Erin Winking

Full Stack Web Developer & Visual Storyteller

Springfield, IL

SUMMARY

Creative and driven visual storyteller and video photojournalist turned web application developer ready to take on a new career as a full-stack developer. Looking forward to use my diverse life-skill set and technical skills to develop and design web applications that make a positive impact for the public, the company, and myself.

I am currently working as a freelance web developer and video editor through my LLC, imageone.digital.

SKILLS

Front-End HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, jQueryUI, React, Responsive Web Design, Bootstrap

Back-End Python3, Django, MySQL, SQLlite, Bcrypt, Ajax and APIs, Amazon EC2, Gunicorn, WSGI, NGINX, Git

Video Production Professional ENG Camera Operation, ENG Field Production, Field Lighting, Framing/Composition, Color

Video Editing Final Cut X, Adobe Premier, Edius, Audio Editing, Color Correction, Multi-Track Editing, Sound

Storytelling Interviewing, Information Gathering, Writing, Public Relations

Social Media Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Reddit

EXPERIENCE

FOX13 (KCPQ-TV) - Seattle, WA

Photojournalist • April 2017 - March 2022

  • Contributed to evening newscasts by gathering video, interviews, and information from general and breaking news scenes and often assembled this video into stories that aired
  • Brought viewers live video from breaking news
  • Enhanced station's social media presence by tweeting with #Q13FOX hashtag from general assignment stories and breaking news events
  • Participated in morning newscasts by shooting overnight news
  • In June 2021, I, as well as several other members of our newsroom team, won an Emmy for our coverage of the May 30, 2020 riots in downtown Seattle.

KJRH Television - Tulsa, OK

Photojournalist • March 2015 - April 2017

  • Was an integral part of both morning and night newscasts by setting up and running remote live shots with reporters
  • Worked with reporters to gather, shoot, write, and edit news stories for prime-time newscast
  • Brought Tulsans breaking news via social media both with my own account (@edubyphotog) and the station's account
  • Gathered information from police dispatch, police officers, and bystanders to deliver accurate news from overnight scenes

KTUL Television - Tulsa, OK

Overnight Photojournalist • August 2013 - March 2015

  • Contributed to the morning newscasts by - without direction or supervision - gathering breaking news video, interviews, and information.
  • Further assisted the morning news team by running microwave live shots and live shots using bonded cellular technology.
  • Furthered the stations social media goals by tweeting information about news scenes.
  • Helped sales and creative services by occasionally running camera and audio for sponsored remotes.

KTUL Television - Tulsa, OK

Photojournalist, Senior Video Editor • April 2007 - August 2013

  • Used my skills to shoot and edit stories on my own and with reporters that aired in newscasts during all dayparts.
  • Impacted those newscasts further by setting up and shooting remote live shots from all manner of locations.
  • Was twice awarded 'Star Performer' awards and once 'Employee of the Month' for dedication I gave to my work.
  • As a video editor I worked to mentor and train other video editors and photojournalists; created a handbook to educate as well as entertain regarding editing SOP.

CONTACT

If you'd like more information, want to hire me for my mad skills, or are just seeking someone to talk about the weather with, please do not hesitate to contact me through imageone.digital! Thanks!