David Farre Photography

 

education

RUTGERS UNIVERSITY, New Brunswick, New Jersey
B. A. in History and Political Science (May 1997)

experience

THE BURLINGTON FREE PRESS, Burlington, Vermont
Digital Content Director (July 2010 - present) Oversee all editorial operations of BurlingtonFreePress.com. Work with all newsroom employees to achieve success on the Web and in social media.

Digital Developer (July 2009 - July 2010 ) Managed front-end Web development of BurlingtonFreePress.com, which included working with Saxotech CMS templates, HTML and CSS to create tools and methods for newsroom storytelling online.

THE COLUMBIA DAILY TRIBUNE, Columbia, Missouri
Web Editor (July 2001 - July 2009) Transformed ColumbiaTribune.com from a static archive of the newspaper's print edition to an interactive source of continuous news. Responsible for all aspects of the site including design and production. Led the website through two redesigns and a CMS migration.

MISSOURI SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM, Columbia, Missouri
Adjunct Instructor (Aug. 2002 - May 2008) Taught Electronic Photojournalism, the multimedia class in the photojournalism sequence of the Missouri School of Journalism. Coached students as they pitched, reported and produced multimedia stories. Taught them the tools needed to most effectively put photojournalism on the Web including HTML, CSS, audio, video, Flash and Photoshop.

THE NEW YORK TIMES ON THE WEB, New York, NY
Web Producer Intern (Fall 2000) Photo producer at NYTimes.com. Prepared photos for daily sections, slide shows, special sections and The New York Times Magazine.

AURORA PHOTOS, Portland, Maine
New Media Intern (Summer 2000) Editor and producer of The Road to Sydney, an eight-week long interactive multimedia journey through Australia for CameraWorks on washingtonpost.com. Researched destinations and story ideas. Edited stories, photos, audio and video from the photographer in the field and produced them for the Web.

skills

  • Strong news judgment and editing skills.
  • Strong team-building, leadership and communication skills.
  • Exceptional computer skills on both Mac and PC platforms.
  • Extensive Web design skills including HTML and CSS.
  • Extensive background in photojournalism, picture editing and visual storytelling.
  • Fluent in Spanish.

references

Available on request.

 

 

 

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