Work History

Work History
Sep 2012 - Present

Sports Reporter

AnnArbor.com

Covering high school sports, Michigan hockey and Eastern Michigan sports

Jun 2009 - Sep 2012

Sports Reporter

The Saginaw News

Sports reporter covering the Saginaw Spirit of the Ontario Hockey League, Saginaw Valley State University, golf and prep sports.

Sep 2006 - May 2009

Sports Editor, Copy Editor, Staff Writer

The Daily Orange

Writing and editing sports articles  and managing the sports staff of the independent daily campus newspaper of Syracuse University. Experience covering men's basketball, women's basketball, lacrosse and other sports.

Sep 2008 - Nov 2008

Intern, sports department

The Post-Standard

Writing about various topics, including Colgate University football, high school football, and other general assignment reporting for a top-100 circulation newspaper.

May 2008 - Aug 2008

Intern, sports department

http://www.mlive.com/kalamazoo/

Writing game stories and feature stories on topics ranging from prep sports to auto racing, minor league baseball and golf.

Education

Education

Skills

CoverItLive

- Hosted live chats from various sporting events.

FinalCut Pro

- Used video editing software to create videos like the ones seen on the multimedia section. 

SoundSlides

- Experience shooting photos, capturing and editing audio, and compiling them into slideshow project like the one featured in multimedia section.

Audacity

- Captured interviews and natural sound, and edited them for use in Soundslides projects.

InDesign

- Experienced in designing print layouts.

Photoshop

- Basic photo editing skills, including creating title slides and image adjustments.

Awards

2010 Michigan Associated Press Editorial Association

- Third place in the Division II (15,001-50,000) sports enterprise category

2010 Michigan Associated Press Editorial Association

- Third place in the Division II (15,001-50,000) sports enterprise category

2010 Michigan Press Association Better Newspaper Contest

- Second place in the Daily Class B (30,001-75,000) sports writing category

2009 Michigan Associated Press Editorial Association

- Second place in the Division II (15,001-50,000) sports enterprise category

2008 Jim Murray Memorial Foundation Scholarship

- A national scholarship awarded yearly to seven aspiring sportswriters, following an essay contest in honor of the late Los Angeles Times columnist.