Selected Press

Set photographer for feature film, Range Runners

Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce, 29 January 2018

Presentation on Digital Privacy and Surveillance

Gateway Journalism Review 2017, Vol 46, Number 346

“Illinois' 'independent' news network publishes pro-Rauner propaganda”

The view from the Harrisburg Hardees

“Reporting local news from thousands of miles away”

Southern Illinoisan, May 27, 2017

"Local CryptoParties arm citizens with digital security, privacy tools"

NPR - WSIU, April 18, 2017

"Internet Privacy. Is It Really Private?"


Best of College and High School Photography, Finalist, Trump Wall, Photographer's Forum 2017

Shrode Photography Competition, 3rd place, Jessica Tezak, October 2013

David A. Gilmore Photography Award, 15 April 2013

Jeanne Hurley Simon Memorial Scholarship, Awarded for "exemplary service and commitment to continuing involvement with libraries," April 8, 2013


-Master of Science, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, 2017

Mass Communication and Media Arts, Professional Media and Media Management. Research Project: Surveillance Self-Defense

-B.A. Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, 2013

Cinema and Photography

-B.A. Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, 2011

Criminology and Criminal Justice, Minors in Forensic Science and Psychology