Work History

Work History

Reporter

Mar 2015 - Present
Stillwater News Press

Worked as the courts and crime reporter for the daily newspaper the Stillwater News Press. My daily responsibilities were to check in with police and court records and keep up with any city crimes and court cases. 

Wrote at least one story daily on a strict timely deadline and at times turned in two or three stories daily.

I was also required to work on miscellaneous stories that were assigned to me or that I came up with myself for the daily newspaper and our weekly Lifestyles section and a quarterly magazine.

Catering Manager

Oct 2014 - Present
Red Rock Bakery and Deli

Started as a customer service/ sandwich maker employee with responsibilities that included running a cash register, food prep and store upkeep.

Was given the title of Catering manager with new responsibilities that include managing catering orders as well as finding new contacts for orders.

Production/ Photographer

Mar 2014 - Oct 2014
KSBI-TV

Worked as production in a functioning live television studio.
Assisted with set up and tear down of all sets during taping.
Filmed and edited video packages for air time.

Server/Bartender

Apr 2012 - Apr 2014
Olive Garden Restaurant 

Worked as wait staff, back of house prep staff and bartender.

My responsibilities as a waiter included keeping up with three tables, making sure drinks were full and orders brought out in a timely manner. I kept track of money and went through the process of closing out my checks at the end of the night. At the end of the night I would clean a section including vacuuming and table clean up.

As a bartender I was in charge of all specialty un-alcoholic drinks as well as all alcoholic drinks that were ordered in the restaurant. I was also in charge of a cash register and had to make sure the entire bar area was clean at the end of the night.

As back of house staff I was trained to make soup and sauces and worked in the position for a few months and was used as a back up the rest of my time employed there. 

Education

Education

Bachelors of Art: English-Screen Studies

Aug 2008 - Jul 2013
Oklahoma State University 

Studied English with an emphasis on screen studies as my primary course of education.

During that course I learned excellent writing skills, planning skills and time management skills.

Skills

Skills

Writing

Have experience writing informative and engaging stories working under a daily and timely deadline.

Video Production

Have extensive video production experience. Have worked through the whole process of writing and planning to shooting to editing.

Restaurant Service

Have experience waiting tables and providing excellent customer service.

Food Preparation

Have experience handling and preparing food.