Experience

The Columbia Tribune — Columbia, MO

Higher Education Reporter June 2015 – January 2016
• Cover local higher education institutions — including the University of Missouri System, Columbia College and Stephens College.
• Utilize social media in reporting and to build relationships with sources on the beat.    • Collaborate with photographers, editors and graphics editors on visual elements to accompany stories in print and online.

 

The Fulton Sun — Fulton, MO

Reporter, Photographer and Designer July 2014 – June 2015
• Cover general assignment news as well as news on my beats, including Callaway Energy Center nuclear plant, crime, k-12 education and city government in southern Callaway County.
• Shoot photos to accompany stories and produce photo packages.
• Produce multimedia elements for the newspaper’s website.
• Layout and design the newspaper 3-4 times each week using InDesign.
• Publish content produced to FultonSun.com and promote content via the newspa- per’s social media.

 

KTVI/KPLR — St. Louis, MO

Intern January – May 2014
• Assist the TV station’s web team as they produce and publish content.

The Journal, Webster University Student Newspaper — Webster Groves, MO

Editor-in-Chief May 2013 – May 2014
• Develop and maintain a vision for the paper.
• Collaborate with the Business Department in an effort to increase readership.                   • Manage editors and staff writers at the paper.
• Develop multimedia stories on deadline.

 

Managing Editor May 2012 – May 2013
• Manage editors and staff writers at the paper.
• Design and layout the paper’s front page each week. • Develop multimedia stories on deadline.

Copy Editor January 2012 – May 2012
• Communicate with section editors and reporters. • Edit copy for AP style, grammar and story flow.

Staff Reporter August 2011 – December 2011
• Pitch and write stories on deadline.
• Shoot photos and video to accompany stories online.

Other experiences

Research Assistant August 2012 – December 2013 Webster Groves, MO Don Corrigan, author, journalist and editor
• Research and copy edit for Don Corrigan’s book, “Environmental Missouri.”

Volunteer May 2011 – October 2013 Webster Groves, MO Webster Groves Farmers Market

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