CV (CURRICULUM VITAE) OF RICHARD CONCEPCION including online visual media portfolio

Member - National Writers Union
UAW Local 1981 / AFL-CIO
256 West 38th Street, Suite 703
New York, NY 10018

Phone: 212-254-0279
Fax: 212-254-0673

U.S. Legal Permanent Resident (green card holder)

Work Experience 

(2009-Present) Currently a freelance photographer, I have done more than 90 photo album assignments for since 2009. Sample photo album link:,_2016 

(2015-Present) Currently also working as a part-time AMAZON.COM Fulfillment Associate (BWI-5 Baltimore). Functions as ambassador in the BWI-5 sort center helping other associates accomplish their sorting/scanning duties. Served as ambassador in the select Amazon Away Team from 2 November 2016 to 20 November 2016 to help launch/open the newAmazon AVP-6 warehouse in Pittston, PA.

(2013-Present)  As an independent documentary filmmaker. I am in the process of shooting and editing a a historical video documentary project based on first-hand interviews and "Fair Use doctrine" footage on Catholic Church, labor and liberation in the age of Pope Francis funded in part by a grant from Research Associates Foundation   ]. Below are documentary video work-in-progress links:


July 2015 Conducted a basic photography and filmmaking workshop in Tagaytay City, Philippines for communication officers from super typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) affected Catholic dioceses sponsored by the CATHOLIC BISHOPS CONFERENCE OF THE PHILIPPINES (CBCP) Caritas Philippines / National Secretariat for Social Action, Justice and Peace (NASSA)

1 June 2015 - 10 July 2015 (extended until 31 July 2015)
Visiting Researcher (for a currently ongoing video documentary work in progress project on Church, labor and liberation - University of the Phlippines College of Mass Communication

 Video Contributor (2012-2013)
(sample links below).                                                                                                  

FREELANCE VIDEO JOURNALIST for I wrote, shot, edited and produced Washington DC area news video packages for the New York-based (August 2011- March 2012) (sample links below):

I shot/edited digital videos of UNITE HERE hotel worker interviews.

CHAPLAIN RESIDENT- Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania-Department of Pastoral Care- Philadelphia, PA

September 2006 - May 2007 (9-month Clinical Pastoral Education Residency Program- 3 CPE Units) Patient visitations, overnight ER Trauma chaplaincy, attendance in weekly seminars (e.g. spirituality & medicine, death & dying, addictions, medical futility, biomedical ethics, domestic violence, homelessness, palliative care).

VIDEOGRAPHER/PHOTOGRAPHER/HEALTH EDUCATOR - Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Division of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Baltimore, MD (2003- 2006). I shot/edited digital video of classroom activities, field trips, and parent/teacher meetings for the Steppin Up Violence Prevention Program.

PROFESSIONAL FELLOW - Baltimore Chesapeake Bay Outward Bound
Baltimore, MD  May 2003 - September 2003
Participated in outdoor expeditions such as backpacking and canoeing activities.

PART-TIME ORGANIZER Progressive Maryland- Silver Spring, MD July 2002 March 2003 Maryland State living wage legislation advocacy.

AFL-CIO UNION SUMMER INTERN June 2002 Assisted in the campaign to organize residential and commercial janitors at Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 1 in Chicago, Illinois.

DIRECTOR OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION   St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church
Silver Spring, MD    September 1996 - May 2002
Managed the English-speaking and Spanish-speaking Religious Education program (K-12). Organized vitamins and Tylenol donations (1998-1999) to Pax Christi  USA overseas medical mission to Iraqi children. Awarded an $800 U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops - Migration and Refugee Services grant to organize a pen pal project with newly arrived refugees in Washington, DC in cooperation with Catholic Charities.

LAMP VOLUNTEER St. Cecilia Catholic Church (Spanish Harlem) -New York, NY November 1995 - August 1996 LAMP MINISTRIES VOLUNTEER PROGRAM Assisted in HIV support group, religious education, youth ministry and social services.

De La Salle University Dasmarinas - Cavite, Philippines    June 1993 - October 1995 ASSISTANT PROFESSOR- THEOLOGY DEPARTMENT Taught undergraduate courses in Catholic Church History, Sacraments, Morality and Social Justice

Nippon Hoso Kyokai (NHK) TV - Manila Bureau, Philippines March 1992 - December 1992 RESEARCHER- Conducted political research and interviews.

Institute for Pastoral Development - Manila, Philippines
February 1988 - September 1991
TEACHER- Conducted workshops on Catholic evangelization and bible study skills.

Ateneo de Manila University - Quezon City, Philippines  
Taught the undergraduate course- Man's Search for God.

De La Salle University Taft - Manila, Philippines  
January 1988 - April 1988 
Taught the undergraduate course- Catholic Church History.

National Economic Development Authority - Pasig, Philippines  
September 1983 - March 1986
Conducted policy analysis.

Awards and Recognitions

Politics of U.S. Occupation

Official Selection (Short Film Category) at the 7th Aljazeera International Documentary Film Festival - April 2011 Doha, Qatar

Official Selection at the 4th Pandayang Lino Brocka Political Film and New Media Festival - August 2012  University of the Philippines Film Center
Quezon City. Philippines

(Credits: Producer, writer, director, editor and camera. American University School of
Communication MFA thesis film. Thesis adviser was Professor Russell Williams, who won the Academy Award for Best Sound in  Glory  and  Dances with Wolves )

Sleeper - won the 2008 Television, Internet and Video Association-DC (TIVA-DC) Peer Gold Award in the Student Dramatic Category. (Credits: Co-producer. American University School of Communication)
Bolivian Dream - aired on January 2008 MHZ Network Interstitials -Virginia Public Television. (Credits: Co-producer, co-writer, co-director and co-shooter. American University School of Communication)


Master of Fine Arts in Film and Electronic Media (MFA), American University School of Communication, Washington, DC (August 2010)

Master of Liberal Arts (MLA) , Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD (May 2004)

Master of Arts in Theology, Franciscan University of Steubenville, Steubenville, OH (December 1987 - Comprehensive Exam passed with honors)

Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Ateneo de Manila University (Jesuit), Philippines 

(1983) Lourdes High School (OFM Cap. Franciscan) Quezon City, Philippines (1979)


"The Bishops and the New Politics" INTERSECT, Vol. 6 # 4 & 5, Institute for Church and Social Issues, Ateneo de Manila University 1992.

Travel Experiences
Philippines, Mexico, Spain, France, Holland, Belgium, Japan, Canada

Languages Spoken

English (fluent) , Tagalog (fluent) , Spanish (fair)

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