Michel Duarte

Visual Journalist and Video Producer

Michel Duarte is a photojournalist and video producer based in Arizona. He graduated from ASU’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism. His work has been featured in news organizations such as The New York Times, The Arizona Republic and Public Insight Network.

  • Michel Duarte
  • Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.A
  • duarte.media@gmail.com
  • (480) 204-9428
  • http://duartemedia.com


  • B.A. Journalism and Mass Media Communication with a minor in Film and Media ProductionDecember 2012 (Cum Laude)

    ASU - Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication

    The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Media Communication has been the top award winning school for several years now. It's faculty includes Pulitzer Prize winners such as Leonard Downie Jr., president at large of the Washing Post, and three times Emmy winner CNN's former lead anchor Aaron Brown.


  • Multimedia Producer Consultant August 2012 – January 2013

    Food for the Hungry, Phoenix, AZ

    • Researched, produced and edited multimedia pieces for various online platforms

  • Media Production InternJanuary 2012 - June 2012

    International Rescue Committee - IRC, Phoenix, AZ

    • Researched, produced, directed and edited a promotional video for the New Roots Program

  • Photojournalist InternJanuary 2011 - May 2012

    The Arizona Republic - AZCentral.com, Phoenix, AZ

    • Worked in fast-paced environment to meet daily deadlines • Coordinated and organized photo shoots with businesses and individuals weekly • Responsible for editing photos and writing captions in AP style, adhering to the Republic’s high standards for online and in-print publication

  • Photographer and Photo EditorJanuary - December 2009

    Mesa Legend - Mesa Community College, Mesa, AZ

    • Managed and created a work flow for 4 – 6 student photographers • Edited images and met strict deadlines for printing • Photographed news, sports and feature stories • Created digital illustrations for cover, news and features pages


  • Mary Ann and Jack Nock Photojournalism Scholarship2012/2013

    Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication

  • Robert F. Kennedy2011


    For the student team project Stateless in the Dominican Republic

  • Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Award2011

    Region 11

    - Second place for General News Photography - Second place for Online In-Depth Reporting

  • Greg Crowder Memorial Photojournalism Award2011

    Arizona State University

    Honorable mention

  • Dean's List2010 - 2011

    Arizona State University

    Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication

Multimedia Skills

  • Photography

  • Videography

  • Audio

  • Writting

  • Wordpress


Postproduction Skills

  • Photoshop

  • Light Room

  • Final Cut Pro 7

  • Final Cut Pro X

  • After Effects


  • Portuguese

  • English

  • Spanish

  • Turkish

Contact info

  • Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.A

  • Email: duarte.media@gmail.com
  • Phone: (480) 204-9428
  • Website: http://duartemedia.com

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