Resume

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Where I’ve Been

Digital First Media
Breaking News Producer
Since December 2013, New York City

Work in DFM’s Tunderdome, producing, reporting and editing national and world content for about 75 newspapers across the country

Mashable
News Intern
Fall 2013, New York

Write daily technology, business and news stories for a website with 20 million unique monthly visitors, publish content through WordPress

News21
Reporting Fellow
Summer 2013, Phoenix

Investigated post-9/11 veterans’ issues as part of a Carnegie-Knight journalism initiative (backhome.news21.com); responsible for the project’s Twitter strategy

NBC News
breakingnews.com Editor
2012 – 2013, Seattle

Selected, edited, prioritized and published real-time updates to the website and social media, including a Twitter account with 6 million followers

The New York Times Co.
Digital Media Intern
Summer 2011, Tampa, Fla.

Tracked web analytics and managed editorial content for the Regional Media Group, which oversaw 16 NYT-owned newspapers and websites

ABC News
Reporter & Producer
2010 – 2011, Gainesville, Fla.

Wrote stories for ABCNews.com from ABC’s University of Florida bureau; collected data, sources and video for headquarters in New York City

Alma Mater

University of Florida
Bachelor of Science in Journalism, highest honors
Certificate in Political Campaigning

What I Can Do

Social media
Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, Tumblr, Vine

Web publishing
CMS, WordPress, familiarity with HTML and CSS

Multimedia editing & design
iMovie, Final Cut Pro, InDesign, Photoshop

Data journalism
Freedom of Information requests, spreadsheet analysis

Shoe-leather reporting
Interviewing, deadline writing, public record searches

Bragging Rights

2013 winner, H.G. “Buddy” Davis Award for promise in reporting and editing from the University of Florida
2012-13 student representative, Society of Professional Journalists national board of directors
2009 Student Journalist of the Year, Florida Scholastic Press Association