Resume

Kelby Wingert, multimedia journalist

Skills
Digital photography, Blox CMS, Adobe Creative Suite, Canon camera equipment, Nikon camera equipment, Apple equipment, iMovie, Final Cut, social media, AP Style, HTML and CSS

Experience

Fort Hood Sentinel | Fort Hood, TX
Sports Editor August 2015-Present
I write, edit and photograph for the sports section of a weekly newspaper, the only authorized newspaper on Fort Hood. I cover a wide variety of sports and athletics on post, including rugby, varsity soccer and basketball, fitness classes and roller derby, as well as covering Texas high school football every week in the fall. I also cover features and news assignments.

StarNews Media | Wilmington, NC
Photo Intern May 2015-August 2015
Working alongside the StarNews photo and editorial staff daily. Taking on daily photo assignments including portraits, sports, spot news and event coverage. 

 

Iowa State Daily | Ames, IA
Photo Editor May 2014-May 2015
Leading and teaching a staff of 15-20 photographers by training, assigning photo assignments and critiquing photos. Take photos and photo illustrations to publish in print and online with detailed photo captions. Running the ISD Photo twitter account.

Assistant Photo Editor August 2013-May 2014
Helped the Photo Editor with overseeing a staff of 15-20 photographers by leading meetings and giving out photo assignments. Took photos and photo illustrations to publish with detailed photo captions.

Staff Photographer February 2013-May 2013
Took photos covering news, features and sports events related to Iowa State University and wrote detailed photo captions.

Coe College Cosmos | Cedar Rapids, IA
Assistant Editor in Chief August 2011-May 2012
Assisted the Editor-in-Chief with overseeing a staff of eight in producing a weekly publication with a circulation of 1,000, as well as writing, taking photos and communicating with advertisers. Also designed and handled a budget of approximately $7,000 per semester in addition to any advertising revenue.

Sports Editor August 2010-May 2011
Wrote for and designed the sports section.

 

Freelance photography
amanda.matilda.photgraphy Fort Dodge, IA April 2014-May 2015
Assisted wedding photographer Amanda Helmick with photographing several weddings and wedding receptions.

Juice Magazine Des Moines, IA October 2013-May 2015
Covered an art show, events and nightlife in Des Moines and Ames.

Des Moines Register Des Moines, IA April 2014
Photographed a dinner for the Register's Datebook Diner.

 

Awards
Society of Professional Journalists
Mark of Excellence (regional) 2014
First Place, General News Photography

 Mark of Excellence (regional) 2013
First Place, Breaking News Photography

 Mark of Excellence (regional) 2013
Finalist, General News Photography

Columbia Scholastic Press Association
Gold Circle Awards 2014
Third Place, Single sports photograph for news publications

Education

​Coe College
Cedar Rapids, IA
August 2010-December 2012
Communication Studies

Iowa State University
Ames, IA
January 2013–May 2015
B.S. Journalism and Mass Communication