- CONTRIBUTOR, FFA.org and FFA New Horizons magazine
Conduct interviews and write articles related to agricultural education through the lens of FFA, a national youth organization focused on leadership development that prepares high school students for future success.
- FREELANCE WRITER, Journal Communications Inc.
- COPY EDITOR, Journal Communications Inc.
2013-2014, Franklin, TN
Edited print editions of Livability division magazines, assigned stories to freelance writers and proofreaders, processed incoming stories and invoices, proofread advertising and sales materials, published online content to multiple websites, and gathered submitted photography for Livability.com.
- CONTENT COORDINATOR, Journal Communications Inc.
2010-2013, Franklin, TN
Evaluated and determined photography needs for print and online editions of multiple magazines, gathered submitted photography, edited video in Final Cut Pro, wrote community-specific articles, and created and promoted blog posts for Livability.com using Facebook and Twitter.
- BELMONT UNIVERSITY
2006-2010, Nashville, TN
Bachelor of Arts in Journalism
- Second place in Health Reporting, 2010 Southeast Journalism Conference
- Bronze Telly Award in news/feature category for BelmontVision.com reporting compilation, 2009 Telly Awards
- Award of Distinction for individual video work during 2008-2009 school year, 2009 Communicator Awards
- Award of Distinction for individual video work during 2008-2009 school year, 2009 Videographer Awards