Joe Blum is the Director of Photography and Video in the Office of Communications at Sweet Briar College, guiding the overall visual identity of the college while primarily creating video content. Before joining Sweet Briar, he has worked as a video producer at St. Lawrence University and the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. Prior to entering higher education, Joe held various roles in the Los Angeles film industry, from production assistant to on-set photographer.
In addition to producing content, Joe has a passion for educating others in telling their own visual stories, having taught multimedia production courses at Syracuse University and UW-River Falls.
Joe earned an M.S. in Photography from Syracuse University and a B.A.in Communications from Virginia Tech.