Career Focus:

Multimedia Journalist seeking to expand my education after serving as a reporter in a small community for a year


New York City Journalism student at The King’s College,  January 2017-May 2017


Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais, IL, May 2017


Community Reporter, Mt. Pleasant News, Mt. Pleasant, IA                    August 2017-current

  • Print reporter and photographer for local, small town newspaper; investigative journalist
  • Beats: Henry County Hospital and Health Department, city council, school board

Intern, Bold Global Media, New York City                                             January 2017-May 2017

  • Print and Bold TV Reporter, WordPress editor, used CoSchedule to schedule social media posts, scheduled guests for Bold TV

Freelance Writer, The Daily Journal, Bourbonnais, IL                       August 2015-May 2016

  • Reported to the Life Editor

Executive Editor, The GlimmerGlass, ONU, Bourbonnais, IL   August 2015-December 2016

  • Train and manage staff, write and report stories, design layout (12 pages and WordPress website), develop story ideas for different sections, manage a budget, plan staff meetings, edit all content

Copywriting Intern, Global Ministry Center, Lenexa, KS          May 2016 to August 2016

  • Edited email blasts for (dot)Stewardship newsletter, wrote social media plan for Stewardship Ministries, managed Facebook, Twitter and Instagram account through Hootsuite

Corporate Marketing Intern, Shive-Hattery, Cedar Rapids, IA        May 2015 to August 2015

  • Edited press releases, designed in-house employee magazine, fact checked client information, researched for coworkers

Relative Coursework:

Business Journalism, Magazine and Feature Writing, TV News and Broadcast, Advanced Reporting, Beat Reporting, Multimedia Storytelling, Entrepreneurial Journalism, Nonlinear Editing, Radio Communication, Graphic Design, Online Media Production, Performance Studies, PR Writing

Technical Skills:

Proficient use of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Adobe InDesign, Audition, Photoshop, Illustrator, WordPress, CoSchedule, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, Proficient in writing and editing for AP Style