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Full name

Sarah A. Miller

Title

Photojournalist

Location

Tyler, TX

Blurb

Editorial and portrait photographer located in Tyler, Texas between Dallas and Shreveport.

Biography

Sarah A. Miller is an independent editorial photographer with 10+ years of experience in visual journalism.

With a passion for community journalism and empathy for all people, Sarah is a journalist that people feel comfortable to work with.

As a storyteller, Sarah looks for the humanity inside the trending news topics of the day.

She's also adept in sports photography, lifestyle assignments, portraits, events and weddings.

She holds a bachelors degree from Central Michigan University in journalism with a minor in broadcast & cinematic arts. After college, Sarah attended the Eddie Adams Workshop Barnstorm XXIII (2010), Missouri Photo Workshop (2017), Mountain Workshops (2015), was a speaker at the NPPA Women in Visual Journalism Conference (2017), and was a student in the winter 2020 cohort of the Poynter Leadership Academy for Women in Media.

Sarah's previous employers include: Tyler Morning Telegraph, Sidney (Ohio) Daily News, The Bay City (Mich.) Times, YES FM, The Flint Journal, Deseret News and the Salt Lake Tribune.

She is currently available for freelance, full-time or part-time work.

Please contact
sarahaphotojournalist@gmail.com or call (734) 347-0312

Follow Sarah on Twitter @SmillerPhoto and Instagram: @killasmilla

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sarah-miller-a5002a12

Experience

Chief Photographer

Tyler Morning Telegraph/M. Roberts Media

Tyler, Texas · 2011 – 11/12/2020

Education

BA in Journalism with Photojournalism Emphasis

Central Michigan University

Mount Pleasant, MI · 2005 – 2009

I majored in Journalism and minored in Broadcasting & Cinematic Arts at CMU. During my time there I worked as a writer and photographer for the school newspaper and online magazine. I also worked as on-air talent and behind the scenes at the school’s radio and television stations. Beyond that I was a members of the Honors Program and played clarinet in school band.

Awards
2020 Poynter Leadership Academy for Women in Media , Poynter Institute
I was one of 30 students in the winter 2020 cohort.
2019 1st Place Specialty Reporting , The Texas Associated Press Managing Editors
Six-Part Series “Empowering Mothers – Improving Birth Outcomes”
2018 Barbara Jordan Media Award , TX Governor’s Committee on People w/ Disabilities
2014 2nd place Star Photojournalist of the Year, Class 3A , Texas APME
Specialties

photography, video, audio, multimedia, journalism, photojournalism, production, editing, on-air talent, voiceovers, reporting

Skills

photoshop, photo mechanic, final cut pro, adobe premiere pro, soundslides, audacity, storytelling, reporting, writing, social media, management, photography, documentary, journalism, photojournalism

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