Resume

WORK HISTORY

Dec 2017 – Present

Discovery Desk Editor

ABC 10 KXTV

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

Media Producer, Audience Researcher

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

Lead 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

Writer

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.

EDUCATION

2017

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.

2015

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.

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EXPERTISE

Writing & Editing

Media Production

Design Thinking

Project Management

User Experience Research

PROGRAMS

Adobe InDesign

Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Audition

Adobe Premiere Pro

WordPress

Microsoft Office

INTERESTS

Emerging Media

Technology

Social Good

Analytics

Visual Design