Ashley Zammitt is a multimedia designer and producer. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill‘s esteemed School of Journalism and Mass Communication in 2009 with a concentration in visual communication. As a student, Ashley served as the president of UNC’s chapter of the Society for News Design as well as the lead designer for the school’s award-winning News21 project, Powering A Nation.
After graduation, Ashley worked atÂ Swarm Interactive as a multimedia producer while completing freelance motion graphic projects for Talking Eyes Media. During the summer of 2010, she interned with msnbc.com‘s interactive studio. Ashley is now teaching English at Bilkent University in Ankara, Turkey.
Beyond design, Ashley’s passions lie in international travel and sustainable development abroad. She has done volunteer work in Uganda and Peru and spent a semester in Seville, Spain.
- Webby Nominee – Student Website Category, 14th Annual Webby Awards (2010)
- Overall Best Use of the Web, National Press Photographersâ€™ Association: Best of Photojournalism 2010
- 1st Place, News or Feature Multimedia Package, National Press Photographersâ€™ Association: Best of Photojournalism 2010
- Gold, Large Group Multimedia Project, College Photographer of the Year 2009
- Documentary Project of the Year – Award of Excellence, Pictures of the Year International 2009
- Best overall college news Web site, SSND College News Design Contest 2010
- Best interactive or animated infographic (introductory video on homepage), SSND College News Design Contest 2010