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Work experience

Jan 2011Present

Staff Reporter

The Wall Street Journal
  • Oversaw daily production of "The Count" feature on the Journal's sports page, pitching and writing these numbers-based stories
  • Pitched and wrote front-page feature story about baseball umpires and their strike-three calls
  • Assisted with coverage of New York team sports, covering baseball and college football
  • Ran live-blog coverage of several baseball and football playoff games
  • Wrote variety of feature and news stories for the Journal's national and New York sports pages
  • Pitched and wrote story for Weekend Review section about unenforced rules in baseball
Oct 2010Jan 2011

Sports reporter

The Journal News
  • Covered a variety of high school sports, writing features and deadline game stories
  • Wrote long-form features on various local sports, including the New York City Marathon
  • Served as tennis beat writer, leading the coverage for the conference, sectional and state tournaments
  • Interned at The Journal News during the summer of 2008
Jun 2010Oct 2010

Sports intern

The Virginian-Pilot
  • Spent season serving as the beat writer for the Norfolk Tides, the Triple-A affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles. Covered every home game and led the paper's baseball coverage.
  • Utilized Twitter and Facebook to target fans in Baltimore, generating increased traffic to Tides coverage on the newspaper's website.
  • Pitched story about Orioles young pitchers and traveled to Baltimore for centerpiece
  • Also served as general assignment reporter, covering a variety of sports ranging from soccer to surfing. Provided features, take-outs, dailies and deadline coverage.
  • Spent several months on the copy desk. Copyediting stories, writing headlines and cutlines, editing and proofing pages.
Aug 2006May 2010

Sports editor | Sports columnist | Assistant sports editor | Assistant copy editor | Staff writer

The Daily Orange

As sports editor

  • Planned daily sports section for entire semester
  • Developed and assigned story ideas
  • Oversaw and managed staff of approximately 30 writers

As columnist

  • Reported and wrote weekly column on a Syracuse sports topic of my choosing

As reporter

  • Covered Syracuse men's basketball (2008-09 season), covering the Big East and NCAA tournaments.
  • Covered Syracuse football (2008 season)
  • Covered Syracuse women's basketball (2007-08 season)
May 2009Aug 2009

Associate reporter, New York Yankees beat
  • Covered every Yankees' home game, filing two or more stories per day for and other MLB team sites
  • Wrote and reported daily beat stories, gamers, siders, previews and features, all on deadline
  • Traveled to Cooperstown, N.Y., to cover Hall of Fame Classic
  • Covered community events regarding the Yankees and their players


FinalCut Pro

  • Used video-editing software to create in-depth multimedia presentations


  • Served as administrator of The Daily Orange sports blog


  • Hosted live chats about Syracuse football and basketball

Adobe InDesign

  • Experience with page layout and design


  • Experience with shooting photos and capturing and editing audio to create in-depth multimedia presentations


Awards and honors

2011 Society of Professional Journalists Region 1 Mark of Excellence Awards

Sports writing, third place

  • Awarded for feature story about Native American lacrosse players and their academic struggles

2010 Hearst Journalism Awards

Sports writing, ninth place

  • Awarded for feature story about Syracuse’s six-overtime win against Connecticut in the 2009 Big East tournament

2010 Newhouse Awards

Henry J. Wolff Prize

  • Awarded to the senior in the Newhouse School deemed most proficient in journalism