Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Recent graduate and motivated photographer, videographer, and video editor ready and willing to take on new projects. Passionate wildlife and nature photographer; ability to think outside of the box to capture nature at it's best.

  • Four years video editing for Louisiana College's (LC) news segment, the Wildcat Weekly Minute.
  • Three years taking photos for special occasions used in promotional events and school documents; photos featured on college's social media platforms and Columns Magazine.
  • Photos professionally featured in the Louisiana Baptist Message, documenting the aftermath of Hurricane Laura.
  • Produced highlight videos and photographic documentation of LC athletics for its sports news segment LC Den TV; showcased on Facebook and Twitter.
  • Creatively shot promos for LC's Pro Life club, Union Board student activities club, and Chorale singing group using a DSLR camera.
  • Skillfully photographed Christian bands performances, Kellie & Kristen and Big Daddy Weave while on tour at Louisiana College.
  • Recruited by a Louisiana Baptist Disaster Relief Coordinator to co-create short documentary about disaster relief teams centered in Alexandria and Lake Charles, Louisiana in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura
  • Authored several local news articles that were published on Louisiana College's Wildcats Media Facebook page.
Work History
10/2020 to Current Animal Care Technician City Of Sacramento | Sacramento, CA,
  • Caretaker of numerous animal residents
  • Perform administrative day to day business management
  • Ensure pets' medicines are given timely
  • Respond to inquiries, settle concerns, and provide information to potential clients.
  • Collect and record pet intake data for current and future boarding and grooming services
01/2020 to 03/2020 Zoo Media Intern Alexandria Zoological Park | City, STATE,
  • Assisted Zoo's Media Specialist in photographing, videoing, and editing content of wildlife, zookeepers, and public events to promote on social media platforms and increase knowledge of both the facility and its goal of wildlife education/conservation
  • Creatively modified photos and videos using the applications Premiere Pro, Lightroom, Media Encoder, and Photoshop
  • Determined and adjusted subject position while selecting camera angles to optimize final product
08/2016 to 03/2020 Federal Work Study Student Jeff Young | City, STATE,
  • Organized CDs & DVDs of numerous Louisiana College campus events (Freshman and Sophomore year)
  • Edited weekly videos of Louisiana College's chapel services using Final Cut Pro software (Junior year)
  • General Manager of LC's KZLC radio station (Senior year)
05/2019 to 08/2019 Tech Team Dry Creek Camp Aaron Watkins | City, STATE,
  • In charge of filming, editing, and creating daily videos of campers
  • Proficiently utilized DSLR cameras, go-pros, and a drone to gain unique shots throughout campgrounds for use on social media and YouTube
  • Expertly utilized iMovie to edit videos for use on social media, announcements, and recognitions
  • Collaborated on special projects to efficiently capture desired stills and videos memorializing and documenting activities, projects, and news posts
  • Monitored sound booth, gained experience using Yamaha sound board to level sound for microphones & other instruments used onstage
  • Set up sound system for use in large outdoor sessions
  • Utilized ProPresenter to display song lyrics
06/2017 to 06/2017 Temporary Administrative Support Assistant Steve Maltempi | City, STATE,
  • Recruited churches for upcoming Harvest Initiative 2017 event
  • Professionally utilized conversational skills guidelines from LBC to discuss with churches all over Louisiana a unique opportunity for community outreach and renewal
  • Collected and maintained confidential information from interested pastors for employer outreach
  • Responded to customer inquiries with patience and positivity to establish excellent first impression
College Accomplishments
  • Spring 2020 - Media and Communication Senior Excellence Award
  • Spring 2020 - 2nd place in TV Newscast/Sportscast category at National Religious Broadcasters media production challenge (team award)
  • Spring 2019 - 1st place in Feature/News Photography competition at Southeastern Journalism Conference (SEJC)
  • Spring 2019 Oscar Hoffmeyer Endowed Scholarship in Journalism
  • 2019 - Distinguished Scholar-Athlete Award for Women's Cross-Country
  • 2017-2019 American Southwest Conference All- Academic Team for Cross-Country
  • Spring 2017- Outstanding Freshman in Production Award
  • 2017 - Distinguished Scholar-Athlete Award for Women's Cross-Country
  • 2017 - American Southwest Conference All-Academic Team for Track and Field
  • Fall and Spring 2016-2020 Dean's List
Expected in 05/2020 Bachelor of Arts | Convergence Media - Media Production Focus Louisiana College, Pineville, LA GPA:
  • Biology minor
  • Graduated Summa Cum Laude
  • Member of Omicron Delta Kappa
  • Coursework in animal diversity and photojournalism
  • Key Skills

DSLR, JVC cameras

Video editing

Photo editing

Attention to detail

Film crew support

Team collaboration

Multi-camera live stream/broadcast

Wildlife, nature, portrait, and sports photography

Equipment setup and maintenance

Experienced with green screen

Animal care/rehabilitation

  • Technical Skills:

Proficient in Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro, Lightroom, and Garage Band Knowledgeable in navigation and editing software for both Mac and PC computers

Foundations of Adobe Photoshop

MS Office/Powerpoint

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