Media & Journalism Experience
Capital News Service
Data/Graphics Bureau // August 2020 - present
Reporting on data-based stories and designing infographics for student-powered newsroom covering Maryland and D.C. news. Assisting with data/design strategy for reporting from Annapolis and Washington bureaus.
Howard Center for Investigative Journalism
Data Reporter and Graphics Designer // June 2020 - August 2020
Summer reporting project on nationwide eviction trends during COVID-19 pandemic. Built Python scrapers to retrieve court records from county websites, analyzed data in R to produce trend memos for reporting team and designed accompanying infographics. Laid out all stories from summer package.
It's Pretty OK
Co-host, Podcast Producer, Web Editor // February 2016 - present
Founded and co-host a podcast about millennial life, with 245 episodes posted to date. Built a Squarespace website to house our podcast feed as well as articles on food, music and more. Responsible for editing web content from our contributors and mixing/editing each podcast episode in Adobe Audition before it is released.
On-Air Host, "Straight from the Crate" // January 2017-July 2019
Volunteer host of biweekly late-night radio show on Charlottesville's free-form radio station. Selected music, digitized playlists, read on-air PSAs.
Digital Producer, High School Sports // August 2014 - December 2014
Ran a standalone high school sports website for a TV station in New Orleans. Published over 200 web articles, recruited a user-generated content network from local high schools and assisted in the production of the station's weekly prep football show. Temporarily filled in on the station's web desk, writing local interest stories for the station's website and cutting video from the morning show.
Editor-in-chief, Copy Editor, Columnist // August 2010 - May 2014
Oversaw staff of 10-15 writers covering University of Virginia and national sports for student-run sports website. Coordinated staff coverage, edited all site content and ran social media accounts. Wrote game reports and columns on U.Va. and national sports. Published over 60 pieces on website.
The Cavalier Daily
Sports Columnist // August 2012 - April 2014
Wrote bi-weekly sports column for U.Va. student newspaper and website. Over 30 columns published on site and in print.
Work published in:
Capital News Service/Associated Press, C-Ville Magazine (Charlottesville, Va.), The Diamondback (College Park, Md.), Greenbelt News Review (Greenbelt, Md.), Source of the Spring (Silver Spring, Md.)
Other Professional Experience
Senior Specialist, Media Services // 2015 - 2019
Managed digital advertising campaigns for retail, financial, and education clients. Contributed to 2016-2019 Digital Bowl reports, analyzing digital efforts of Super Bowl advertisers. Covered industry developments for Merkle’s Digital Marketing Channels blog. Assisted in training of new employees.
Editorial Consultant, UpCurrent // August 2014 - April 2015
Produced editorial content for a mobile trivia game based on news and current events, publishing six quizzes per day in a custom content management system. Ran Facebook and Twitter accounts for the project.
Summer In-Residence Fellow // June 2014 - July 2014
Interned with a group of college students and recent graduates, developing new millennial-focused products. Developed a mobile news trivia game that was selected for further development after the end of the program.
- University of Maryland: M.J., Multiplatform Journalism, December 2020 (expected)
- Relevant coursework: Data Journalism, Interactive Development & Design, Applied Entrepreneurial Journalism, Computational Journalism (current), Motion Graphics (current)
- University of Virginia: B.A., Economics, Minor in Computer Science, May 2014