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Summary

Editor and writer with one year experience in a corporate environment and approximately two years experience in media-related work. My strong skill set and work ethic has led to quick advances within my current company and field.

Diversified skills include writing, typing, transcription, social media management, word processing, editing, proofing and public relations. I am creative and adaptable when facing problems. Proficient in negotiating, collaborating, and working closely with others. I have a Bachelor's degree in Communication and a minor in English. 

Experience

Oct 2017Present

Regional Editor

Campbell Publications

Regional Editor for three weekly newspapers. Duties including creating content, proofing, editing and selecting articles for three publications; generating articles and assigning 

July 2017Oct 2017

Assistant Regional Editor

Campbell Publications

Assistant Regional Editor to three weekly newspaper. Duties include creating content, proofing, editing and selecting articles for three publications; generating article for all three publications; overseeing and directing employees involved in all three publications; and making editorial decisions, such content inclusion and layout design.

Oct 2016Oct 2017

Reporter

Campbell Publications

Main reporter for one local publication, producing approximately five front-page articles per week, including at least two feature photographs for the publication. Supplementary reporter for one local publication, producing approximately three front-page articles per week, including at least one feature photograph for the publication. Occasional content is created as three-page articles, published in three local publications or six-page articles, featured in six local publications. Article preparation includes generating content and article leads, conducting interviews, transcribing, writing and organizing the article. As a general reporter I cover all beats, such as breaking news, current events, arts and entertainment, government, politics, sports, court, health and more.

Sept 2016Sept 2016

Sports Coordinator

Campbell Publications

Part-time position involving the oversight of approximately eight freelance team members for six publications. Duties included assigning articles, photographs and sporting event coverage; proofing, editing and creating sports content; and making editorial decisions such as page layout, design, and article inclusion for the sports pages of six local publications. 

Aug 2016Sept 2016

Stringer

Campbell Publications

Freelance writer for one local newspaper, producing approximately 4 400 to 800 word articles per month, including accompanying photographs. Articles covered a variety of beats.  

Jan 2016May 2016

Broadcast Production

Truman Media Network

A course at Truman State University that worked in accordance with the Truman State Media Network to produce radio news announcements, weekly digital, VOS, and television package productions and a studio television production. 

May 2015Aug 2015

Counselor

YMCA Camp Santa Maria, YMCA of Boulder Valley

Cabin counselor at a children's summer camp. 

Jan 2014May 2014

News Reporting and Writing

Truman Media Network

A course at Truman State University that worked in accordance with the Truman State Media Network to produce weekly news stories for The Index, the university newspaper. The course also included the upkeep of a professional blog and associated social media accounts in promotion of the blog, as well as copyediting of The Index. 

Jan 2014May 2014

Media Writing

Truman Media Network

A course at Truman State University that worked in accordance with the Truman State Media Network to provide editing experience for The Index, the university newspaper and Detours Magazine, the university magazine. The course also included the production of newspaper, television, radio, and online articles and scripts

20132014

Counselor

YMCA Camp Lakewood, YMCA of the Ozarks

Cabin counselor at a children's summer camp. 

Education

Aug 2012Aug 2016

Bachelor of Arts

Truman State University

Communication major (Journalism concentration), English minor