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)

 

Experience

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

Photographer

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

 

NOLA Messenger                                                                 January 2013 – present

Photojournalist

  • 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 

Education

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

References

Robert Morris

News Director, NOLA Messenger, rmorris@nolamessenger.com

504-452-1861

 

Michael Giusti

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

504-352-0045

 

Kyle Encar

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

            504-491-0066

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