Bethany B. Hocker


Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Michigan

Bachelor of Arts, Graduated: December 2012

Major: Photojournalism

Overall GPA: 3.66/4.00


  • Proficient with both Nikon and Canon DSLR cameras. 7+ years experience with DSLR cameras.
  • Efficient in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Microsoft Office, Photo Mechanic.
  • Proficient with Mac OS.
  • Experienced with set up and use of lighting both in studio and on location.


University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas

Photographer, March 2013 – August 2018

  •  Photographing of sporting events, other events involving student athletes or athletic department, images for marketing and social media use, and touch up and editing of photos taken.
  •  Answering and assisting with emails and phone calls to the photo department.
  • Upkeep of extensive online photo archival.
  • Travel with teams to photograph sporting events.

Central Michigan Life, Mount Pleasant, Michigan

Staff Photographer, August 2010 – December 2012

  • Photograph breaking news, newsworthy events, sports, and interesting people while out on assignment.

Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Michigan

Fresh Food Company, Service, Produce and Bakery/Deli, August 2010 – December 2012

  • React quickly and efficiently to requests and questions from customers and supervisors.

Central Michigan University Athletics, Mount Pleasant, Michigan

Sports Photography Internship, January 2012 – May 2012

  • Photograph Central Michigan University sporting events during the spring semester.



  • Published in Horns Illustrated (March 2013-Present)
  • Published in Radical Teacher (May 2013)
  • Published in 2013 and 2014 AMDA Foundation Caring Canines Calendar (August 2012 & 2013)
  • Third Place Mark of Excellence Award for Online Sports Reporting (March 2012)
  • Central Michigan University Dean’s List (Fall 2009-Fall 2012)
  • Central Michigan University Board of Trustees Honors High School Graduate Scholarship (2009-2012)
  • Ruth Ballard Memorial Junior Achievement Scholarship (May 2009)


  • Central Press Photographers Association member (2009-2012)
    • CPPA Student Government Association representative (Fall 2012)
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters volunteer (September 2008-May 2009)
  • Adopt a Grandparent volunteer (September 2009- May 2010)
  • Member of National Society of Collegiate Scholars through Central Michigan University (September 2010-Present)
  • Member of Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society through Delta College (2008-2012)


Mr. Jim Sigmon

Assistant Athletics Director, Visual Content

University of Texas Athletics Department

Office: (512) 232-9268

Cell: (512) 748-6666


Mr. Kent Miller

Assistant Professor

Department of Journalism

Central Michigan University

Office: (989) 774-3196

Cell: (989) 750-4658


Mr. Tim Fitzgerald

Former Central Michigan University Athletics Photography Internship Advisor

Department of Journalism

Central Michigan University

Office: (989) 774-3196

Cell: (989) 854-1088


Mr. Bryan Johnson

EH&S Delivery Leader at Dow Chemical

Office: (989) 636-1130

Cell:(989) 948-2777


Mr. Jake May

Multimedia Specialist at The Flint Journal

Cell: (616) 402-6207

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