty and other students to take photos using the university’s branding guidelines. Photographed sports, social events, and candid moments on campus and in the community. The Oxford Press Oxford, OH Photojournalism Intern Summer 2010 Coordinated directly with editors and writers to report local stories. Also edited for print, assembled photo galleries for the web, wrote captions and covered a wide range of events.

EDUCATION Miami University Journalism (B.A.), Photography (B.F.A.)

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Adobe Photoshop, other CS apps Canon and Nikon cameras Online CMS systems

2011 2010

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Oxford, OH Dec. 2011

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SKILLS Photo Mechanic Audio editing Video editing, Final Cut Pro

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Web languages - HTML/PHP/CSS Mobile web development Spanish (intermediate)

AWARDS

1 Place – Overall/Photo Essay, juried class competition, Miami University Best Web Site (miamistudent.net) - Miami University Society of Professional Journalists chapter Best Photo Portfolio & Single Photo - Miami University Society of Professional Journalists chapter

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS National Press Photographers Association Society of Professional Journalists


Scott M Allison Resume