Allison Waltz-Boebel is the University Photographer at Ashland University in Ashland, Ohio. Born and raised on Cleveland's West side in Bay Village, she began her professional career in photography over 17 years ago after graduating Cum Laude from Kent State University. There she earned a bachelor of science degree in visual-journalism and went on to work for a number of local newspapers.
In 2006, she transformed her photography career as a photojournalist in news to pursue and expand her career in higher education. She is responsible for providing original, compelling, high-quality photographs of and for the university in support of its communication, marketing and outreach activities. Waltz-Boebel is a marketing and editorial photographer who specializes in higher education, portraits, headshots, event and food photography. She is progressive and continues to evolve as an artist. In 2017, she completed and excelled at the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) Multimedia Immersion Workshop, where she was able to expand her skills and grow as a videographer.
Her outgoing, authentic, free-spirited personality gives her the ability to make connections and build trust with all people. Waltz-Boebel's work is creative, story-telling and captures genuine emotion. Waltz-Boebel's images are primarily used for marketing, advertising and editorial purposes at Ashland University. Yet, her professional services extend beyond that of the university.
Allison lives in Medina, Ohio and is available for freelance.