Alex Catalano


Alex Catalano

(813) 230-0685

Gainesville, FL 32601


My career objective is to improve communication by connecting and conveying information through the use of multimedia.


2011 to 2014 University of Florida,

Gainesville, FL

B.S. Journalism with emphases in photography and education

2007 to 2010 Hillsborough Community College,

Tampa, FL

A.A. with emphases in photography and Spanish



Web manager and photographer, Catalano Engineering Inc;

photographed, transferred domains, implemented media

2015 to 2016

Web maintainer, UF Entomology and Nematology; built and launched department website, photographed, workshop lecture

2011 to 2014

Photography Editor and Staff Photographer, The Independent Florida Alligator newspaper; photographed and reported local news, edited images and stories

2012 to 2013

Collections Assistant, The Florida Museum of Natural History; photographed and cataloged plant fossils

2007 to 2016

Photographer, Florida Atlantic University; photographed dance performances

Speacial Skills & Awards

  • Welding
  • 3D Printing
  • Guitar
  • Student Excellence Award


I play and sing at open-mic night every Sunday. I shoot medium-format film photography because I enjoy its process. And I participate and volunteer in a 12-step program.


Mindy McAdams, Online Journalism Professor

University of Florida


NOTE: Mindy was one of my professors at the University of Florida.

Jim Hranicky, Data Security Specialist – Senior

University of Florida


NOTE: Jim is one of my closest friends.

Tennille Herron, IFAS Web Manager

University of Florida


NOTE: Tennille was a frequent contact for me while developing my department’s website.

Heather McAuslane, Graduate Coordinator

University of Florida Entomology and Nematology Department


NOTE: Dr. McAuslane was my supervisor at the entomology department.