CHRISTIE MATHERNE HALL
Writer, Photographer, Editor in the Denver, Colorado area.
See more of my work at my Contently portfolio.
To seek out and tell the ordinary and extraordinary stories of everyday life.
*Delivery of clean copy, mindful of publication style, with emphasis on quality storytelling.
*Seven years of interviewing and profile-writing experience.
*Quick turnaround time and always deadline-focused.
*Five years of professional photography experience, including portraiture, events, sports, & editorial.
*Firm grasp on narrative pacing in creative nonfiction.
*Louisiana State University, 2009. B.A., English, concentration in Creative Writing, Minor in History.
*June 2015-Present: JXC Photo, Denver, Colorado. Photographer & Co-Owner. Photographing weddings & events across Colorado’s front range and beyond.
*July 2012-Present: Country Roads Magazine, Natchez, Mississippi to New Orleans, Louisiana. Freelance Writer. Articles ranging from longform Southern history to outdoor adventures, in-depth profiles and everything in between. A few of my favorites: Louisiana’s Poet Laureate; In the Pink; Yellow Fever in New Orleans; The Great October Storm; A Trip Down the Mississip’
*June 2014-June 2015: Yellow Paddle Photography, Denver, Colorado. Primary Wedding Photographer.
*June 2013-July 2014: 225 Magazine, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Freelance Writer. Articles concerning local politics, littering, local profiles, & entrepreneurs. A few of my favorites: The Great Divide; Beneath the Crown of Sarah Brown; Where the Sidewalk Ends
*May 2012-December 2012: The Advocate, Baton Rouge & New Orleans, Louisiana. Freelance Writer. Articles & interviews with local musicians. Clips are unfortunately offline.
*January 2011-May 2012: Dig Magazine, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Arts & Entertainment Editor. Wrote between four and ten articles per week. Responsible for hiring freelancers, sourcing and commissioning art and photography, celebrity interviews, and planning the weekly A&E section and events calendar. Interviewed celebrities such as Ice Cube, John Waters, Brian Posehn, Guy Clark, Ryan Bingham, and many others. Scanned clips available upon request; the magazine has since rebranded as a monthly and all archives prior to that are unfortunately offline.