Northwestern University, Medill School of Journalism
B.S. — 2007-2011
News Associate, The Associated Press
Chicago, Illinois — Jan. 2015-June 2016
Wrote news stories for seven states in the Central region of The Associated Press. Worked under tight deadlines and wrote multiple stories daily. Topics covered include breaking news, crime, state and local government, and sports.
Reporter, The Dallas Morning News
Dallas, Texas — April 2013-Aug. 2014
Oversaw weekly community news section for Park Cities/North Dallas. Reported and wrote breaking and enterprise news, and edited contributor copy. Topics covered include schools, city councils, entertainment, crime, and sports. Contributed to Texas APME award-winning project on government transparency. Engaged with readers through email marketing service MailChimp.
Co-Editor, Politically Inclined
Dallas, Texas — Dec. 2012-April 2013
Wrote and edited analysis and commentary on U.S. politics for young-adult audience. Oversaw website publishing and social media, and tracked online engagement through Google Analytics.
Reporter, HousingWire Magazine
Plano, Texas — Oct. 2011-May 2012
Covered real estate and mortgage finance industries. Stories ranged from lengthy features to short online posts.
Reporting Intern, The Indianapolis Star
Indianapolis, Ind. — June 2011-Aug. 2011
Reporting Intern, The Oregonian
Portland, Ore. — Jan. 2010-March 2010
- Seasoned writer on numerous topics
- Taking news photos and video
- Web production (WordPress), video production (Videolicious, Adobe Premiere Elements)
- AP style, social media (Twitter, Facebook), public records requests
- Examining governmental documents