Dec 2017 – Present

Discovery Desk Editor


I discover story leads, follow breaking news, and assign news teams to cover the most important news in the Sacramento area using the latest analytics technologies and digital storytelling platforms.

Jan 2016 – May 2017

Project Manager

The Blue Roots Project

I led user and market research and produced a 6-month social media storytelling campaign that prompted audiences to tell the story of their physical and emotional connection to freshwater through various digital spaces.

Aug 2015 – May 2017

Managing Editor

Journalism Writing Center- Ball State University

I worked as a writing coach and program developer for the university journalism writing center. I worked with nearly 1000 students to improve their style, research skills, and narrative prowess through writing coaching and writing programs.

Aug 2015 – Dec 2016

Research Editor, Writer

Ball Bearings Magazine

I helped develop editorial strategy, improve research strategies, and wrote several long-form articles about social issues and current events affecting young adults.

Aug 2014 – Dec 2014

Editorial Intern

Jacksonville Magazine

I wrote, edited, and produced social media posts for the lifestyle sections of Jacksonville Magazine.

May 2012 – Aug 2012


BSU at the Games

I wrote, edited, and produced dozens of articles, which were published in seven different publications, during a 3-month intensive program before and during the 2012 London summer Olympics.

Aug 2011 – May 2012

Producer & Host

WCRD 91.3

I wrote, produced, and hosted a weekly, hour-long current events radio show at Ball State University’s WCRD studios.



M.A. in Emerging Media Design and Development

Ball State University

I received my masters degree in human-computer interaction, transmedia storytelling, and design thinking at the Center for Emerging Media Design and Development. As the inaugural class for the program, we worked with several clients to research, design, and implement creative solutions to industry problems in the fields of journalism, non-profits, museums, and education.


B.A. in Journalism

Ball State University

I studied long-form and multimedia journalism. I edited, produced and wrote for the university magazine Ball Bearings, where I discussed statistics of the millennial generation and covered a special features section in London for the 2012 Olympics.



Master’s Thesis

Bear 71: How interactivity affects user experience in interactive documentaries


WATERSHED Conference 2018

Conference facilitator


Midwest Interdiscipliary Graduate Conference presenter

Creating a digital media mosaic with user-generated content


Women Working in Technology Conference presenter

Design thinking tools for a productive office


Honors Thesis

The scars we choose to show: millennials, social media, and memoirs

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