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Sam Owens
Evansville, Indiana
+1 (812)-298-5921  
samowensphoto@gmail.com

Education:
- Bachelor of Science in Visual Communication, Specialization in Anthropology,
  Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, September 2010 to May 2014
- Scotland Field School in Documentary Photojournalism in Edinburgh, United Kingdom, July 2011 to August 2011 

Experience
- The Charleston Gazette-Mail, Charleston, West Virginia, Staff Photojournalist, May 2015 to present
- The Flint Journal, Flint, Michigan, Photography Intern, January 2015 to May 2015
- The Tampa Bay Times, Tampa, Florida, Photography Intern, June 2014 to January 2015
- Matt Eich Photography, Norfolk, Virginia, Photo Assistant, January 2014 to May 2014
- The (Ohio University) Post, Athens, Ohio, Staff Photographer, Picture Editor, January 2011 to December 2013
- The Roanoke Times, Roanoke, Virginia, Photography Intern, May 2013 to August 2013
- Ohio University Communications & Marketing Department, Photographer, January 2013 to May 2013
- The Evansville Courier & Press, Evansville, Indiana, Photography Intern, August 2012 to November 2012
- Southeast Ohio Magazine, Athens, Ohio, Contributing Photographer, Winter 2012, Spring 2012, Spring 2013
- Soul of Athens, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, Contributing Photographer, Spring 2011 & Spring 2012

Accolades
- West Virginia Press Association, First Place in Sports Photography, August 2016
- College Photographer of the Year, Bronze in Interpretive Eye, November 2014
- New York Times Portfolio Review, New York City, April 2014
- Eddie Adams Workshop XXVI, Jeffersonville, New York, October 2013
- AP Indiana News Photo of the Month Award, October 2012
- NPPA Student Quarterly Clip Contest, First Place in News, Third Place in Feature & Sports, Aug-Oct 2012
- NPPA Student Quarterly Clip Contest, First Place in Feature, Nov 2011 - Jan 2012

Affliations
- Nikon Professional Services Member, May 2016 to present
- NPPA National Member, September 2010 - Present
- NPPAOU Chapter Member: September 2010 - January 2014 (Secretary, President, May 2012 - January 2014)

Grants/Scholarships
- School of Visual Communication Kodak Professional Photography Scholarship, 2013 Recipient
- VNPA George Smith Memorial Student Scholarship, 2012 Recipient

Work Published in: 
- The Washington Post
- Bloomberg Businessweek
- Wall Street Journal
- Charleston Gazette-Mail
- Flint Journal & MLive.com
- Tampa Bay Times
- The Virginian Pilot
- Roanoke Times
- Evansville Courier & Press 
- Indianapolis Star