Education

Education
Aug 2007 - May 2011

Bachelor of Science

Radford University

Overall GPA: 3.6

Aug 2007 - May 2011

Bachelor of Science

Radford University

News Experience

Freelance Writer for the Connection Newspapers (June 2012-Present)

Organized press and media relation for a women's event featuring guest speaker, 2009 Miss America, Katie Stam (March 2012)

Freelance Writer for the burkepatch.com, an online news publication covering local news and entertainment (May 2011-Present)

Created blog covering crime and court beat in Radford, Virginia

Reporter for Radford University's newspaper, The Tartan (January 2010-April 2011)

Interviewed Radford University's new Vice President of Student Affairs (Fall 2010)

Chosen as lead news anchor for broadcast in Electronic News Gathering course (Fall 2009)

Interviewed Radford University's Sustainability Coordinator and reported on the school's efforts to make the campus more environmentally sound (Fall 2009)

Interviewed the Radford Humane Society's Vice President and reported on their work with a local animal clinic to help abandoned animals (Fall 2009)

Extracurricular Activities

Member of Alpha Sigma Alpha- Beta Iota; Responsible for new membership education.

Team Recruiter for Radford's Relay for Life (2009-Present)

Volunteer at Wheatland Hills Retirement Home (2008-Present)

Volunteer at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church's hypothermia shelter (2008-Present)

Volunteer with the Special Olympics (2008-Present)

Mentor for Big Brothers Big Sisters (2007-2009)

Radford University's Student Government Association Senator (2007-2008)