Jessica Overcash

Alexandria, VA, USA

Work Experience

One Common Unity

Media and Communications Intern/ Video Production Coordinator

• Documented activities during 5 day retreat, after school programming, monthly field trips, and extra activities
• Collected audio, video, photographic, and interview materials to produce promotional pieces for distribution to donors, volunteers, partners as well as on social media platforms on a daily basis
• Managed all digital media through logging, transcribing, converting, and organizing
• Collaborated in organizing a world premiere screening of feature length documentary at the National Geographic theatre

August 2014 - Present Washington, District of Columbia, United States

U.S. Council On Irish Immigration

Photographer

• Documented Irish Lobby meetings with members of the Judiciary Committee
• Captured candid shots, action shots, and posed shots of Congress, staff, and Irish delegates during reception on Capitol Hill
• Produced high quality images through digital editing and prepared images for publication
February 2014 - Present Washington, District of Columbia, United States

The Black Sheep

Writer, Staff Photographer, and Distribution Manager

• Generate and write informative and humorous articles for campus wide distribution/ digestion and commissioned fundraising events.
• Photographed events and people to accompany articles.
• Responsible for managing distribution of newspapers to all advertisers, organizations, businesses, companies, distribution street teams, and advertising managers.
August 2012 - May 2013 Richmond, Virginia, United States

Casey Blake Photography

Assistant and Second shooter

• Assisted lead wedding photographer by anticipating lighting situations and equipment selections.
• Orchestrated and organized large groups of guests for posed portraits and integrating candid moments.
Present Richmond, Virginia, United States

Alexandria City Public School System

Annual retirement Ceremony Photographer

• Documented pre-ceremony reception/ activities as well as the ceremony and awards.
• Compiled candid shots, action shots, and posed shots of retirees, employees, administration, and family.
• Produced high quality images in post-production through digital editing and prepared them for web publication.
Present Alexandria, Virginia, United States

Overcash Photography

Commercial Photographer, Art Photographer, Family Portrait Photographer

• Solicited for documentation of art works created by students from differing departments for web design, sales, and submissions.
• Worked independently to promote, shoot, and produce high quality purchase ready family portraits.
• Coordinated with families made up of children and pets while conceptualizing and executing natural representations.
• Demonstrated proficiency with all studio equipment, on location equipment, and technical software systems.
Present Alexandria, Virginia, United States

Education

Virginia Commonwealth University

BA in Photography with a Minor in Media Studies

August 2008 - May 2013 Richmond, Virginia, United States

Corcoran College Of Art + Design

Masters in New Media Photojournalism

Present Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Languages

English (Native),

Awards

Scholastics

Gold Key Award

2008

Congressional

Best Photograph

2008

Skills

Microsoft Suit, Adobe Suit, Audacity, Copyright, Final Cut, Garage Band, Photomatix Pro, Printing, Profiles,