University of Florida Bachelor of Science in photojournalism in 2013
International Pacific University Bachelor degree in primary education 2019-Present

Fukuoka Prefecture, Kawara, Fukuoka, Japan.;
Full-Time Elementary School Teacher, April 2024 – present
— duty TBA.  

Town of Kawara, Kawara, Fukuoka, Japan.;
English Teacher's Aide, April 2019 – March 2024
— Assisting English teachers and supporting students learning English in the elementary and junior high school English classes.  
Assistant Public Relations Officer, April 2019 – March 2024
— Assisting designing the town's monthly magazines; designing its special publications such as posters, brochures and website; advising its publication's plans and delivery platforms, social media posts and other related issues.

Public Relations Officer & Social Media Specialist, June 2016 – March 2019
— Creating locally focused intriguing images that attract those who are living in the city but wish to move to the countryside; covering local events; managing social media feed; conducting photo/multimedia stories on local people and organization; holding photo exhibitions at various venues in metro areas.  Also, planning and taking a supporting role in town-sponsored events.
— A photo book has been published.  Its digital version can be seen HERE (Japanese)

The Daily Hampshire Gazette, Northampton, Mass.;
Photography Intern, June 2014 – December 2014
— Covering daily assignments (news, feature and sports,) conducting photo/multimedia stories.

The Ledger, Lakeland, Fla.;
Photography Intern, January 2014 – May 2014
— Covering daily assignments (news, feature and sports,) conducting photo story/project, and creating photo illustration.

Jacksonville Business Journal, Jacksonville, Fla.;
Photography Intern, August 2013 – December 2013
— Taking controlled-light portrait photos of business leaders in Jacksonville, Fla.; covering meetings and events that were related to Jacksonville’s business leaders and major sporting events held in Jacksonville. Also conducting business photo/multimedia stories.

The Independent Alligator, Gainesville, Fla.;
Contributing Photographer, August 2012 – May 2013
— Covering feature, general news and local sporting events.

Correspondent, Freelance & the other works at
Asahi Shimbun, contributing photographer, Tagawa, Fukuoka, Japan.
The St. Augustine Record, contributing photographer, St. Augustine, Fla.
Run for the Horses endurance ride and ultra-marathon, Asheville, N.C.
The 2018 Winter Olympics’ host city selection ceremony, Munich, Germany.
British royal family’s wedding, London, United Kingdom.

JOU4903 Berlin Photojournalism study abroad program, summer 2011
— Producing multimedia story of an interesting person in Berlin, Germany. 
Coaching a middle-school English club since April 2018.

Photoshop; Photo Mechanic; Bridge; Soundslides; InDesign; Illustrator; Audacity;
Premiere Pro; Final Cut Pro;
Knowledge of creating photo galleries;
Basic Web designing;
Basic knowledge of Content Management System

Carol Lollis          Daily Hampshire Gazette, Northampton, Mass.
Calvin Knight      The Ledger, Lakeland, Fla.
James Crichlow   Jacksonville Business Journal, Jacksonville, Fla.
Daron Dean         St. Augustine Record, St. Augustine, Fla.
John Freeman      University of Florida, Gainesville, Fla.

Nikon D750 with a 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6, 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 and 28mm f/1.8 lenses.
Vivitar flash and slave unit.

English & Japanese: full proficiency 
Spanish: elementary proficiency
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