Writer For Hire


I am currently available for freelance writing and photography assignments.

I can be reached by phone at (252) 673-5162 (cell) or by e-mail at toddw86@hotmail.com .

I am open to any assignments involving interesting subjects and locations rarely covered in the general media.



: Associate of Applied Science Degree in Photographic Technology, 2002, Carteret Community College, Morehead City, NC
: Bachelor’s of Photography, 2002-2003, UNC Wilmington, NC
: Society for Photographic Education, 2000-2002
: Presidents List 2000-2002

: Feature, Hard News and Column Writing
: Digital and Film 35mm SLR Cameras
: Studio Lighting/Portraiture
: Location Lighting
: Documentary
: Multimedia/ Video Editing
: Graphic Design


: Senior Reporter, Sun Journal, New Bern, N.C.-April 2017-present

: SE North Carolina, Special Sections Editor, Jan. 2016-April 2017

: Editor, Writer, Photographer-SE North Carolina Magazine (a publication of the Duplin Times) – Sept. 2014-April 2017

: News Editor, Reporter, Columnist, Photographer- Duplin Times, Kenansville, NC – Sept. 2009-April 2017

: Reporter, Chief Photographer, Columnist – Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald, Feb.2004-Aug. 2009

: Photo Editor-Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald

: The Lake Magazine Photo Contributor-Daily Herald Publication

: Photo Coverage of New York Following Terrorist Attacks (9/11-9/12)


: 2017: 2nd Place-Profile Feature

: 2016: 1st Place-Profile Feature, 1st Place-Best Niche Publication (SENC)

: 2015: 1st Place-News Feature Writing, 3rd Place-Education Feature Writing

: 2013: 1st Place-Profile Feature Writing, 1st Place-Serious Columns, 1st Place-Criticism, 1st Place-Staff News Coverage, 1st Place-Staff Community Coverage

: 2011: 3rd Place-Feature Writing

: 2006: 1st Place-Wick Enterprise Newspaper Contest-Enterprise Reporting (Prison Series)


Available upon request