Skills

Microsoft Office interfaces on Windows and Mac operating systems ~ Social media platforms, mobile operating systems iOS and Android ~ Working knowledge of AP Style, SEO, HTML and online content management systems.

Portfolio

Work History

Work History
Feb 2014 - Present

Special Writer

Detroit Free Press
  • Write weekly long-form pieces on various topics regarding University of Michigan athletics.
  • Social media marketing with weekly updates to Twitter and Facebook.
Feb 2014 - Present

Managing Editor, Maize n Brew

SB Nation
  • Oversee editorial, managerial and social media aspects of SB Nation’s Michigan Wolverines blog.
  • Regularly rank amongst the top 5 of SB Nation’s 90+ college blogs with over one million monthly page views.
  • Recruit, manage team of over 10 writers; plan editorial content strategy.
  • Responsible for search engine optimization, story placement and photo management.
  • Publish news-reporting, long-form analysis to build and engage community.
  • Make local and national radio appearances.

Utilize social media marketing with daily updates through Twitter and Facebook.

Dec 2011 - Feb 2014

Managing Editor/Founder

Thebighousereport.com
  • Managed day-to-day operations of website, including posting/editing own material.
  • Monitored traffic with Google Analytics.
  • Recruited, managed team of writers and planned editorial content strategy.
  • Utilized social media marketing with daily updates through Twitter and Facebook.
Sep 2012 - 2013

Freelancer

Lindy's Sport Publications
  • Featured in a nationally published sports magazine in September 2012 and 2013 titled In the Huddle, a special edition U-M Football feature magazine. Contributions contained extensive feature/roster breakdown, and analysis of the entire Wolverine roster.
Oct 2010 - Sep 2011

Freelance Reporter

Patch.com
  • Covered and reported on high school athletics and community interest stories around Mid-Michigan which were posted on Patch.com, an AOL partner.
  • Composed and edited headlines.
  • Social media marketing with updates on Twitter and Facebook to inform readers of athletic scores and breaking news.
Dec 2009 - May 2010

Student Reporter

The Michigan Times
  • Reported on news from around the University of Michigan-Flint campus.
  • Features included interviews with the Associate Provost, prominent professors and other students around campus.

Education

Education
2013

B.A

University of Michigan-Flint

Journalism

Affiliations

FWAA (Football Writers Association of America) June 2013 - Present