Where I’ve Been
New York Daily News
Breaking News Digital Producer
Since April 2014, New York City
I report, write and publish national and world content for a robust website. Real-time news — natural disasters, international policy, crime — is my first priority. Tech reporting is my side beat.
Digital First Media
Breaking News Producer
Dec. 2013 — April 2014, New York City
I worked for DFMʼs Thunderdome, a centralized nerve center that produced high-quality online content for 75+ local papers. I curated and published national news to the Web and mobile platforms.
Fall 2013, New York
I wrote and published daily technology and news stories for a site with 20 million monthly visitors.
2012 – 2013, Seattle
I selected, prioritized and published real-time updates to the Web and social media, including a Twitter account with 6 million followers, first as an intern (May — August 2012) and then as a contracted editor.
Reporter & Producer
2010 – 2011, Gainesville, Fla.
I reported, wrote and shot video for ABCNews.com from ABC’s University of Florida campus bureau.
University of Florida
Bachelor of Science in Journalism, highest honors
Certificate in Political Campaigning
What I Can Do
Breaking news management — Live blogging, trend tracking, writing and editing in real time
Web publishing — CMS management (Saxotech, Polopoly/Atex), WordPress, HTML, mobile optimization
Social media — Account management, community engagement, gleaning information and sources
Multimedia editing — Final Cut Pro, iMovie, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop
Shoe-leather reporting —Interviewing, FOIA requests, AP style, fact checking, general fearlessness
2013 — Carnegie-Knight News 21 Fellow
2013 — University of Florida H.G. Buddy Davis Award for Promise in Reporting & Editing
2012-13 — Society of Professional Journalists Board of Directors member
2012 — Society of Professional Journalists Ted Scripps Leadership Institute graduate
2009 — Florida Scholastic Press Association Journalist of the Year