Professor of Multi-Media Studies
Assistant Professor, Department of Journalism
Full Time Start Date August 16, 2008
Professional and Creative Activity (photography and video)
• NEW LEGACIES AND LIVING ICONS: March 2007; Group mixed media show; Maryland State Arts Council, Baltimore, MD ( HONEY CHILD exhibited)
• HERITAGE FILM FESTIVAL: March 2007; Upper Marlboro, MD; (HONEY CHILD exhibited)
• UTOPIA FILM FESTIVAL: November 2006, Greenbelt, MD ( HONEY CHILD [documentary short category] and TRANSLUMINATION [experimental category])
• SPACE IS THE PLACE: MAY 2005; Group mixed media exhibition; Decker Gallery, Maryland Institute College of Art.
• TRANSLUMINATION, 2005, Craig Herndon. Experimental documentary video, Exploration of light and rhythm at the visible edge of light, twilight.
• FIRST GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY FILM FESTIVAL: fall 2004; Washington, D.C.; HONEY CHILD exhibited.
• HONEY CHILD, 2004, Craig Herndon. Experimental documentary video, Examination of a childhood experience that explores Race and Color in 1950’s Washington, DC. Experimenting with the use of still imagery in narrative film.
• THE WASHINGTON POST, 1970 to present, Published Daily 1972 to 2000. Covering Daily News assignments and Long Form story projects.
• REFLECTIONS IN BLACK, Deborah Willis, 2000, Norton
• SHADOW, Bob Woodward, 1999, Simon and Schuster
• THE CHOICE, Bob Woodward, 1996, Simon and Schuster
• SONGS OF MY PEOPLE, Easter, Cheers and Brooks, 1992; Little, Brown
• Magazines TIME, NEWSWEEK, LIFE, PEOPLE, others.
• Howard University, Department of Journalism, Hearst Visiting Professor, 17 lectures to over 200 students. Lectured on New Media, Visual Literacy, Representation in the Media, and Photojournalism, fall 2007.
• Howard University, Department of Journalism, Photojournalism Adjunct 2006-2008, one course per semester. Spring 2008, 2 Independent Study Students Grad and Undergrad. Regular schedule of individual student mentoring sessions.
• Howard University, Annenberg Honors Meeting, Workshop, Self-Improvement, Creativity, Focus, Stress relief.
• Maryland Institute College of Art, Community Arts Program, 5 Workshop Lectures, Personal Development, Creativity, Team Building and Photojournalism. 2005 to 2007.
• Howard University, School of Fine Arts, Photojournalism and Editorial Photography, Adjunct, 1997-1999, 2 courses per semester.
• National Association of Black Journalists, Unity, Conventions. Presenter, Student Portfolio Review and Student/ Young Professional Advisor, 1989- 1999.
• Urban Journalism Workshop, University of Maryland, Photojournalism 1993.
• Woodson High School, Student Newspaper, Professional Photojournalism advisor, school year 1991-1992.
• Central High School, Student Newspaper Photography Workshop, 1992.
• Howard University, Hilltop Newspaper, Photography Workshop, 1987.
Professional and Employment Experience
• Howard University, fall semester 2007, Department of Journalism, Hearst Visiting Professor, delivered lecture series to over 200 students on New Media, Visual Literacy, Representation in the Media, and Photojournalism.
• Howard University, 2006 to present, Department of Journalism, adjunct Lecturer, Photojournalism. Incorporating Visual Literacy in practical Photojournalism course.
• Craig Herndon Photography, 2002 to present, Proprietor, Photojournalism, Portraiture, and Corporate Photography.
• picSmart, 2000 to 2002, Founding CEO of Start-up, led team in development of Internet exchange of photographic images. Raised $400,000 and recruited 400+ photographers internationally for beta release.
• The Washington Post, 1988 to 2000, Photojournalist Daily coverage and long term projects. Political and local coverage of the Washington, D.C. area. Won numerous awards, in process of normal duties.
• Howard University, 1997 to 2000, The School of Fine Arts, adjunct Lecturer, practical courses in Photojournalism and Editorial Photography for Art students.
• The Washington Post, 1985 to 1988, Photo Assignment Editor, managed large metropolitan daily staff of 30 photographers, editors, support staff. Implemented first computer network assignment system, shepherded cultural transformation.
• The Washington Post, 1972 to 1984, Photojournalist, covering Washington.
• The Washington Post, 1968 to 1972, Copyaide, Newsaide
• University Lecturer Photojournalism, 4 years @ H.U.
• Lecturer Visual Literacy, New Media
• Photojournalist, 32 years @ The Washington Post
• Award Winning Visual Storyteller, Photojournalism
• Photographic Editor, large staff management experience
• Museum, Gallery, Lecturer, Photography
• Completed 2 Short Documentary films, Honey Child and Translumination.
• Video Photography and Editing capability
• Master Digital Photography
• Master Studio Lighting
• Master B&W wet chemistry
• Large Format (4X5” View and 2 ¼” film) camera capability
• National Association of Black Journalists
• College Art Association
• National Press Photographers Association
• White House News Photographers Association
• Chairman, Planning and Zoning Commission, Highland Beach, MD (current).
• Commissioner of Public Works, Highland Beach, MD.
• Howard University, Hilltop Newspaper photographic advisor, 1986
• Urban Journalism Workshop, University of Maryland
• Central High School, newspaper advisor, Capital Heights, MD
• Woodson High School, newspaper advisor for school year 1991-1992
Awards and Honors
• Wm R. Hearst Visiting Professor, HOWARD UNIVERSITY, SOC, 2007
• Exposure Group, Community Service Award, 1999
• NABJ, First Place Multi- Image and First Place Print (shared) 1996
• Society of Professional Journalists, 1996
• Maryland- Delaware- DC Press Association, 1989, 1995
• Chesapeake AP Mark Twain Award, 1995
• White House News Photographers Association, 1980, 1981, 1990
• Society of News Design, 1989- 1990
• World Press, “Artists at Work” Exhibit, Rijksmuseum Vincent van Gogh, 1974
• The Hague, (permanent collection), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1974
• M.F.A.: Photography and Digital Imaging
2005 Maryland Institute College of Art
• M.A.: Digital Art
2004 Maryland Institute College of Art
• B.A.: Philosophy
1970, Howard University