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Work experience

Mar 2003Present

Umpire/Game Official

Cal Ripken Youth Baseball League

Skills & Experience

-officiate and regulate games as both behind-the-plate and field umpire

-maintain official scorer's book with stats and team info.

-announce player introductions and lineups

Apr 2010Jun 2010

Staff Sports Writer

Farmville Herald

Skills & Experience:


-participate daily in the production of the Farmville Herald sports section

-attend games, take notes, take pictures and  interview coaches & players to produce sports/feature style articles

-meet and contribute to bi-weekly deadlines (multiple stories published each edition, over 20 articles published in a month)

Page Layout/Photo Editing Skills/Experience:

-Quark Express



Apr 2009May 2010

The Rotunda (campus press) sports editor

Longwood University

Skills & Experience:

-manage section writers & two assistant editors (largest sports staff in newspaper's history)

-primary layout editor for section

-provide articles and editorial columns (over 50 published articles from Sept. 2009-Present)

Jan 2008May 2010

The Rotunda Show sports reporter-campus news broadcast

Longwood University

Skills & Experience

-produce, film, report and edit TV-style news/feature video packages

-film & edit additional game/practice footage for broadcast

Sep 2006Aug 2009

The Rotunda staff writer

Longwood University

Skills & Experience

-covered on/off-campus news, feature, and sports stories

-experience with copyediting and page layout

Sep 2006Jun 2006

Eagle Eye editor-in-chief

Jamestown High School

Skills & Experience

-coordinate/manage entire publication

-oversee final layout of each issue

-advertisement sales

Aug 2004Jun 2005

Eagle Eye sports editor

Jamestown High School

Skills & Experience:

-manage section including page layout (Adobe PageMaker)

-organize and assign game recap and feature stories

-contribute sports content (articles, columns, stats, etc.)


Aug 2006Jun 2010

Communication Studies

Longwood University

Accomplishments & Extra Curricular Participation

  • 4 year undergraduate study program
  • Mass Media concentration
  • "The Rotunda" newspaper staff/editorial board member
  • "The Rotunda Show' news broadcast reporter
  • comprehension of both oral & written Spanish-MOLA (modern language)  Club member
  • Club Basketball Vice President-coordinate roster and paper work submission-organize tournament participation & schedule
Sep 2002Jun 2006

Advanced Diploma

Jamestown High School

Accomplishments & Extra Curricular Participation

  • 3-time "Reflections" writing contest winner
  • Powhatan Ruritan Club scholarship award winner
  • "Janie Dodson" scholarship award winner-given to student with notable volunteer/service in the community
  • Varsity Men's Basketball Captain