What inspired the Seattle Seahawks logo design? I posed that question to Burke Ethnology Curator Robin K. Wright thinking it would make a great blog post and social media content for the Burke to feature as the Seattle Seahawks prepare to play in the Superbowl game this Sunday. The result? Robin discovered that there is an incredible … Continue reading The mask that inspired the Seahawks logo
My favorite days at the Burke are when I can go into the collections and help tell a story about why we collect. Last fall, I heard about a collection of two million fish ear bones, called otoliths, that were being added to our fish collection and went to report about the incredible environmental insights … Continue reading Blog post inspires Seattle Times/AP story
Each of the more than 15 million objects in the Burke Museum's collections has a story to tell and we work to uncover those stories each and every day. I shot and edited this short video to rollout our new brand messaging as part of the appeal portion of our 2014 Curators Dinner gala fundraising event. Enjoy!
We're rolling out a beautiful new brand at the Burke Museum, but it's part of bigger plans for the "New Burke," a flagship natural history museum that inspires wonder and pride about the Northwest and our place in the world. It's an exciting time to be a part of this team! My boss and I worked on … Continue reading New brand, new plans, new microsite
The Burke Museum's International Conservation Photography Awards exhibit featured some incredible nature photographs. I met with three of the award-winning photographers as they toured the exhibit. Canadian photographer TJ Watt, a regular explorer of the remaining old-growth rainforests on Vancouver Island, B.C., told me about his photograph, "Last Stands."
I was responsible for designing and publishing all types of communications and marketing materials for KCTS Television and Stanwood-Camano School District. Here are some of the print items I designed:
I recently volunteered to be an Interactive Producer for KCTS 9's recent initiative surrounding prescription drug abuse in Washington state. The topic intrigued me and I was determined to get more experience with interviewing, shooting video and editing. After many, many hours in what spare time I could find, here is the final product: Tackling Opiate Addiction … Continue reading A story of methadone treatment