Multimedia Portfolio | Will Pollock
Contact: yankinatl AT gmail
✪ "The American Photographer" (Professional Photographer magazine)
Full multimedia profile of Pete Souza, official White House photographer
my roles: reporting & writing, presenting, digital production
This piece on White House photographer Pete Souza grew from a standard magazine profile to a full-on multimedia experience, with overlay interview audio fused with the photographer's own images. My editor and I innovated to transform this piece in to a I plan on collecting all of it under one roof on Joomag (coming soon).
✪ "Pizza for Good" (Agate Digital)
Mission-based cookbook, DIY, memoir and storybook using gourmet pizza to make a difference in local communities
my roles: reporting & writing, photography, print production, editing, marketing, blogging
After signing my first book deal, I wanted the finished, digital product to be innovative at its core. So I hired a videographer (Duncan Connor) to shoot some video to be embeddded directly in with the .pub file, making PFG a truly multimedia experience. PFG marked the first time Agate had ever incorporated video in to one of its digital line of books. In addition to the 20-chapter book, I'm continually updating the YouTube playlist below with new recipes, tips and tricks.
✪ ARTvision Atlanta ("artists reaching through")
Founder, executive director and displaying artist for charity fundraiser (the story of which is told within the pages of PFG)
my roles: curating, blogging, artist outreach & networking, marketing, presenting, production, editing, photography, writing
ARTvision is about to celebrate its 10th year of fundraising, made up of a core and growing group of artists who want to make a difference with their artistry. To date we've made more than $55,000 for three charities. I launched AV in 2006 as a small, online event and it's grown in to a local-Atlanta favorite.
✪ NewNowNext (formerly TheBacklot.com - LogoTV)
Entertainment and pop-culture writing for this LGBT-focused online news outlet
my roles: live-blogging, reporting & writing, longform reviews and analysis, YouTube clip curation, advanced WordPress operation and management, blogging; writer of the popular "Big Brother" liveblog from 2014 (read more)
✪ Multi-site Webmaster
Manager of a broad spectrum of websites and blogs
my roles: developing, copywriting, WordPress production, videography, editing and more.
Weedon Professional Center
Wayne Sun, M.D.
CrankyYank: Writing. Culture. Sideways.
Pizza for Good