• AVID: Professional software-based non-linear editing system: video editing, movie making, television, broadcast, and streaming media.
  • Adobe Creative Suite, InDesign, Photoshop and Note++: Used to create and edit works such as: posters, brochures, magazines, newspapers and books; edit photos; design and edit Webpages.
  • Microsoft Office, Word, PowerPoint and Excel: Used to create, view and edit documents, memos, spreadsheets and multimedia presentations for various projects and campaigns.


  • Public Speaking, Marketing Campaigns, Fundraising and Event Planning
  • News Writing, Press Releases and Experienced in Associated Press (AP) Style
  • Proofreading, Editing and Publishing
  • Investigative Research and Reporting
  • Digital Marketing and Advertising, Social Networking and Branding
  • Photography and Visual Communications
  • Video Production and Broadcast Television
  • Commercial, On-Air and Remote Radio Broadcast

Work History

Work History
Oct 2013 - Dec 2014

Contributing Writer and Photographer

The Guardian: Wright State University Newspaper
  • Researched and wrote two pieces per week and shot still photos to accompany stories.
  • Worked the Colonel Glenn Renovations beat; lead the Campus Disability Services beat.
  • Followed through on beat sources, contacts and leads to gather information for stories.
  • Conducted interviews with individuals knowledgeable about each story's subject matter.
  • Organized material, determined area of emphasis and wrote stories according to prescribed editorial style and format standards.
May 2013 - May 2014

Research Assistant: Ball Aerospace, Wright Patterson Air Force Base

JXT Appilacations Inc.

Assisted in the research and implementation of tests and experiments which aid in the improvement of performance and communication in military air battle management.

Sep 2011 - Jan 2012

Radio DJ

WWSU 106. 9FM
  • Coordinated and hosted remotes for campus events and promotional campaigns.
  • Hosted weekly live shows and conducted on-air interviews.
  • Became skilled in the use of sound boards, turntables and studio equipment.
  • Recorded, edited and aired 30 to 60 second commercials.
Mar 2006 - Oct 2008

Assistant  Store Manager - Customer Service Representative

Express Payroll
  • Dealt directly with customers on a daily basis providing exceptional customer service, addressing complaints and quickly resolving any issues.
  • Prepared and executed promotional campaigns, put together brochures and marketing materials to deliver to the local community and actively participated in the distribution of these materials generating an increase in overall sales.
  • Processed payments, set up payment arrangements and handled all collections.
  • Managed and maintained store inventory placing orders with suppliers as needed.
  • Calculated monthly/annual sales to determine daily, weekly and monthly goals which I presented to the staff each morning along with a plan of action to achieve our goals.
  • Prepared monthly employee schedule and submitted it to corporate for approval.
  • Reviewed, approved and submitted weekly payroll.
  • Supervised transactions, received and signed for large currencies and balanced the vault at the start and end of each shift.
  • Ran background checks and credit checks via Equifax and Trans Union to verify customer eligibility.
  • Qualified individuals for loans according to income upon verification of applicant information, employment and references.
Nov 2000 - Dec 2002

Administrative Assistant to Owner

Wessco Instalation
  • Scheduled appointments and organized and maintained customer accounts.
  • Composed, proofread and edited letters, invoices, memos and other materials for the company according to designated format.
  • Received, organized and corresponded to all incoming mail.
  • Created spreadsheets and marketing materials.
  • Created, processed and tracked purchase and service orders.
  • Maintained records of orders and inventory and followed up with vendors on shipment and delivery.


Sep 2009 - Dec 2014

Mass Communication (B.A.)

Wright State University - Dayton, Ohio