Meghan Bradley

Education
 

2014-2018

Grand View University 

BA in Photography and Graphic Journalism

 

Publications

 

2015-2018

Viewfinder Media

Held the following roles of Deputy Art Director, Art Director  and Special Projects Editor. These roles have included working with and overseeing other students to produce stories and images for the on campus magazine.

 

2016-2017

Iowa High School Baseball 

While working at the Iowa Cubs, I was the main photographer for the Iowa High School Baseball State Tournament. My photos were used on the company's website as well in local newspapers around the state.

2016

NAIA Sports Website

Features some of my Grand View University sports photography on their website.

2015

Indy Star

Features some of my Grand View University football photography on their website and print issue.

2014

The Des Moines Register

Features football photography on their website and Sunday print issue.

Internships & Professional Development
 

2020-Current

Marketing Coordinator Hansen Co

Freelancing as the marketing Coordinator for Hansen Company in Des Moines, IA. In this position, I create brochures, presentations and other marketing materials. I also run the Hansen Company's social medias.

2018-2019

Graphic Designer Sammons

Institutional Group

Hired on after graduating college and continued to work on marketing pieces for Sammons Institutional Group. Job responsibilities included updating branding and content for flyers, brochures, emails and other marketing materials. Also work on pieces for their direct marketing campaigns including inserts, fulfillment items, OSEs, BREs and letters.

2017-2018

Graphic Design Intern Sammons Institutional Group

Worked in a hands-on environment while creating marketing pieces for Sammons Retirement Solutions. These pieces covered a wide range of marketing materials including  forms, case studies and direct marketing pieces.

2016-2017

Iowa Cubs Photography and Video Intern

Worked with the Iowa Cubs baseball team photographing players and fans. Photographs were used for advertisements, baseball cards and other promotional events. Worked with the video team to record games, direct and enhance fans' experience during the game.

2015-2018

Grand View Student Leadership

  • Student lead for Student Leadership Team

  • Coordinator for Freshman Orientations

  • Tour Guide 

2010-Current

Freelance Photography

Have had photographs published in the Des Moines Register, Iowa Prep Sports, and on the NAIA website. Also have experience shooting weddings and senior photos.

 

2013

Photography Assistant for Jill Christine Photography

Helped with daily studio activities and was the second shooter for weddings, senior portraits and group dance photos. Trained with both studio lights and natural.

 

Awards 

2019

Iowa College Media Awards

  • 1st place Cover Design

  • 2nd place Online Design

  • 3rd place Graphic or Illustration

  • Honorable Mention Sports Feature

2018

Iowa College Media Awards

Finalist for ICMAs Journalist of the year

  • 1st place Profile Article​

  • 1st place Investigative Article

  • 1st place Spread Design

  • 2nd place Review

  • 2nd place Cover Design

  • 3rd place Infographic Design

2017

Iowa College Media Awards

  • 1st place Sports Photography

  • 1st place Profile Article

  • 2nd place Magazine Cover

Volunteering

2019-Current

Camp Fire Board Member

​Joined the board in spring of 2019 to assist with their marketing efforts. Before joining the board I help create the AIKD booklets and flyers.

2018-Current

Dog Foster for Furry Friends Refuge

Began as a temporary foster for dogs for the refuge in late 2018. Had our first dog adopted after just a week with us due to my social media posts! Our second foster was with us for 2 months because it was the down season for adopting. She is now adopted and with her forever home.​