EXPERIENCE

GENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORTER | ESTES PARK TRAIL GAZETTE | (MAY 2018-PRESENT)

  • Covers education, parks and recreation, immigration, mental health and the arts
  • Takes photos and videos for Trail Gazette website and social media platforms

ARTS AND CULTURE REPORTER | ASPEN PUBLIC RADIO | (FEBRUARY 2017-MARCH 2018)

  • Produced spots, two-ways and features for local Morning Edition program
  • Reported, produced and hosted a weekly arts and culture news magazine 
  • Managed social media channels and specific pledge drive campaigns
  • Hosted local Morning Edition and All Things Considered programs

COPY EDITOR, EDITORIAL INTERN, FREELANCER | BOULDER WEEKLY | (APRIL 2016-JANUARY 2017)

  • Copy edits for grammar under AP Style guidelines 
  • Researches, fact checks and writes investigative stories
  • Contributes in-depth interviews for news and features

TAPE LOGGER | NEW YORK, REMOTE (SEPTEMBER 2015-PRESENT) 

CONTRIBUTOR | BOLDER BEAT | (APRIL 2016-APRIL 2017)

  • Attends concerts, providing perspective on key events that go down
  • Conducts interviews with local and national bands
  • Writes articles that attract traffic to the website and social media

CONGRESSIONAL CORRESPONDENT | TALK RADIO NEWS SERVICE | (JUNE 2015-AUGUST 2015)

  • Broke news and covered press conferences
  • Wrote news briefs, edited news scripts and conducted studio interviews 
  • Published content to TRNS social media sites

PRODUCTION/DIGITAL NEWS ASSISTANT | NORTH COUNTRY PUBLIC RADIO | (MAY 2012-JANUARY 2015)      

  • Produced stories to air on The 8 O'Clock Hour
  • Cut newscasts, wrapped individual stories and published program podcasts
  • Curated content and managed the station's digital media platforms

VOLUNTEER

NEWS REPORTER | KGNU RADIO | (FEBRUARY 2016-DECEMBER 2016)

  • Produces stories, headlines and live reads on Morning Magazine
  • Conducts and edits field interviews 
  • Assists in off-air support during Membership drive

SKILLS

Adobe Audition | Adobe Photoshop | Adobe Illustrator | Adobe InDesign | Tape Syncs | ENCO | DAW | Avid ProTools | Adobe Premiere | Final Cut Pro | Line Type | Microsoft Office Suite | DSLR camera operation | Handheld recorder

EDUCATION

SUNY FREDONIA | BACHELOR OF ARTS, ENGLISH (AUGUST 2011-MAY 2015) Magna Cum Laude

  • Concentrations: Communication: Journalism, Audio/Radio Production
  • Minor: Women & Gender Studies

COLLEGE EXPERIENCE

WRITING TUTOR | SUNY FREDONIA | (SEPTEMBER 2014-May 2015) 

  • Advised interdisciplinary and ESL students on form, voice, grammar, structure and AP Style
  • Worked with assigned tutees for multiple semesters
  • Explored ways to organize and strengthen student drafts

RADIO HOST, "THE THIRD WAVE" | FREDONIA RADIO SYSTEMS | FREDONIA, NY | (SEPT. 2014-MAY 2015)

  • Programmed playlists and write scripts for weekly program
  • Interviewed local music talent and campus activist groups on-air
  • Answered questions through email and social media after the show

SEGMENT PRODUCER, "HIGH NOON FRIDAY" | FREDONIA RADIO SYSTEMS | (FEB. 2015-MAY 2015) 

  • Reported on diversity initiatives on race relations, LGBTQ campus issues and economic inequality

SECRETARY | WOMEN'S STUDENT UNION | FREDONIA, NY | (MAY 2013-MAY 2014) 

  • Transcribed minutes at eboard meetings and submitted them to the Center for Multicultural Affairs
  • Scheduled events, drafted emails, and sent informational correspondence to students and faculty
  • Assisted the President and other Eboard members with miscellaneous tasks

ASSISTANT MUSIC DIRECTOR | FREDONIA RADIO SYSTEMS | FREDONIA, NY (SEPTEMBER 2014-MAY 2015) 

  • Previewed and recommended Triple A music for on-air library
  • Participated in on-air fundraising and promotional events
  • Updated AudioVault, switched-out promos and checked FCC Operations and Program Logs 

STAFF WRITER | "THE LEADER" | FREDONIA, NY (SEPTEMBER 2013-2014)

  • Covered multicultural events for the weekly newspaper at SUNY Fredonia, a state school of 5,000 students 

AWARDS & HONORS

  • First Place 2017 Top of the Rockies, Society of Professional Journalists
  • First Place Recipient: "The 16th Annual SUNY Fredonia Research Conference on Gender" 
  • The Dean's Award: for "Excellence in Research" 
  • McVicker Scholarship: for "Commitment to Social Justice Activism" 
  • Fredonia Honor's Program Baccalaureate Award: for "Application of Skills Across Disciplines" 
  • Sigma Tau Delta: International English Honors Society