Professional media experience

St. Joseph News-Press, St. Joseph, Missouri.
Local newspaper covering news and events for Buchanan County.
Public Safety Reporter (October 2008 – Present)
Report on crime, trends and issues going on in the greater St. Joseph area. (Circ. 15,000), Youngstown, Ohio.
Hip sister to Took pictures, created and wrote stories involving the local music scene as well as maintained the events calendar.(January 2008 – July 2008), Youngstown, Ohio.
Web Site version of the Youngstown newspaper, The Vindicator. Helped edit and enrich the site.(January 2008 – Present)

The Vindicator, Youngstown, Ohio.
Local newspaper covering news for the Mahoning Valley.
Business Reporter (May 2007 – January 2008)
Reported on issues, trends and general news for business in the area. (Circ. 15,000)

Student media experience

Daily Kent Stater, Kent, Ohio.
January 2006 through December 2007.
Entertainment editor of the Arts, Life and Leisure (A.L.L) tab published once a week alongside the independent daily newspaper of Kent State University. Supervised night production and design in addition to editing the work of 10 reporters. (Circ. 10,000)
Previously held positions include: assistant entertainment editor, public affairs reporter, entertainment reporter and features reporter.

The Burr
Featured writer in Spring 2006 for general-interest magazine. (Circ. 10,000)


Kent State University, Bachelor of Science in Journalism and Mass Communication with a degree in newspaper journalism. Graduated in December of 2007.