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Educational Experiences

  • Recipient of the 2009 Great Plains Journalism Award for Deadline News
  • Producer of pre-show and live broadcast of the 2010 Oklahoma State University homecoming parade
  • Executive producer and director of 30-minute show for capstone Advanced Video Production class
  • Creator of an institutional video for an in-class assignment that was later used by the non-profit it promoted

Work experience

Aug 2009Present

Contributing Writer/Videographer

Daily O'Collegian

Scheduling and conducting interviews, filming interviews, creating broadcast news packages, providing supplemental video content for Web site, editing video, writing and editing news stories, collaborating with others to produce content for Web site.

May 2011Present

Council Video/Media Specialist

City of Tulsa

Operating cameras, audio and engineering work, producing special video/media content for the City Council, creating content for government access channel TGOV, post-production of city meetings for television broadcast and online publishing

Aug 2010Apr 2011


City of Stillwater

Using Final Cut Pro to create content for City of Stillwater website, creating video content for City of Stillwater government access channel TV23, producing commercials, producing public service announcements, shooting B-roll, scheduling and conducting interviews, filming city events, shooting video of city meetings and posting online

Aug 2010Dec 2010


Oklavision (Ackerman McQueen)

Working as floor director during live show, working as production assistant, coordinating guests, coordinating talent, trouble-shooting technical errors during live show, operate cameras/lighting

May 2010Aug 2010

Summer Intern

Sapulpa Daily Herald

·Producing articles on upcoming events, brainstorming with colleagues to produce story ideas, reporting on current events, writing feature stories, breaking news stories, editing and updating  Web site, monitoring online forums, typing and editing submitted articles, collaborating with others to create special sections in the daily publication, creating page layout using Quark, creating advertisements and graphics, working within deadlines, writing feature stories to promote upcoming events, taking front page photos for special sections, interviewing political candidates, editing political candidate photos, producing educational content, taking campaign photos

Jan 2009Aug 2009

Associate Editor

TCC Connection

Creating and executing the social media strategy, copy-editing, altering images and photos using Photoshop, writing articles and press releases, scheduling and conducting interviews, collaborating with coworkers to produce articles, producing work within deadlines, organizing newspaper page layout using InDesign, performing clerical tasks such as answering phones, making copies, etc.


Angenene Gibbs

Sherry Fletcher

Jerry Goodwin

Eric Bruce

Also was the managing editor at Tulsa Community College Paper, The Connection.

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