Resumé

You can find a PDF version of my resume here

Education

University of Missouri – May 17, 2013

Bachelor of Journalism, emphasis in Print and Digital News

Cumulative GPA: 3.4

Journalism Experience

Features Intern – Summer 2012

The Kansas City Star

Wrote stories that ran in each of the Star’s feature sections, including Star Magazine, the Sunday special edition, and Ink, the weekly young-adult arts and entertainment publication. Wrote long form, and covered daily news assignments.

Outreach Team – Spring 2013

Columbia Missourian

Gathers web analyitics for summary in weekly report. Curates newspaper’s social media presence on Facebook and Twitter. Regularly solicits community engagement in daily coverage.

Copy Editor – Fall 2012

Columbia Missourian

Edited daily news, features and sports stories for print and online, checking for accuracy and clarity.  Wrote SEO and print headlines.

Reporter – Summer 2011

Vox Magazine

Wrote features and covered breaking news for Columbia’s daily newspaper and weekly arts and entertainment magazine. Manned the general assignment desk, answering phone calls and directing reader comments.

Honors and Skills

Awards

Fourth place in the 2013 Hearst Journalism Awards Personality/Profile category for Missourian story “Fielding Memories.”

Eighth place in the 2012 Hearst Journalism Awards Personality/Profile category for Vox Magazine story “Man Gone Wild.”

Dean’s list all four years.

Skills

Coding: HTML and CSS markup. Experience with JQuery.

Software/CMS: InDesign, Photoshop. CMS experience in Django and Citrix.

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