Bachelor of Journalism. Graduation date: May 16, 2014.

The University of Missouri, Columbia, Mo.

  • Self-designed interest area (photojournalism and print and digital news).
  • English minor and multicultural certificate

Study Abroad Semester, September 2013 – December 2013

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (Catholic University of the Sacred Heart), Milan, Italy


Conceptual Copywriter, Goodwill-Suncoast
July 2021 –  Oct. 2021

  • Website and social media management, including creating original content
  • Promoting services and programs
  • Curating success stories for Annual Report

Communications & Outreach Coordinator, Early Learning Coalition of Hillsborough County
October 2018 — July 2021

  • Assist Communications Manager in internal and external communications for stakeholders and the public
  • Event planning
  • Promotional photography and video
  • Website and social media management

News Editor, Fort Myers Beach Observer    July 2016 – September 2018

  • Manage weekly production of 8,000-circulation paper
  • Report, write and edit weekly stories, covering local government, environmental issues, school news, local organizations, and community news
  • Shoot photos or create maps in Adobe Illustrator to compliment news stories
  • Manage letters to the editor and vet for accuracy
  • Produce content for other Breeze Newspapers publications and special sections
  • Manage Facebook, Instagram, and website content

Reporter, Observer Media Group                    June 2014 – June 2016

  • Beat reporting on county government, county school board and neighborhood associations
  • Community reporting and feature writing
  • Daily web stories for online product
  • Videography
  • Reporting and photography for quarterly magazine, bimonthly insert and annual special sections
  • Event photography
  • Development of Instagram brand

Summer Internship, Enid News & Eagle                  June 2013 – August 2013

  • General assignment daily reporting and scheduled weekends
  • City government, education, crime and fire reports, agriculture, self-generated features
  • Coverage of tornado in Moore, Okla., for the Norman Transcript
  • Photography

Reporter and Photographer, Columbia Missourian                  May 2012 – May 2014

  • Class component newsroom courses
  • Spring Semester 2014 Advanced Reporter: Local politics, city council elections, enterprise reporter.
  • Spring Semester 2013 Staff Photography: photo stories, general assignment, sports, studio portraits.
  • Summer 2012 Reporter: General assignment including features, city government, education, crime and fire reports

Cooperative Media Group, University of Missouri Extension  September 2011 – May 2014

  • Photographer, contributing writer for Extension publications
  • Photo and video editing for Extension news and promotional stories
  • Basic videography

Other Skills


  • Nikon
    • Current model: Nikon D-7000
  • Canon
  • Studio lighting equipment and technique


  • PhotoShop
  • Final Cut Pro and Final Cut 10
  • InDesign
  • Audacity
  • Soundslides
  • Photo Mechanic
  • Adobe Bridge

Social Media

  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • Instagram


  • Intermediate Spanish
  • Basic Italian

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