Resume

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Reporter
Bellevue Leader, Bellevue NE, 8/2013 – present
  • Cover the City of Papillion, including city council meetings and school board meetings.
Special Sections Intern
Omaha World-Herald, Omaha, NE, 5/2013 – 8/2013
  • Fact check and compile lists for Metro Guide.
  • Write feature stories representing Nebraska counties for Metro Guide.
  • Fact checked and edited 2013 Scholars section.
  • Wrote feature preview articles and fact boxes for 2013 Kids Camp section.
Messenger
Omaha World-Herald, Omaha, NE, 8/2011 – 8/2013
  • Write news briefs and one to two metro event area articles each weekend.
  • Write local event previews for GO.
  • Compiled Live Music section for GO.
  • Compiled history for Living section.
News Editor
The Gateway (University of Nebraska at Omaha), Omaha, NE, 7/2012 – 5/2013
  • Created weekly storyboard and managed content.
  • Edited and proofread news stories.
  • Wrote spot news and feature stories for news section.
  • Wrote feature stories for entertainment and sports sections.
  • Created and managed Twitter account for news section.
Senior Staff Member
MaverickPR (University of Nebraska at Omaha), Omaha, NE, 1/2012 – 5/2013
Public Relations Intern
The Salvation Army, Omaha, NE, 5/2012 – 10/2012
  • Wrote and scheduled Twitter posts and Facebook updates.
  • Wrote news releases on upcoming events and new staff members.
  • Took photos at events and press conferences.
  • Wrote and posted content for online website.
Executive Board Member
MaverickPR-UNO PRSSA, Omaha, NE, 1/2013 – 5/2013
  • Handled all firm and chapter transactions, withdrawals and deposits.
  • Managed budgets for events, trips and conferences.

EDUCATION

University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE

Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, May 2013

Major: Journalism, News Editorial sequence

OTHER EXPERIENCE

Counter Person
Don & Millie’s, Omaha, NE, 8/2008  – 8/2012
  • Interacted with customers.
  • Trained new employees.
  • Assisted in all areas of the restaurant.

HONORS

Chancellor’s List

College of Communication, Fine Arts Dean’s List

Chancellor’s Scholarship

Virginia McIntire Scholarship

RELEVANT COURSES

Magazine Article Writing

Media Writing

News Editing

News Writing and Reporting

Online Media

Public Affairs Reporting

Mass Media Ethics

Literary Journalism

SKILLS

WordPress, InDesign

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