Southland Publications

Art Director September 2013 – Present

Create and manage all visual aspects of alt-weekly VC Reporter and Ventana Monthly magazine.

California Apparel News

Webmaster August 2012 – September 2013

Create and manage the information content, organization, servers and technical programming aspects of

Los Angeles Daily News

Web Producer • Developer • Designer  June 2008 – July 2011

Designed and produced multimedia, databases, graphics, styles, blogs and visuals for the 100+page corporate website, averaging nearly 8 million page views per month.
Responsible for content management site-wide with attention to load time, mobile and SEO.
Principal manager of company social networking strategy.

Assistant News Editor/Projects  August 2004 — June 2008

Principal designer responsible for art direction on special projects. Design and layout high-visibility sections.

The Press Telegram

Director of Design  May 2002 — July 2004

Oversee all visual aspects of daily newspaper. Manage staff of 12 designers and graphic artists. Supervising editor on all special projects. Member of senior management team.

Pasadena Weekly

Art Director  March 2001 — May 2002

Plan, conceive and execute overall design and publication of alternative weekly newspaper. Supervise production department, graphic designers, illustrators and photographers and designers.

Los Angeles Times

Regional Photo Editor/TCN  July 1994 — September 2000

Managed photo operations for the daily Glendale News-Press and as many as eight weekly and bi-weekly newspapers.

Thomson Newspapers Ventura County

Chief Photographer  June 1983 — June 1994

General assignment photography, breaking news, sports and special projects. Managed depeartment, staff photographers and photo budget.

Staff Photographer  February 1983 — June 1983

General assignment photography, sports and special projects.


California Newspaper Publishers Association

  • 2010 Certificate of achievment, Online coverage,
    'Art in the Suburbs' — Los Angeles Daily News
  • 1997 1st Place General Excellence, 1st Place Design, 2nd Place Photo Essay — Glendale News Press
  • 1996 2nd Place General Excellence, 1st Place Design — Glendale News Press
  • 1995 2nd Place Lifestyle Coverage, 1st Place Feature Photo — Glendale News Press
  • 1993 2nd Place Staff Award — Oxnard Press-Courier
  • 1985 2nd Place Spot News Photo — Oxnard Press-Courier
  • Associate Press News Executives Council

  • 1994 2nd Place Portrait — Oxnard Press-Courier
  • 1985 2nd Place Spot News Photo — Oxnard Press-Courier

    Los Angeles Press Club

  • 2010 Finalist — Online coverage, 'Art in the Suburbs' — Los Angeles Daily News
  • 2003 1st Place Page Design — Long Beach Press-Telegram
  • 2002 1st Place Special Section — Long Beach Press-Telegram
  • 2002 1st Place Front Page — Long Beach Press-Telegram

    Adobe Creative Suite

    Expert in Photoshop, InDesign, Premiere, Dreamweaver, Acrobat. Proficient in Flash, Flash Catalyst, Illustrator.


    Apple, FinalCutPro, Aperture, QuickTime, ColorSync, Networking, Mac OSX, WindowsXP, iOS.


    Expert in all common internet protocols, social networking. Capable in XHTML, CSS. Some experience in JavaScript,


    Experienced in several content management systems including DTI, Unisys, NGPS. Familiar with Droopal and Joomla.
    Proficient in WordPress and MoveableType.