Media & Journalism Experience


International Consortium of Investigative Journalists

Editorial Fellow // January 2021 - present

Writing stories and producing podcasts for the ICIJ website and contributing data analysis to long-term projects. Member of the Scripps Howard Foundation's inaugural Roy W. Howard Fellowship class.



Capital News Service

Data/Graphics Bureau // August 2020 - December 2020

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 over 260 episodes 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.



WTJU-FM (Charlottesville, VA)

On-Air Host, "Straight from the Crate" // January 2017-July 2019

Volunteer host of biweekly late-night radio show on local free-form radio station. Selected music, digitized playlists, read on-air PSAs.



WWL-TV (New Orleans, LA)

Digital Producer, High School Sports // August 2014 - December 2014

Ran station's standalone high school sports website. 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.


Work published in:

The Washington Post, The Associated Press, The Baltimore Sun, Capital News Service, C-VILLE Weekly (Charlottesville, Va.), The Diamondback (College Park, Md.), Greenbelt News Review (Greenbelt, Md.), Source of the Spring (Silver Spring, Md.)



 Other Professional Experience


Merkle Inc.

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.



Gannett

Summer In-Residence Fellow and Editorial Consultant // June 2014 - April 2015

Interned in product development and design, with focus on products aimed at young consumers. Developed a mobile trivia game based on news and current events, and wrote six quizzes per day in a custom content management system. Ran Facebook and Twitter accounts for the project.



 Education


University of Maryland: M.J., Multiplatform Journalism, December 2020
University of Virginia: B.A., Economics, minor in Computer Science, May 2014



 Skills


Audio recording and editing: Adobe Audition, Audacity. CMS experience: Squarespace, Wordpress. Data analysis: Excel, Google Analytics, R, SQL. Graphic design: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, some Adobe After Effects. Podcasting: Hosting and editing. Promotion and advertising: Organic social media accounts, Facebook Business Manager, Google Ads, Google Display & Video 360, Twitter Ads. Translating data for non-technical audiences. Web design and development: Bootstrap, Carto, CSS3, some C3, Datawrapper, Flourish, HTML5, some JavaScript, some Python. Writing and editing: AP Style, blogging, copy editing, news writing.