Throughout Tom’s professional career, he has used his expertise and experience to provide training on visual journalism topics,  including photo coaching and multimedia storytelling to students and professionals.  He began as an adjunct lecturer at the University of Florida, and has continued teaching at various professional seminars and workshops, including the Eddie Adams Photo Workshop and multimedia training sessions sponsored by the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, University of Miami, and the National Press Photographers Association.  Drawing on a broad industry background, Tom has provided inspiring coaching and mentoring to individuals who have produced stories that have won journalism’s most prestigious print and broadcast awards.


  • Edit entries for photo or multimedia contest, grants, or fellowships.
  • Assess individual photo and/or multimedia storytelling skills, using portfolio reviews and critique sessions.
  • Offer coaching sessions on creating effective multimedia storytelling by blending
    photos, videos, audio information graphics and text.
  • Provide instruction on multimedia storytelling, editorial planning, tool use, and
    optimal work flow for creating visual stories.
  • Offer training on use of social networks, and new digital distribution platforms for multimedia storytelling.
  • Create and distribute handouts on multimedia training for editing key media
    elements (photography, video, audio, text etc.).
  • Teach basics of still photography and audio slideshow construction.

Rates: dependent on scope of work. Retainer pricing available.   Contact Tom for a quote.