Resume

Experience

Great Lakes Echo, Reporter

East Lansing, MI | December 2016 – Present

·            Covering environmental news around the Great Lakes Basin.

·            Three articles picked up by Capital News Service and printed in regional newspapers around Michigan.

·            Use a content-management system to post articles and media.

·            Multiple articles with 500+ shares on social media, one of which reached 1,500 mark.

 

Spartan Newsroom, Meridian Township correspondent

Meridian Township, MI | January 2017 – Present

·            Self-direct reporting on township affairs.

·            Supply my own photographs.

 

Spartan Newsroom, Election Day Reporter

Michigan State University | Election Day 2016

·            Conducted interviews and contributed to all-day election coverage.

Institute for the Study of Youth Sport, Professorial Assistant

Michigan State University | August 2015 – December 2016

·            Wrote pieces for web and publication in the department annual report.

·            Assisted in research projects – survey construction and data analysis.

·            Conducted an award-winning research presentation.

 

Awards

Society of Environmental Journalists “Emerging Journalist” Award – 2017

Len Barnes AAA Michigan Fund Scholarship recipient – 2017

Michigan State University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum First Place Award – 2016

Boy Scouts of America Eagle Scout Award – 2015

Expertise

Transcription, phone interviews, audio editing, photography

Computer skills

Twitter, WordPress, iMovie, Audacity, Premiere Pro

Education

Michigan State University| East Lansing, Michigan

Bachelor of Arts in religious studies and journalism

Expected graduation: Fall 2018