Fact-checks political candidates leading up to the 2018 midterm election, writing 2-5 articles per week.
Debunks false articles circulating social media as part of PolitiFact’s fact-checking partnership with Facebook.
Student Innovation Fellow
(June 2018-Aug. 2018)
Worked independently as only full-time reporter for local weekly newspaper on Washington Island, Wisconsin.
Wrote more than 30 articles, made seven infographics and shot photos for more than 25 events in eight weeks.
Washington Island Observer
(March 2018–May 2018)
Reported on deadline, covering the Missouri General Assembly from the State Capitol.
(Jan. 2018–March 2018)
Edited Newsy-style videos on deadline using Final Cut X and Motion.
(Aug. 2017–Dec. 2017)
Reported and edited team multimedia projects on a weekly deadline, working in small groups to create a 2-3 minute main video or audio piece, social video, photo essay, infographic and 600-word text piece.
Pitched and reported four day-turn audio stories for KBIA, a NPR-affiliated public radio station.
(May. 2017–Aug. 2017)
Created graphics and social posts for the magazines' Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram profiles.
Managed daily social posts on Mother Earth News Facebook (more than 2.5 million page likes) and Twitter (more than 63,000 followers) profiles for two weeks.
Compiled reader letters, social posts and photos for both magazines, editing for length and clarity.
Worked as primary editor on more than 10 stories for fall and winter issues of both magazines.
(April 2016–May 2018)
Taught one-credit hour Freshman Interest Group (FIG) class for 18 students interested in social justice issues, prepared and presented original lesson plans, and assigned and graded written assignments.
Collaborated with seven other student staff members to design and implement educational and community-building programming for about 350 residents.
MU Department of
(June 2016–July 2016)
Photographed and documented daily camp activities by writing, designing, editing and printing an 8-page newsletter each week for five weeks of camp sessions
Planned and led hour-and-a-half long programs each weekday for 25 to 35 campers with special needs.
Camp Tuolumne Trails
Photographer, Program Staff
(Jan. 2016–Dec. 2016)
Oversaw multimedia department that was responsible for long reads and interactive online coverage, managed team of four reporters that collaborated with other student media to produce in-depth projects.
Managed section of five to 10 beat writers, assigned stories, edited stories for grammar, structure and content.
Campus Projects Editor, Campus Life Editor, Beat Writer/Copy Editor
Bachelor of Journalism (Convergence Investigative)
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
Expected Graduation Date: May 2019