University of Missouri – Columbia, Mo.

Bachelor of Journalism, emphasis in News Reporting

     Minor in Spanish

     Anticipated graduation date: May 2015, with honors


The Financial Times // Brussels, Belgium

Reporting intern – September 2013 – December 2013

Columbia Missourian // Columbia, Mo.

Education beat reporter – January 2013 – May 2013

Advanced education beat reporter – January 2014 – May 2014

Fayetteville Flyer // Fayetteville, Ark.

Freelance contributor – December 2012 – present

  • Pitched my own story ideas to be published online.
  • Launched a trail review series.
  • Took photos and created multimedia elements to add to my articles. 

The Maneater student newspaper //  August 2011 – December 2012

University News Editor – September 2012 – December 2012

  • Pitched and managed articles and photos for the University News section. 
  • Collaborated with editorial board members and reporters to create a Veterans Day special section.
  • Worked with the editorial board to determine the content of the paper and editorials. 
  • Edited articles for content, AP Style and grammar. 

Assistant News Editor – May 2012 – September 2012

  • Edited articles and blogs for content and grammar. 
  • Helped to assist other editors with their sections. 

Copy Editor – January 2012 – September 2012

  • Proofread articles and columns for AP Style and grammar. 

Senior Staff Writer – June 2011 – December 2012

  • Covered Faculty Council and Higher Education beat (January 2012 – September 2012).
  • Reported for the news section and MOVE Magazine.  


First place feature article from Missouri College Media Association // April 2012

George C. Brooks Scholar // August 2011 – present

Sam Bronstein Scholarship for journalism // Fall 2013, Spring 2013

Honors College Journalism Scholar // August 2011 – present

University of Missouri Dean’s List // Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Fall 2012

Granny’s House volunteer // August 2012 – present

  • Volunteer weekly with inner-city elementary and junior high students in a nonprofit after-school program. 


Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint; Adobe InDesign and Photoshop; Final Cut Pro; Soundslides; Audacity; iMovie; conversational in Spanish

References available upon request. 



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