My Resume


EDUCATION

Augustana University, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA
Journalism major and Theatre minor

Haugesund Toppidretts Gymnas, Haugesund, Norway
General University Admissions Certifications

SKILLS

Computer skills:
– Operating systems: Microsoft Windows and Mac
– Programs: MS Office, Final Cut Pro X, iMovie, Gimp Photo Edit, InDesign, InCopy and
various photo editing tools.
– Web Design: WordPress, and some html coding.

Video skills:
– Several years of experience making relatively high quality films with low quality equipment.
– Some experience with drone cinematography.

Photo Skills:
– I bring my camera wherever I go, and I do everything from portraits, urban, artsy and sports photography.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Internship at Haugesunds Avis, Norwegian regional paper
Position: Reporter and photographer 2016
Duties: Wrote 25 published stories, five of them ended up as cover stories, and one got published in the National paper “Rix.”

EDDA Yearbook, Augustana University Yearbook
Position: Section Editor for the Arts 2015 —
Duties: Editor, Writer and Photographer

Primus Media
Position: Speaker and Reporter
Duties: Live speaker and reporter for national broadcast

Freelance Journalist
Position: Freelance Video Journalist
Duties: Made three short documentaries / video portraits that I sold to HTV, a regional TV-station. The films were aired on regional television in the week leading up to the National Track & Field Championships in Norway:
– The Road To Nationals – Hanne Steinstoe, 10.00m
– The Road To Nationals – Elisabeth Angell Bergh, 1500m
– The Road To Nationals – Sindre Eikje, high jump

Helgoe Meny Karmsundgaten (Grocery store)
Position: Department manager. Shift Manager.
Duties: Bakery department manager. Shift manager with responsibility for closing the shop at night. (I took this job to finance my journalism degree in the US)

OTHER EXPERIENCE

Over the Bridge” Documentary Short
Position: Producer, Director, Cinematographer, Photographer, Editor
Info: Won a Jury Award for Social Impact at the Sioux Empire Film Festival in April 2016,
2nd place at Highway 61 Film Festival in Minnesota 2016,
Nominated for Best Student Doc at the Brightside Tavern Film Festival in New Jersey,
Official Selection for the Awareness fest in Los Angeles 2016,
Official Selection for the Los Angeles Cinefest 2016

Augustana University, 200for200 fundraiser campaign, episode 1 – 9
Position: Director, Photographer and Editor
Info: Directed nine fundraiser videos for Augustana University Athletics department.
Episode nine: “Fundraiser 200for200 Augustana Athletics”

Midco Sports Network, Regional TV
Position: Director, Photographer and Editor
Info: Video story “The Northern Sun Experience –
Augustana Vikings.” Aired on regional TV throughout the Midwest in November 2015. (Because Midco will use their own fonts for the credit lines, this video has no names or credits in it)

Journalism assignments Augustana University
Position: Director, Photographer and Editor
Info: Video PROMO ” Augustana Twilight 2015″ / Video Portrait “Colorgirl” and
Video Portrait “Grant Elliott, Theatre & Anxiety”

Vertical Foundations by Joel Smith
Position: Photographer
Info: Photography for the published book Vertical
Foundations by Joel Smith

ACTIVITY AND LEADERSHIP

Norwegian Student Association (NSA) at Augustana University
Co-founder and Vice President. In charge of event-planning and organization.

Augustana Theatre
Acting, directing, stagecraft and backstage shop work

Augustana Collaborative Theatrical Society (ACTS)
Member

Haugesund IL (Local track & field organization in Norway)
In charge of young track athletes between the ages 13 and 20. Through weekly practices I directed and coached them through all aspects of the training and competition.

Track & Field
Earned 12 national medals in national championships as a junior/youth long jumper 2008-2012

Olympic Weightlifting
National Champion for senior and junior 2011-2012.

INTERESTS

Movies – Filmmaking – Photography – Writing – Reading – Swimming – Running – Traveling – Art – Sports and a lot more.

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