Bachelor of Journalism, Minor in Political Science
, University of Missouri-Columbia.
Graduated December, 2004. GPA: 3.5
Social Media Manager,
KOMO News; Seattle, Washington. July 2o12 ±Present. Manage presentation of content on KOMO¶s social media platforms, includingFacebook, Twitter, Google Plus and Pinterest. Develop strategic plan for use of each platform for news delivery, gathering. Train other members of the newsroom on social media best practices. Use social media platforms to chase news tips and engage with audience.
KOMO News; Seattle, Washington. November 2006 ± Present. Write original stories, including breaking news, on komonews.com Edit stories by KOMO-TV reporters into a print-friendly format Discuss the day¶s popular web stories during daily radio segment, ³Hot Clicks´
Northwest Cable News; Seattle, Washington. September 2005 ±November 2006. Help cover breaking news in the fast-paced 24-hour cable newsroom Write scripts for TV anchors for several of the day¶s shows in various formats Produce short cut-in newscasts to air during other Northwest Belo stations
WLS-TV; Chicago, Illinois. June 2005 ± September 2006. Cover the assignment desk overnight approximately three days a week Aid day assignment editors review scanner feeds and make regular beat calls
, KOMU-TV8; Columbia, Missouri. January 2004 ± May 2005. Produce a variety of newscasts - morning, evening, night - on a rotating basis Write the scripts for the newscasts and instruct editors on footage use Manage breaking news and other changes, in and out of the control booth
Producing Teaching Assistant
, KOMU-TV8; Columbia, Missouri. May 2004- August 2004. Teach students how to craft a newscast with good writing, visuals and pacing Promote efficient relationships between reporters, editors and directors
General Assignment Reporter
, KOMU-TV8; Columbia, Missouri. June 2003- December 2003. Cover and shoot stories with a DVC-Pro camera, then edit stories with Avid Present stories through taped packages, on-sets and live shots