Freelance sports reporter
Gannett - Springfield News-Leader
- Regularly assigned to cover high school and college games and write feature stories on athletes in the Springfield area.
- Kept a live blog for the 2011 high school football season, where I gave score updates and sparked discussion about teams and players.
- Have gained experience writing under tight deadlines, which is often required for sporting events that do not end until 10 p.m. or later.