freelance photographer based in the San Francisco Bay Area, JaShong
King has worked in photography as a camera salesperson, wet lab technician,
digital imaging specialist, picture editor, photo director, wedding,
portrait, commercial, landscape and newspaper photographer.
Intern for the New London Day (Summer 2004)
Full time intern in charge of shooting assignments for a 50,000 circ.
daily newspaper in eastern Connecticut, covering a variety of events
and breaking news.
Editor for the Spartan Daily (Spring 2004)
Coordinating a staff of 6 full time photographers and 2 part time
photographers, handling duties including work scheduling, assignment
delegation, picture editing, pre-press color correction, and advising
the Director of Photography on preferences in the usage of photos.
for the Spartan Daily (Fall 2003)
Covered the student government beat, broke the story on the collapse
in contract talks between the university and the local transportation
agency, covered sports, meetings, breaking news, as well as generated
features for a 6,000 circulation campus daily newspaper.
Intern for the New Orleans Times-Picayune (Summer 2003)
Full time intern covering news throughout southeast Louisiana for
a 250,000 circulation paper. Photographed tropical storms, floods,
car accidents, murders, shootings, minor league baseball, portraits,
features and the overall culture of the New Orleans area.
Intern for the Pinnacle Newspaper (Summer 2002)
Full time intern responsible for all news in two California counties
on the weekends, as well as contributing photographs on weekdays for
an 18,000 circ. weekly newspaper with two other staff photographers.
Duties included shooting as well as reporting general and spot news,
sports, portraiture, and developing self-generated projects.
color correction and black and white toning for Photoshop, QuarkXPress
and Adobe InDesign layout, fluent with both Mac OS and Windows, strong
familiarity with both Canon and Nikon systems, including their lines
of digital cameras, good comprehension of studio lighting techniques
and equipment, and well versed in photographic art and visual design