Resume – Ivy Ashe

WORK EXPERIENCE

Reporter, Photographer

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Hilo, Hawaii

April 2015 – July 2017

Reporter with focus on agriculture, conservation, and health beats for daily newspaper serving Hilo and East Hawaii Island. Lead writer for Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Centennial section. Occasional events and sports photographer.

  • Winner, Long Form Feature Writing, Daily Newspapers, 2016 Society of Professional Journalists (Hawaii chapter) awards
  • Finalist, Health Reporting, All Media, 2016 Society of Professional Journalists (Hawaii chapter) awards
  • Finalist, Short Form Feature Writing, Daily Newspapers, 2015 Society of Professional Journalists (Hawaii chapter) awards

 

Reporter, Staff Photographer

Vineyard Gazette

Edgartown, Massachusetts

March 2011 – April 2015 (staff), May 2010 – October 2010 (freelance)

Covered events, government, education, arts, agriculture, sports, and business for weekly newspaper and daily website. Beat reporter for town of Tisbury. Featured photographer in A Year on the Vineyard (2014).

  • 1st Place, Sports Story, 2013 New England Newspaper and Press Association (NENPA) Better Newspaper Contest
  • 2nd Place, Transportation Reporting, 2013 NENPA Better Newspaper Contest
  • 1st Place, Sports Story, 2012 NENPA Better Newspaper Contest
  • 1st Place, Photo Illustration (with cartoonist Paul Karasik), 2012 NENPA Better Newspaper Contest
  • 1st Place, Sports Story, 2011 NENPA Better Newspaper Contest
  • 1st Place, National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) Monthly Clip Contest, Region 1 General News April 2012
  • 2nd Place, NPPA Monthly Clip Contest, Region 1 Feature   January 2012
  • 3rd Place, NPPA Monthly Clip Contest, Region 1 General News   July 2011

 

Photographer, Writer

Edible Vineyard Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts

Martha’s Vineyard Magazine, Edgartown, Massachusetts

January 2013 – August 2015 (freelance)

Wrote feature-length stories for quarterly magazine spotlighting local food.

Wrote and photographed sports, agriculture, science, and maritime stories for bimonthly lifestyles magazine.

 

Graduate Research Assistant

University of Missouri- Columbia

Columbia, Missouri

January 2009 – May 2010

Proofread and copy-edited journal article drafts and manuscripts. Researched and compiled historical data.

 

Photo Editor, Photographer

Columbia Missourian

Columbia, Missouri

May – August 2009 (photographer); August 2009 – January 2010, March 2010 (photo editor)

Photographed and edited images for daily newspaper. Assisted with multimedia production. Helped coordinate staff photographer assignments. Newsletter reporter and editor for 61th Missouri Photo Workshop. On-site photographer and photo editor for 2009 Texas Bowl in Houston.

Editor-in-chief

Rice University Campanile

Houston, Texas

January 2007 – July 2008

Supervised staff of college yearbook. Developed overall theme and design for book. Proofread all content. Coordinated annual book distribution.

 

Photographer, Copy Reader // Rice Thresher, Houston, Texas

January 2005 – March 2008

Photographer for weekly student-published newspaper. Fact-checked and proofread articles.

 

SKILLS

conversationally fluent in Spanish // reading knowledge of French

Mac and PC // Canon and Nikon // Microsoft Office

InDesign, InCopy, Photoshop, Lightroom, Bridge, Dreamweaver, FinalCut Pro

basic html, CSS, and Flash

 

 

EDUCATION

University of Texas at Austin, journalism doctoral student 

August 2017 – present

 

University of Missouri- Columbia , M.A. in Journalism // class of 2010

G.P.A.: 3.92

Thesis- Picturing Dixieland: A qualitative analysis of 21st-century photojournalism in the American South

 

Rice University, B.A. in Linguistics, Hispanic Studies // class of 2008

G.P.A.: 3.56

 

Universitat de Barcelona, fall 2007

Academic Programs International term