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 About Me

ROGER HART

206 Pine Drive
Pine Mountain, Georgia 31822

Email: rhartnewmedia@gmail.com
Cell: 706.992.5095
Web: nownewmedia.com

CAREER OBJECTIVES
New Media Producer, Director Media Center/Services  and/or Lecturer in New Media Production

QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY
• Staff Photographer/New Media Editor for the Ledger-Enquirer Newspaper and Online
Edition, News Webcast Editor/Videographer. Photo Editor for the Sports Illustrated website,
SI.com. Twenty-five years experience as a Photojournalist for several daily newspapers, magazines
and wire services. Commercial Photographer for Advertising, Public Relations and Portraits

• Proficiency in: Photojournalism, Online Journalism, Digital Imaging, New Media Design,
Multimedia Production, Social Media, Web Site Design, Digital Video Production, Motion
Graphics, Digital Audio Production, TV and Radio Production, Digital Asset Management.

• MFA double major in Cinema and Photography and Interactive Multimedia graduated 2000.
2001-2002 taught New Media courses as a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Interactive
Multimedia Program at Southern Illinois University. 2008 – 2010 Lecturer in New Media
in the School of Journalism at SIUC teaching Digital Video, Web Design and Graphic
Communication. Taught Multimedia Workshops. Advised College Newspaper on Video
Production, New Media Production and Website/Blog Redesign. 2012-2014 Director
NPACE (Non Profit And Civic Engagement) Media Center and Lecturer in Media Production in
the Department of Communication at Columbus State University.

SKILLS SUMMARY
Computers:
• Windows OS
• Apple Mac OSX
• Apple Final Cut Pro X
• Apple Motion
• Apple Aperture
• Adobe After Effects
• Adobe Photoshop
• Adobe Audition
• Adobe Dreamweaver
• Adobe Lightroom
• Extensis Portfolio

New Media:
• Online Design
• Social Media
• Photography, Audio, Video, Animation
• Podcasts, Vodcasts,
• Mobile Media Production
• Presentations, Workshops & Training

Photography:
• Nikon, Canon HDSLR & Panasonic Lumix
• Large & Medium Format systems
• Studio & Field Lighting
• Inkjet and Film Fine Art Printing
• Digital Imaging & Film Processes
• Digital Image Database Mgmt.
• Audio Slideshows
• Staff Photojournalist
• Photo Editor
• Commercial Photographer
• New Media Editor

Video:
• Sony, Panasonic, Canon & JVC HD
• Digital Video Prod. HD and HDSLR
• Stedicam Merlin and JIB operator
• Web Video Production
• Digital Video & Audio Editing
• Motion Graphics Creation

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
Present CONTRACT PHOTOGRAPHER and NEW MEDIA PRODUCER
nownewmedia.com
Editorial and Commercial Contract Media Production

2010   – 2014 Director NPACE Center and Lecturer
Media Production
Department of Communication
College of Arts
Columbus State University
Columbus, Georgia
• Teaching Media Production
• Directed Media Center
• Internet, TV and Radio Show Production
• Supervised Media Internships
• Produced University Marketing Photography and Video

2008 – 2010 LECTURER
New Media
School of Journalism
College of Mass Communication and Media Arts
Southern Illinois University
Carbondale Illinois
• Teaching New Media storytelling across the curriculum
• Teaching Web Design
• Teaching Basic/Advanced Graphic Communication
• Planning & Conducting Digital Video/Multimedia workshops

2006 – 2007 STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER/NEW MEDIA EDITOR
Ledger-Enquirer
Columbus, GA
• Shot news, feature, business and sports on newspaper.
• Created online multimedia: video, audio, slideshows.
• Produced news video Web Cast.
• Trained newsroom personnel in New Media.
• Researched & presented on New Media in Journalism

2004 – 2005 PHOTO EDITOR/PHOTOGRAPHER
Callaway Gardens
Marketing Department
Pine Mountain, GA
• Edited 10,000 image photo collection
• Shot photographs of events as assigned
• Created Digital Image Library.

