Graphic Design Work

Independent Graphic Designer Oct. 2009 - Current
Designing ads, t-shirts, banners, logos, posters and schedules for the Marketing and Promotions Department for Virginia Tech Athletic, the Virginia Tech football team, the Virginia Tech Athletic Fund (Hokie Club), IMG College, IMG College clients and Wood Brothers Racing.

City of Salem, Virginia - Communications Specialist June 2011 - Current
Developing and maintaining city internal and external websites. Ensuring a consistent look and feel across all media with design and promotion of the City in both print and electronic form. Also developing, designing and editing the Salem Magazine distributed to every citizen in the City and surrounding area.

NASCAR on NBC - Lead Camera Spotter Jun. 2008 - Nov. 2019
Served as a NASCAR race spotter for the director for NBC Sports' coverage of America's most popular form of auto racing. This position included staying focused on the race leader coverage to always show lead changes on television. Also keept track of the abundance of in-car cameras so they are used fluently during the broadcast.

NASCAR Productions - Digital Archive Coordinator Jan. 2008 - June 2011
Coordinated NASCAR's video archive, both historical still photography and video owned by NASCAR Productions. Also shot, edited and produced for corporate projects for and television shows airing on NBC Sports Network and Fox Sports 1.

Lynchburg News & Advance - Sports Copy Editor/Designer May 2007 - Jan. 2008
Designed layout for a 30,000-circulation daily sports section, including information boxes, photo captions, headlines, and story & photo placement. Also edited local sports stories and participated in daily budget meetings with news staff on stories pertaining to Central Virginia.

WDBJ7-TV - Intern & Statistician Aug. 2005 - Dec. 2015
Writing and graphic designing for the deadline-driven, fast-paced Friday Football Extra highlight program. Also wrote, edited and shot local sports stories to air on WDBJ-TV in Roanoke, VA.


Indesign, Photoshop, Acrobat, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Slideshow Pro, Final Cut Pro, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint


Additional Skills:
Mac and PC Proficient, Still Photography, Video Photography, Communication Skills, Organizational Skills, Project Management, Presentation Skills, Meeting Deadlines.


Graduate of Virginia Tech
Major - Communication: GPA 3.2/4.0
Honor Graduate of Lord Botetourt HS


- First place, Mid-sized Sports Page, Virginia Press Association
- Boy Scouts - Eagle Scout
- Boy Scouts Adult Leader
- National Honor Society member
- Ruritan Medal of Honor Recipient
- Ruritan Club member
- Red Cross Volunteer
- WDBJ7 & Lions Club Volunteer Award
- NASCAR Day Volunteer pin recipient


Mike Stevens
City of Salem Communications Director
114 N. Broad St., Salem, VA 24153
(540) 375-4112

Damian Salas
Cassell Coliseum, Blacksburg, VA, 24061
(540) 231-8816

Sam Schauf
Virginia Tech Sports Properties
250 South Main Street, Suite 226, Blacksburg, VA, 24060
(540) 961-7604