Resume

Professional Experience

News Reporter, iHeart Radio (January 2012 to Present)

  • Utilize local media markets in assigned cities every weeknight to determine the 5-6 major headlines of the day and write scripted summaries of each story. The copy is read on local radio broadcasts across the country the following morning.

Freelance Reporter, WORLD Magazine and Podcast (February 2015 to Present)

  • Contribute stories to a variety of WORLD’s platforms, including their digital publication, print magazine and daily news podcast, The World and Everything In It.
  • Stories include breaking news snapshots, feature investigative pieces and radio features
  • Podcast pieces include capturing sound, conducting interviews, writing the script and recording the reporter narration

Freelance Reporter, PHOENIX Magazine (September 2013 to October 2016)

  • Regularly pitched and contributed articles for the “Phoenix Files” section of the monthly magazine
  • Stories included city development and business news, as well as interviews with influential city leaders and residents

Freelance Reporter, PHOENIX Home & Garden Magazine (November 2015 to August 2016)

  • Contributed semi-monthly feature articles covering local trends in home decor and landscape design
  • Conducted interviews, discovered unique narrative angles for each story and took amateur photographs to aid the photographer in concept development for each feature-length story

Campus Reporter, The Athens NEWS (October 2008 to June 2009)

  • Wrote on staff at the biweekly paper in Athens, OH
  • Served as beat reporter covering the Ohio University Student Senate
  • Pitched and contributed other articles on various topics
  • Articles published both in hard copy and the paper’s online version

Education

B.S. in Magazine Journalism from the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio

Graduated Cum Laude with a 3.7 GPA in June 2009