Resume

OBJECTIVE
To report gripping stories of violence and its effects

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

EXPERIENCE
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
• Report major crimes in the city and county
• Unveil police misconduct
• Advance technology, staff and policy changes at police department and sheriff’s office
• Follow trends in violent crime and policing responses
• Connect local crime to the national situation

The Huntingtonian, Huntington University, Huntington, Ind.
Editor-in-Chief, 2011- May 2012; News Editor, 2010-2011
• Edited articles submitted by staff reporters
• Posted videos, text, audios and slideshows on website
• Designed pages for print editions using InDesign
• Created multimedia stories
• Managed news staff

The Goshen News, Goshen, Ind.
Pulliam Intern and reporter, Summer 2011
• Reported stories, took photos
• Weather, obituaries, court reporting, features

Footslogging.com, Road trip through Midwest U.S.
Backpack journalist, January 2011
• Created multimedia news stories about refugees
• Posted stories, blog updates and videos to website

The Sandusky Register, Sandusky, Ohio
Intern, Summer 2010
• Reported stories
• Took photos

The Mint Hill Times, Charlotte, N.C.
Newsroom intern, Summer 2008
• Designed page layouts
• Checked facts, took photos

COMPUTER SKILLS
Proficient in InDesign CS5.5, Microsoft Office, Audacity, Final Cut
Pro and Express, Soundslides Plus, Adobe Photoshop CS5.5

HONORS AND AWARDS
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
• Hoosier State Press Association Foundation Pulliam Intern
• Roy W. Howard National Collegiate Reporting Competition Winner
• Hortense P. Myers Memorial Scholarship Recipient
• HSPA Better Newspaper Contest: Best Business and Economic News Coverage,
Second Place, Div. 4, 2011

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