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Auburn University | Auburn, Ala.

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism; expected May 2015. Minor in Psychology; expected May 2015.

August 2011-Present


The Odyssey Editor in Chief | Auburn, Ala

January 2013-Present

Oversee production of weekly newspaper with more than 6,000 readers. Lead 17 staff members and assign stories. Design sections and layouts. Write and publish one article every week. Review and edit newspaper before publishing.

Contributing Editor | September 2012- January 2013

Recruit staff for writer and editor positions. Assisted in reviewing and editing sections, choosing artwork for articles and managing writer assignments. Wrote and published one article weekly.

Staff Writer | August 2012- September 2012

Reported on assigned articles by interviewing students, faculty and athletes on campus. Often responsible for brainstorming article ideas for the weekly issue.

Auburn Plainsman Sports Reporter | Auburn, Ala. December 2012-Present

Cover Auburn athletics for a 10,000-circulation weekly campus newspaper that is the winner of 24 Pacemaker Awards. Write and publish 3-5 articles weekly in both online and print mediums. Help manage social media and maintain the sports Twitter with 6,000 followers. Initiate and develop relationships with athletic department sources. Cover live events and interview coaches, athletes and player personnel.

CBS Sports Statistics Assistant | Auburn, Ala.

March 2012-April 2012

Observed and reported specialty statistics during live sports broadcasting of two Auburn basketball games. Quickly and accurately wrote and sent specialty statistics to live play-byplay announcer to be broadcast on air. Had to efficiently work within a fast-paced production truck.

Devils Advocate Sports Editor | Jacksonville, Fla.

August 2010-June 2011

Oversaw production, content and layout of two sports pages. Managed a team of three sports writers, assigning stories and copy-editing articles. Wrote awarded articles in sports, news and feature writing.


Experienced in writing professional news pieces effectively including breaking news and articles within deadline-based constraints. Thorough understanding of several social media platforms such as live sports reporting and managing of Twitter and Facebook pages. Proficient in AP Style, Adobe InDesign, Apple iLife, Microsoft Office and copyediting to AP Style rules.


Florida Times-Union High School Journalism Awards | Jacksonville, Fla. 2011 Third-Place Sports Writing In a League of Her Own 2010 First-Place Sports Writing Pushing the Limits 2009 Third-Place News Writing Duval County Schools Budget Cuts