Resume

A printable, condensed resume can be found here.

Experience

06/17 – current | Multimedia Journalist, St. Joseph News-Press

  • Report on variety of topics using video, print, photography and social media
  • Know how to produce newscasts
  • Experienced in live shots and stand ups

05/16 – current | Editor-in-Chief, The Griffon News 

  • Managed reporters and editors
  • Started broadcast show
  • Redesigned newspaper
  • Represented The Griffon News at conferences
  • Laid out pages, created video content, wrote stories, took and edited photographs

04/16 – 04/17 | MCMA President

  • Voted student president of the Missouri College Media Association
  • Co-organized MCMA conference at Missouri Western in April 2017

02/16 – 12/17 | College Library Assistant

  • ​Assisted patrons in researching and locating material
  • Managed assigned library area

06/16 | Intern at graphic design agency Ad-room

  • Worked with Adobe InDesign and Illustrator
  • Created personal and new Griffon News logo

05/15 – 05/16 | Lifestyles Editor, The Griffon News

  • Managed staffers and desk
  • Assigned and edited stories, trained reporters
  • Laid out pages, wrote stories, took and edited photos

06/15 – 07/15 | Intern at daily newspaper Fränkische Landeszeitung, circulation 42,000

  • Pitched, investigated and wrote stories
  • Took photos, laid out pages
  • Supported editors in daily work, wrote press releases and police reports
  • Freelanced after internship ended

02/15 – 05/15 | Asst. Lifestyles Editor, The Griffon News

  • Helped manage the desk
  • Pitched and wrote stories, laid out pages, took and edited photos


02/14 – 12/14 | Research Asst., Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories

  • Entered data using KdbL system

Skills

  • News and Feature Reporting
  • Office Management
  • Team work
  • InDesign
  • Illustrator
  • Premiere
  • Photoshop
  • AfterEffects
  • MS Word
  • Self Management
  • Photography

Awards and Achievements

  • David L. Adams Apple Award for Best TV Newscast, Second Place
  • ​Missouri College Media Award for Broadcast, First Place
  • Missouri College Media Association Award for Feature Page Design, Second Place
  • Missouri College Media Association Award for Opinion Piece, Second Place
  • College Media Association Award for Promo, First Place
  • Inducted member of the National Society of Leadership and Success

Languages

German | Native
English | Fluent

Education

10/12 – 07/15

University of Bamberg | Bachelor’s degree in English, Political Science and German. Transferred after exchange year.

08/14 – 05/18

Missouri Western State University | Bachelor’s degree in Convergent Journalism. Transferred after exchange year.

 

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