High-energy, hard working, multi-award winning Journalist experienced in storytelling and social media marketing. Excellent communicator and member of the American Marketing Association.

Work experience

Work experience
Jan 2015 - Present

Marketing Specialist/Video Journalist

Reel Journalist - Sacramento, CA

Create promotional videos, flyers, newsletters, magazine ads, news releases, and logos. Boost attendance and gain positive media coverage. Developed marketing strategies and surveys for local businesses and causes.

Mar 2011 - Aug 2014

Video Journalist

KTXL - Sacramento, CA

Break down complex information for viewers to understand. Develop contacts and pitch news stories daily. Research, write, shoot, and edit news stories on deadline.

Mar 2009 - Mar 2011

Video Journalist

KBAK - Bakersfield, CA
Jan 2007 - Dec 2008


WGGB - Springfield, MA
Jun 2005 - Jan 2007

Video Journalist

KCBY - Coos Bay, OR


2013 | EMMY - NATAS NorCal SF Chapter - Anchor

2013 | EMMY - NATAS NorCal SF Chapter - Video Journalist - 24 Hour Time Limit

2012 | EMMY - NATAS NorCal SF Chapter - Video Journalist - 24 Hour Time Limit

2011 | EMMY - NATAS NorCal SF Chapter - Feature News Light

2011 | EMMY - NATAS NorCal SF Chapter - Video Journalist

2010 | Edward R. Murrow Award - Feature Reporting

2010 | EMMY - NATAS Pacific Southwest Chapter - Outstanding Weekend Newscast

2009 | EMMY - NATAS Pacific Southwest Chapter - Outstanding Weekend Newscast

2008 | Associate Press - Investigative Reporting




California State University, East Bay

Mass Communications, Broadcasting - Summa Cum Laude



Public Relations/Communication

10 years engaging and informing the public. Conversational and professional. Turns complex info into an easy-to-understand message. Great on deadline and crisis management.

Video Production/Video Editing

Accomplished videographer who can compose interesting shots. Also great with lighting and sound. Expert video editor - takes all visual and sound pieces and crafts them into a memorable story. Final Cut Pro, Edius, Prezi, Photoshop


Strong storyteller who can also write in AP Style. Comfortable writing summary reports and online articles. Great news release crafter. Writes with a clear voice.

Social Media

Knows the strengths of each social media platform. Uses social media to connect with public. Trained in effective social media practices.