William Murdock Martin III
228 Elizabeth St, Apt. 4F
New York, New York 10012
(541)-291-3214 / firstname.lastname@example.org
New York University, Tisch, New York, NY
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Photography & Imaging Major
GPA 3.53/4.00, Expected Graduation May 2016Studied Abroad: Havana, Cuba (Spring 14'), Abu Dhabi, U.A.E. (January 15'), Accra, Ghana (Summer 15'), Buenos Aires, Argentina (Fall 15')
Washington Square News Photographer
Sigma Phi Epsilon, Fraternity Brother
Explorations Community Leader at NYU dorm Founders, Media Revolutions
Resident Assistant at NYU dorm Founders
Honors:Featured in Ian Parry Scholarship Exhibition 2015 London
Gold Winner in the Global 69th College Photographer of the Year, Documentary Category 2014
Thomas Drysdale Production Fund Recipient 2014, 2015
Sony Focus Student Nominee 2014
Published as Notable Essayist in Mercer Street 2013
Photograph Published in New York Times 2013
Awarded Bronze Medal for Skills USA Photography 2012
Questbridge National Scholar Finalist 2012
Education First Global Citizen, Awarded Service Trip to Peru 2011 Rotary “Service Above Self” Award 12’
Adobe Photoshop CS5 Certified Associate
Conversationally fluent in Spanish
Proficient in Adobe Premier & After effects
Certified Peer Mediator (SOU Ashland, Or)
Freelance Photography & Videography:
New York, NY, 2007 to present: Self-employed photographer & Videographer. Specializing in headshots, events, weddings, proposals, and studio setups. Skilled at creating videos for weddings and events. Well trained in studio lighting and underwater photography.
Morgan Miller Photography internship:
New York, NY, Fall 2014: Photo assistant within a photo studio. Operated lighting equipment, retouched photos, assisted models & production team, and up-kept the studio.
Washington Square News Photojournalist:
New York, NY, Fall 2012 to present: Photojournalist within NYU’s daily student-run newspaper.
Resident Assistant in NYU Housing:
New York, NY, Fall 2014 to present: Assist in the development of an environment conducive to the academic and personal growth of undergraduate residential students by serving as a role model, peer mediator, resource and referral person, advocate, policy enforcer, programmer, and leader for first-year residents.
Southern Oregon University Academy:
Ashland, OR, Summer 2013: Senior Counselor Supervised and Organized 400 students during scholastic activities as a counselor.
Grants Pass Daily Courier:
Grants Pass, OR, 2008-2012: Student Photographer Worked as a student photographer at Grants Pass’ newspaper company. Acted as a close liaison between the city school and the city community.
Village Care Rehabilitation and Nursing Center: Manhattan, NY, 2013: Volunteer Helped and assisted the elderly in fun activities while building strong connections.
Grants Pass, OR, 2008-2012: Program Head Implemented and organized canned food drives, hygiene & clothing drives, river cleanups, tree plantings, a yearly Christmas basket program, and visiting hours at a Retirement Community.