Ed

Education

  • BFA, Photography and Cinema – The Ohio State University

Professional Experience

  • Louisville Sunday Courier and Press, Louisville, KY –  Intern
  • Evansville Sunday Courier and Press, Evansville, IN –  Darkroom tech
  • Mansfield News Journal, Mansfield, OH – Photographer
  • U.S. Regular Army, Ft Bragg, NC – Post Photographer and CID
  • The Image Workshop, Columbus, OH – Photographer and studio manager
  • The Image Broker, Columbus, OH – Stock photo agency
  • The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH – IT manager and helpdesk manager
  • Ed Zirkle Photographer, LLC, Wilmington, NC – Photographer

Tools and Additional skills

  • Digital asset management.
  • IT management and networking, TCP/IP, DHCP and DNS.
  • IT desk top and server support.
  • Digital SLR proficiency.
  • 35mm film, 2 ¼ (6×7) and 4×5 format expertise.
  • Adobe digital software
  • Microsoft Operating Systems from 95 thru Windows 10
  • Microsoft desktop software and E-mail management.
  • Website coding and management and Microsoft webserver management
  • Digital editing Windows Media, Real Networks, QuickTime, MPEG-l, MP3, MPEG-4

Syndicated Services and Representation

  • Associated Press wire service
  • United Press International wire service
  • Woodfin Camp and Associates
  • SIPA France
  • Image Brokers

National Events Coverage

  • Presidential election coverage
  • Kentucky Derby
  • Indy 500
  • PGA Golf
  • Rose Parade
  • Rose Bowl
  • National Special Olympics games
  • World Special Olympics games

Publications

  • University of North Carolina, Wilmington
  • National Geographic Special Publications
  • Time Magazine
  • Newsweek Magazine
  • Business Week Magazine
  • US Magazine
  • Better Homes and Gardens
  • Women’s Magazine
  • Ohio Magazine
  • Snow’s Cut Magazine

Other Publications & Clients

  • University of North Carolina, Wilmington
  • The Ohio State University
  • State of Ohio
  • Ohio Legislators Guidebook, multiple years
  • The Ohio Heart of it All tourism campaign
  • State Map
  • Ohio travel guide
  • New Hanover County, NC
  • Amtrak
  • Rax Restaurants
  • White Castle Restaurants
  • Porcelain Steel Building Company
  • Mid America Jewelry Show
  • Columbus Ford Dealers 500 race
  • Muirfield Village Golf Club
  • Memorial Tournament
  • Ryder Cup
  • Lazrus Department Store
  • Merrill Publishing
  • Capital Club, Columbus, Ohio

Professional Organizations

  • Rotarian, Wilmington, NC and Columbus, OH
  • National Press Photographers Association
  • Ohio News Photographers Association
  • Nikon Professional Services
  • Business Networking International
  • Wilmington Professional Networking

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