2010 - present

2010 - present

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Zachary J. Brien821 Adele Street, New Orleans, LA 70130                                 

504-481-2328 zjbphoto@gmail.comwww.zjbphoto.com@zjbphoto (Instagram)



National Football League                                          September 2018-January 2019

Live Content Correspondent 

  • Shot DSLR photos and took cell phone video of games in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome during the 2018-19 season


FSC Interactive                                                                     July 2018-present


  • Shot photographs around New Orleans for clients to be used in advertisements, marketing campaigns and social media


NOLA Messenger                                                                 January 2013 – present


  • Shot pictures and video and wrote stories in the Uptown, Mid City and Gentilly neighborhoods of New Orleans, posted on the web, Twitter and Facebook


The New Orleans Advocate                                               February 2015 – present

Freelance photographer

  • Photographer covering assignments throughout the city of New Orleans 

  • Edited on strict deadline for print – using Photo Mechanic to submit


The Maroon - Loyola University New Orleans                          May 2013-2016

Senior staff photographer, photo editor and staff photographer

  • Senior staff photographer

    • In charge of training and managing staff photographers

    • Shot pictures on assignments that required special skill or expertise

    • Responsible for covering breaking news including social media

  • Photo editor

    • Edited and managed the look and organization of photos in the paper

    • Photographed around the city and Loyola’s campus


Freelance Photographer & Videographer                     August 2013-Present

  • Hired to shoot events of all kinds including, but not limited to, sports, weddings, proposals, product photography, portraits, dances and corporate events.

  • Organized images with Photo Mechanic, edited photos with Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom CC and video with Premiere CC 


Loyola University New Orleans – B.A. in Mass Communication   May 2016


Robert Morris

News Director, NOLA Messenger, rmorris@nolamessenger.com



Michael Giusti

            Maroon Advisor, Loyola University New Orleans, mdgiusti@loyno.edu,



Kyle Encar

            Photographer, Loyola University New Orleans, kencar@loyno.edu


Zach Brien Photography -- 504-481-2328 -- zjbphoto@gmail.com -- All images and text © Zach Brien 2019