Graduate Teaching Assistant, Northeastern University
Oct. 2018 – present
Grades undergraduate papers for a class called Understanding Today's News.
Photographer, Northeastern University
Oct. 2018 – present
Takes photos of people and interviews them for a visual research project on Boston’s Mission Hill neighborhood.
Research Assistant, University of Kentucky
Aug. 2018 – present
Created a content analysis tracking newsrooms’ use of user-generated content.
Conducting research interviews about collaborative journalism with newspaper editors.
Night Reporter, The Herald-Dispatch
Aug. 2017 – March 2018
Reported on police, crime and spot news, as well as some enterprise news and features.
Began developing sources in Appalachia for stories about opioid crisis.
Intern, The Interior Journal
May 2017 – July 2017
Reported on enterprise, general news and features with an emphasis on education and health care, including the opioid crisis.
Took photos for general news and feature assignments, including galleries of major local events.
Staff Photographer, The Kentucky Kernel
April 2015 – April 2017
Took photos for news, features and sports assignments.
Enterprise Intern, The Herald-Leader
Jan. 2016 – May 2016
Developed enterprise story ideas and created multimedia content.
Copy Chief, The Kentucky Kernel
Dec. 2015 – May 2016
Corrected spelling, grammar, punctuation and AP-style errors.
Reported on the bombings in Brussels, Belgium, and a few other enterprise stories.
Intern, The Herald-Dispatch
Dec. 2015 – Jan. 2016
Reported on general news and politics, including the beginning of West Virginia’s gubernatorial campaign.
News Editor, The Kentucky Kernel
April 2015 – Nov. 2015
Reported often, including an award-winning breaking news story about the terrorist attacks in Paris, France, while supervising a staff of about two dozen student reporters.
Managed all of the news content for the publication, including enterprise stories, previews, event coverage and breaking news.
Northeastern University, M.A. in Media Innovation
Expected graduation May 2020
Focusing major projects on problems and solutions surrounding the opioid crisis.
Recipient of the College of Arts, Media and Design Graduate Student Scholarship.
University of Kentucky, B.A. in Print and Multimedia Journalism, 3.96 GPA
Graduated May 2017
To become a knowledge-based journalist, used minor studies in sociology to focus on storytelling interests including race and ethnic relations, health care, and education in low-income communities.
Recipient of UK’s Academic Excellence Scholarship, the College of Communication and Information’s Endowed Scholarship and the School of Journalism and Media’s Maria Braden Endowed Scholarship in 2016-17.
Recipient of UK’s Kentucky Tradition Scholarship in the 2014-15 and 2015-16 academic years.
Five-time recipient of the College of Communication and Information’s Certificate of Academic Excellence.
First place for Best Breaking News Coverage (Student Publications Class 2) at News Excellence in Kentucky Newspapers 2016.
First place for Best General News Picture (Student Publications Class 2) at News Excellence in Kentucky Newspapers 2016.
Third place for Best Feature Story (Weekly Publications Class 1) at News Excellence in Kentucky Newspapers 2017.
The Kentucky Kernel’s 2015-16 staff won the Associated Collegiate Press’ coveted Newspaper Pacemaker, widely considered the Pulitzer Prizes of student journalism.
Working-level proficiency of the French language.
Professional knowledge of SLR and virtual-reality cameras.
Professional knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, Photo Mechanic, QuarkXPress and NewsEditPro.
References are available upon request.