Resume

OBJECTIVE
To report gripping stories and reveal truth

EXPERIENCE

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh, PA
Public safety reporter 2017 – present
• Comb through records to unveil police misconduct
• Reveal trends in violent crime and policing strategies
• Hold top officials accountable
• Report major crimes in the city and county

The Chattanooga Times Free Press, Chattanooga, Tenn.
Crime reporter for Chattanooga and Hamilton County, July 2014 – present
Business reporter, January 2013 – July 2014
Metro intern, July 2012 – December 2012
• Reported major crimes in the city and county
• Examined internal affairs and criminal investigative files
• Followed trends in violent crime and policing responses

The Huntingtonian, Huntington University, Huntington, Ind.
Editor-in-Chief, 2011- May 2012; News Editor, 2010-2011
• Designed pages for print editions using InDesign
• Created multimedia stories
• Managed news staff of two dozen college students

The Goshen News, Goshen, Ind.
Pulliam Intern and reporter, Summer 2011
• Reported stories, took photos

The Sandusky Register, Sandusky, Ohio
Intern, Summer 2010

EDUCATION
Huntington University, Huntington, Ind.
Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, Management minor
GPA 3.96/4.0; summa cum laude

HONORS AND AWARDS

Vann Media Awards, 2017
• First Place, Health and Science Reporting: “Young Trauma”
Tennessee Press Association 2016
• First Place, Investigative reporting: “Death on a Highway”
Tennessee Associated Press, Newspaper Div. 1, 2016
• First Place, Breaking news “July 16 attacks”
Tennessee Associated Press, Newspaper Div. 1, 2014
• Third Place, Daily Deadline: “Sex offender didn’t count on the cool courage of 3 kids”
• Honorable Mention, Multimedia: “EMBEDDED: A series of short videos and profiles designed to give the viewer a first-person look at jobs across the region”
East Tennessee Society of Professional Journalists
• Deadline/breaking, Third Place: “Chattanooga deaths”
Others
• Tennessee Press Association, Best Business Coverage, 2014

 

 

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