2003 – 2004 ONLINE PHOTO EDITOR
Sports Illustrated
SI.com web site
CNN Center
Atlanta, GA
• Photo editing for SI web site, created photo slideshows.
• Responsible for photographic design and content of the website.
• Shot special assignments. Supervised multimedia staff.
• Taught producers and staff workshops in Digital Imaging and Image Database.
• Created digital image database from SI photo library.
• Negotiated Image purchases from Getty and AP

2001- 2003 VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Interactive Multimedia Masters Program
Information Technology Minor
College of Mass Communication and Media Arts
Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, IL
• Taught New Media (undergraduate & graduate) Courses taught in
Web Design, Multimedia Production, Digital Video, Motion
Graphics, Digital Imaging, DVD Production, Internet and the Mass
Media, Digital Media and the Information Society.
• Advised IT minor and Served on Graduate Committees
• Recommended purchase of New Media equipment, configured and
taught in Journalism Department New Media Lab for Information
Technology Minor.
PROJECT LEADER
• Supervised Web Design Team for Non-Smoking initiative
pilot project for the governor of Illinois.

2001 Spring ADJUNCT FACULTY /LECTURER
Radio-Television Department
College of Mass Communication and Media Arts
Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, IL
• Taught senior level Multimedia Production course.

2000 March INTERNSHIP VIDEO PRODUCTION
Platypus Workshop
Norman, OK
• Taught and assisted still photographers in preproduction, production
and post production of digital video stories using Final Cut Pro
workstations and Canon DV cameras.

1997-2000 GRADUATE TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS
School of Journalism
College of Mass Communication and Media Arts
Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, IL
PHOTO COACH at DAILY EGYPTIAN NEWSPAPER
• Taught photojournalism and critiqued staff’s work.
• Staff won 1st and 2nd in Photographer of the year in 2000-2001 in the
IL Press Photographers College Division. Many other awards.
• Mentored photographers to acquire internships.
• TEACHING ASSISTANT
• Assisted teaching Basic and Advanced Photojournalism courses for
two and a half years. Responsible for teaching Digital Imaging Labs

1992-1997 STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER
Roanoke Times
Roanoke, VA
• Shot news, feature, sports and business on newspaper.
• Created illustrations in the studio and digitally.
• Maintained image archive on computer database.
• Shot and transmitted assignments for AP wire service.
• Planned and shot photo stories.

1990-1992 COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHER
Hart Photography Studio
Salem, VA
• Shot Advertising, Public Relations, Corporate & Portrait assignments
Miller Falls, MA
Graduated Hallmark Institute of Photography
Portrait Photography Course
Contract Portrait Photographer for Universities

1989-1990 STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER
Northwest Florida Daily News
Fort Walton Beach, FL
• Shot news, feature, sports and business on newspaper.

1988-1989 FREELANCE PHOTOGRAPHER
Gannett Westchester/Rockland Newspapers
White Plains, NY
• Shot news, feature, sports and business on newspapers and for Wire Services

1988 October PHOTOGRAPHER PARTICIPANT
Eddie Adams Workshop
Liberty, NY
• Winner of Fortune Magazine assignment.

1988 Summer INTERNSHIP PHOTOGRAPHER
Los Angeles Times, San Diego County Edition
San Diego, CA
• Shot news, feature, sports, and business on newspaper.

1986-1988 STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER/PHOTO EDITOR
Daily Egyptian
College Newspaper
Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, IL
• Shot news, feature, sports, and business on college daily newspaper.
• Edited photos and photo stories on college daily newspaper.

EDUCATION
Master of Fine Arts
Cinema and Photography and Interactive Multimedia
Double Major, Graduated with Honors 2000
Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, Illinois

Bachelor of Arts
Cinema and Photography
Journalism minor
Graduated with Honors 1988
Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, Illinois

Associate of Science
General Studies
Graduated with Honors 1986
Virginia Western Community College
Roanoke, Virginia

Professional Affiliation
National Press Photographers Association

References
Available Upon Request

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