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Alex Wilson Multimedia

Clients

• Popular Mechanics Magazine
• Forbes Magazine
• Humana
• The Washington Times
• Senator Jay Rockefeller's Discover the Real West Virginia Foundation
• NASA
• American Heart Association
• State of West Virginia
• Marshall University
• Syracuse University
• Where to Retire Magazine
• Pete Dye Classic, Nationwide PGA Tour golf tournament
• Business Facilities Magazine

Get in Touch

I am available for freelance work. Feel free to contact me if you would like to work together on a project: alexwphoto@yahoo.com
(202) 421-0304

 

I am a commercial photographer who's specialties include

  • corporate photography
  • portrait photography
  • editorial photography
  • magazine photography
  • event photography
  • multimedia development and design
  • video production

I also do web design specializing in Flash design and XHTML and CSS development.

I have a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Marshall University and a master's degree in Visual and Interactive Communications from the SI Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.

Brief History

I have worked as a staff photographer with the West Virginia Department of Commerce, a photo editor/multimedia editor with The Washington Times in Washington, D.C. and a multimedia specialist for the P.I. Reed School of Journalism at West Virginia University

I am currently the multimedia specialist for WVU College of Business and Economics where I produce primarly photography and video for the college's marketing and communications materials.

Honors/Awards

• PRSA Crystal Award (2014) – The WVU College of Business and Economics received the Crystal Award by the West Virginia Chapter of PRSA for our Fall 2013 B&E alumni magazine in the category of Magazine or Newsletter. I organized and completed the photography for the magazine.

• Telly Awards (2013) – (video) A Tribute to George Esper, ‘The Heart and Soul of WU won a Bronze award in the History/Biography category, and (video) See What You Can Be – Logan Venderlic won a Bronze award in the Recruitment category.

• Communicator Award competition (2011) – Award of Excellence, the competition’s highest honor, in the "Video - Educational Institutions" category for the WVU IMC program’s 2011 graduation video.

Society of Professional Journalists’ (SPJ) Sigma Delta Chi Award for public service and Annual Webby Awards Official Honoree (2008) – recognized for work on The Washington Times series titled “Disposable Heroes” that disclosed the unethical treatment of veterans during a Veterans Affairs medical experiment. I produced a Flash interactive package pulling together all the multimedia assets and allow the viewer to explore the content in detail.

• Apex Awards (2005) – award for Publication Excellence in Multimedia and Interactive Publications for a multimedia CD-ROM promoting the Main Street West Virginia program.

• National Association of Government Communicators (2003) – Second place photography portfolio.

• "Barn Storm" the Eddie Adam's Workshop (2001) – selected as participant.

Tamarack of West Virginia – juried artist.

• Marshall University Student Juried Shows (1997,1998) – second prize, photography category.