Science W rit i ng l Scie nce Jo ur na li sm l Scie nce Co m mu nic at io n s 332 Braddock St. Apt. 421 Frostburg, MD 21532 410.353.1714

OBJECTIVE A position in science communication and/or science journalism using my skills in writing, editing and interpreting scientific and technical data. EDUCATION Frostburg State University (FSU)—Frostburg, MD B.S. in Biology and Writing, May 2007 (projected) Relevant Coursework/Labwork: Technical, Journalistic, Feature, Scientific, Proposal, and Business Writing; Microbiology, Animal Physiology, Botany, Genetics, Physics, Chemistry. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Editor in Chief, The Bottom Line August 2006—Present • Managed a 12 page, four section weekly newspaper at FSU. • Supervised and directed all content, design, advertising, payroll and marketing decisions of The Bottom Line, as both publication (online and print) and a business. • Produced The Bottom Line using QuarkXpress publishing software. Managing Editor, The Bottom Line • Directed all content decisions. • Assisted editor in chief in administrative duties. January 2005—May 2006

Lab Technician, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science Appalachian Laboratory December 2004—May 2005 • Collected, identified and organized benthic invertebrate specimens for environmental assays. Staff Writer/Science Columnist, The Bottom Line January 2004—Present • Researched and wrote weekly news articles/science columns for publication in The Bottom Line’s News section. • Supplemented all articles with additional material at a science weblog, The Voltage Gate ( Bakery Manager, The Main Ingredient • Managed a staff of eight pastry chefs. • Monitored food cost and kept inventory. August 2002—December 2003

COMPUTER SKILLS Familiarity with Windows OS, Mac OS, HTML, QuarkXpress, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Fetch, WordPress, Blogger, College Publisher and GarageBand (for podcasting). AFFILIATIONS The National Association of Science Writers The Associated Collegiate Press REFERENCES Dr. Wayne Yoder, Entomologist/Professor of Biology, FSU: 301.687.4177 Jina Mariani, Forest Ecologist, USDA Forest Service: 406.360.7296 Erin Miller, Managing Editor, The Bottom Line: 301.481.7155