Wes Pope

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  • Title: Associate Professor, Multimedia Journalism Master's Program Co-Director
  • Phone: 503-412-3759
  • Office: 366F Turnbull Center, SOJC Portland
  • City: Portland
  • Website: Website

Biography

Wes Pope, Associate Professor and Co-Director of the Multimedia Journalism master’s program in Portland. Pope has worked as a photo, video, and multimedia journalist for more than 20 years, including staff positions at the Rocky Mountain News, Chicago Tribune, Santa Fe New Mexican, Times of Northwest Indiana, Tri-City Herald, and Tacoma News Tribune. He has also worked as a consultant at the San Francisco Chronicle. Before joining to the SOJC, Pope served as a Lecturer in Photojournalism & Documentary Studies at Northern Arizona University.

Pope is co-founder of Story Arc Cinematic Journalism Workshop held biannually at the University of Oregon, Portland. Video journalists and filmmakers from around the country work with our students to capture "making a difference stories" about Oregonians who are making the world a better place. 

 

 

 

Education

  • MA, Documentary Film & History, Syracuse University, 2010
  • BA, Cultural Anthropology, University of Washington, 1995

Areas of Expertise

  • Multimedia journalism
  • Drone cinematography (FAA Part 107 training)
  • 360 video and photogrammetry
  • Cinematography
  • Post-production
    • Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop, SpeedGrade, Final Cut Pro, Avid
  • Audio production & post-production
    • Adobe Audition, ProTools
  • Photojournalism
  • Pinhole photography

Teaching