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Work Experience

       Sports Writer/Outdoor-Recreation Editor, The Observer- August 2016 - January 2017

  • Provided complete and accurate local/state sports and outdoor coverage for both print and online media. Stories published in three print issues a week. 
  • Designed newspaper layout for sports and outdoor section. 
  • Co-hosted weekly sports podcast. Provided live Twitter feeds to fan base.
  • Dedicated team member who treats news, features, and other events with passion and thrives within the deadline intense 24/7 newsroom environment.

       Charles Snowden Reporter Intern, Baker City Herald - June 2016 - August 2016

  • Wrote feature stories on breaking news from annual events to Oregon mining. 
  • Key team member for copy editing in AP style.        

       Associate Editor/Features Writer, Ethos Magazine - September 2013 - April 2016 

  • Led story groups, guided young writers and copy edited their work.
  • Worked with editor to create long-form feature stories that explored Eugene culture.
  • Pitched stories that were written on a tight deadline

       Administration Reporter, Daily Emerald - January 2016 - April 2016

  • Interviewed members of University of Oregon administration, faculty, and students.
  • Researched the effects of long-term tuition increases.  
  • Breaking news specialist.

       Features Writer, Flux Magazine - December 2015 - June 2016

  • Wrote an award-recognized story on controversial Native American school mascots in Oregon.
  • Traveled to rural Oregon to interview subjects and develop the story on-site.
  • Worked closely with photographers and designers to put the piece together.
  • Copy edited with peers

       Social Media/Videographer, Kai USA - June 2015 - December 2015

  • Produced product video for nationally recognized sport knife brands.
  • Edited content using Adobe Premiere and Photoshop.
  • Produced and conducted video interviews with various knife designers.
  • Social Media interaction with brands fan base via Twitter and Periscope.

       Sportswriter, FishDuck.com - April 2015 - June 2015

  • Wrote informative profile pieces on overlooked UO student athletes.
  • Was responsible for one quality feature article every week.
  • Formatted articles and pictures using WordPress.

Acknowledgments

  • Selected as 2016 Snowden Internship recipient for Excellence in Journalism
  • Nationally recognized - Third place for Associated Collegiate Press feature story of the year

Education

       University of Oregon

  • Bachelor of Arts in Journalism
  • Class of 2016

Technology Summary

  • Windows/Mac OS Platforms, MS Office, Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, Adobe InDesign, WordPress
  • Proficient within all Social/Digital media platforms - Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Periscope
  • Strong foundation with digital photography and video

References

  •  Available upon request