Rabi Abonour
735 41st St. Apt. 3F
Brooklyn, NY 11232
(317) 605-9249

Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, May 2013
Bachelor of Arts, Major: Near Eastern Languages and Cultures; Certificate: Journalism, Minor: International Studies;
Honors: Phi Beta Kappa, Highest Academic Distinction, General Honors Notation
GPA: 3.9/4.0

Video Production Intern, July 2014 – October 2014
Carrot Creative – A VICE Company
· Shot and edited photos and videos for Instagram, Facebook, and Vine
· Served as lead photographer on a large-scale Instagram campaign for a major national brand, producing 300 photos over the course of a month
· Managed equipment inventory and produced internal multimedia content

Editorial Intern, January 2014 – May 2014
Serious Eats
· Photographed plated dishes in the studio and at restaurants
· Wrote food-related features and food reviews
· Compiled recipe and restaurant guides

Multimedia Intern, May 2013 – August 2013
Brewers of Indiana Guild
· Planned and produced multimedia content to promote Indiana’s 60+ craft breweries
· Documented behind-the-scenes activities at Guild events

Photo Intern, January 2013 – April 2013
Bloomington Herald-Times
· Shot and filed sports, general news, and feature images on deadline
· Created and uploaded videos and photo galleries to the paper’s website

Photo Director, August 2012 – December 2012
American Student Radio
· Created photos to accompany web publishing of radio stories
· Documented live events and behind-the-scenes production

Photo Editor, August 2012 – December 2012
Inside Magazine
· Created field-based and studio-based photographic content for Indiana University
Student Media’s quarterly magazine
· Collaborated with design staff to conceptualize and produce lit studio cover images

Photo Editor, July 2011 – August 2011, December 2011 – May 2012
Staff Photographer, November 2010 – December 2012
Indiana Daily Student
· As editor – Oversaw a staff of about 15 photographers, assigning stories and editing content
· As photographer – Shot photographs and videos documenting events on the Indiana University campus and around the region on a near-daily basis

Photo Intern, June 2012 – August 2012
Lafayette Journal & Courier
· Shot, edited, toned, and filed daily photo assignments
· Covered news situations including features, spot news, and sports
· Produced cover images for TGIF, a weekly news magazine

Media Intern, June 2011
ProWorld India
· Produced images and videos of interns working with local humanitarian
organizations in Udaipur, India
· Documented daily life of Indians inside and outside of the nonprofit sector

Photography/videography – Canon and Nikon DSLRs, Sony XDCAM, GoPro, iPhone
Audio recording – Marantz, Zoom, and Tascam field recorders
Image editing – Photo Mechanic; Adobe Bridge, Photoshop, and Lightroom
Video editing – Final Cut Pro (7, X), Premiere Pro
Audio editing – Adobe Audition
General – Wordpress, Vimeo, Microsoft Office


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