WORK EXPERIENCE

The Grand Forks Herald, Grand Forks, ND (since Sept. 2018), Business reporter

  • Produce content daily for one of North Dakota’s biggest newspapers, ranging from breaking news to business trend stories
  • Independently manage the weekly business section for the newspaper
  • Changed the format of the business section five months into the job, gearing content more toward our audience
  • Used tools like Chartbeat to monitor online progress and learn what works and what doesn’t for digital
  • Captured photos and videos for the web

The Columbus Dispatch, Columbus, OH (Jun. – Aug 2018), Intern

  • Produce daily content for Ohio’s largest newspaper, including breaking news bursts and longer, more narrative stories
  • Research, use public records, police body camera footage, data tables, etc. to create innovative content
  • Use multimedia skills to produce photo and video content for the website

Dayton Daily News, Dayton, OH (Dec. 2017-Jan. 2018), Intern

  • Created daily content for Cox Media Group print and digital, including narrative and breaking news stories on everything from the weather to a Warren County church fire
  • Took photographs for various assignments, created video content for the website
  • Wrote several A1 stories within first week working at DDN, increased web page traffic with digital stories

CNN Newsource, Washington D.C. (Jun.-Aug. 2017), Intern

  • Researched, covered daily news in Washington D.C from the Congressional shooting in Alexandria to the Supreme Court
  • Conducted live and taped interviews with lawmakers, lobbyists and other governmental workers
  • Wrote for the website, digital pieces and on-air packages (radio and broadcast) that were distributed to affiliated across the country
  • Edited scripts and video for broadcast

Laslo Congressional Bureau, Washington D.C. (May-Jul. 2016), Intern

  • Assisted freelance congressional journalist, Matt Laslo, by attending press conferences and other congressional events on Capitol Hill
  • Transcribed interviews, hearings and happenings at the Republican and Democratic National Conventions remotely
  • Researched and interviewed members of Congress about gun control, the presidential election and races
    in their own districts

WLWT Channel 5, Cincinnati, OH (May-Aug. 2015), Intern

  • Covered breaking news in greater Cincinnati, sought out relevant sources and interviewed them for WLWT reporters
  • Edited and proofread news packages, assisted with production of weekend newscast
  • Wrote for the website, live-tweeted events and press conferences and filtered comments for website

EDUCATION

Miami University, Oxford, Ohio (2018)

• B.A. in Journalism

• B.S. Marketing, Farmer School of Business


RELEVANT SKILLS

Adobe Premiere, Adobe InDesign, NewsApps, iNEWS, ENPS, MediaSource, NewsEngin, SCC Media Server, photography, Excel, Social Media

• Digital, broadcast, radio, and print writing skills

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