Kilauea, HI, United States
Paul is a multimedia journalist and educator based in Kauai, Hawaii.
Currently, his professional photographic work focuses on daily life and religious expression.
Paul worked as a Creative Contributor for Story4, a multimedia production studio and for a variety of newspapers and magazines, including the Appeal Democrat in Marysville, Calif., and the Journal Standard in Freeport, Il. He also worked extensively with El Andar, a California-based bilingual magazine that covered cultural events and news issues concerning the Latino Community in the United States and Latin America.
Paul was the 2010 Video Fellow at USA Today, the 2009 Photojournalism Fellow at the San Jose Mercury News and in 2009 served as a multimedia producer at the Eddie Adams “Barnstorm” Workshop in upstate New York. He has won the New California Media Award for Photography three years in a row (2000-2003) for documentary photography about refugees in Chiapas, Mexico, the poverty of the colonias of Southern Texas, and the exhumation of massacre sites in Guatemala.
Paul earned his Bachelor of Arts in Cultural Anthropology from University of California, Santa Cruz in 2001 and his Masters in Religious Studies from University of California, Santa Barbara in 2005.
Paul taught across the Visual Journalism curriculum at Brooks, including classes in nonfiction visual storytelling with multimedia and the annual International Documentary project.
At Brooks, Paul founded the VJ Multimedia Workshop in 2009, a tuition-free seminar for 25 laid-off photojournalists and 25 visual journalism students. More than 30 industry professionals contributed their time, pro bono, as team leaders and guest speakers for the three-day workshop.
- Audio capture
- Audio editing
- Video capture
- Video editing