Ellie Markovitch Resume

Ellie Miranda Markovitch
Multimedia Storyteller • http://storycooking.com

•Media Chef, Dali Mamma Cafe, 2015, present
                                                                                    • •Teaching Artist, The Arts Center of the Capital District, present                                                                                                                                                                   
• Artist/Educator, The Sanctuary for Independent Media, present
• Outreach Coordinator, Agricultural Stewardship Association, 2012 to 2015                                • Photography teacher, Workforce Development Institute, Unseen America workshop, present
• Member of Chefs Consortium, organization that raises awareness of local food systems
• Contributor to From Scratch Club blog
                                                                                                   • Artist/Educator, Tech Valley High School, Rensselaer, NY, Spring 2012
                                                                                                                                                                       • Freelancer, produced multimedia packages for The International Herald Tribune newspaper and other Web sites, Paris, France, 03/2007-07/2008                                                   
• Staff Photographer, The Herald News daily newspaper, West Paterson, New Jersey, 10/2000-11/2004                                                                                                                                               
• Photo intern, The Jersey Journal daily newspaper, Jersey City, New Jersey, 02/2000-09/2000
                                                                                                                                                                     • Staff photographer, The Lewisville Leader weekly newspaper, Lewisville, Texas, 05/1999-08/1999

Foreign Assignments
Mexico, outsourcing of New Jersey jobs, 10/2004
Turkey, New Jersey band tour, 09/2003
Poland, New Jersey connections, 05/2002
India, New Jersey charitable connections, 08/2001
El Salvador, earthquake, 02/2001
Puerto Rico, Vieques protests, 08/2000

Main Honors and Awards
• First place, News Audio Slideshow (Independent) on the Web, National Press Photographers Association—The Best Of Photojournalism 2008 international competition
• Judge for the SND.ies: The Best of Multimedia Design competition by Society for News Design, 2005-2006.
• Second place, “Losing Mary”, Feature Picture Story, National Press Photographers Association — The Best of Photojournalism 2004 international competition
• New Jersey Understanding Award, New Jersey Press Photographers Association, 2003
• First place, Feature photography, New Jersey Society of Professional Journalists, 2001

Special Skills and Other Employment                                                                                                        • Teacher of Farms, Food and Photography Camps,  The Arts Center of the Capital District, 2012 to present                                                                                                                                                    • Multi-lingual: fluent in English, Portuguese, Spanish and French
• Artist/Educator, food workshop at the New York Hall of Science, 12/29-30/2011
• Artist/Educator, DIY SnackShop/ Uptown Summer/ The Sanctuary for Independent Media
06/2011– 08/2011
• Photographer, America 24/7 books, New Jersey. Documented life in the state of New Jersey as part of nationwide project, 05/2003
• Photographer, Southwestern Oklahoma State University Public Relations Office, 08/1995-05/1996

Master of Fine Arts in Electronic Arts from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 12/2011
University of Texas at Arlington, B.A. in journalism, photojournalism specialization, 12/1998


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