About Me - alexwilsonmedia


About Alex Wilson

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.

Visit my website: http://www.alexwilsonmedia.com

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

• Telly Awards (2013) –A Tribute to George Esper, ‘The Heart and Soul of WU won a Bronze award in the History/Biography category, and 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 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.


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