University of Missouri - Columbia | 2014-2018
B.J. Entrepreneurial Journalism - B.A. English (Creative Writing emphasis) - Multicultural Certificate
FAA Certified sUAS Pilot | Winter 2017
Curator's Scholar | 2014-2018
Sam Bronstein Scholarship for Outstanding Feature Reporting | 2017
Google News Initiative Fellow | Nieman Lab
(Summer 2018) Wrote articles about all of the interesting and innovative things happening in journalism, from the small-town papers to the industry behemoths.
Multimedia Intern | National Science Foundation, UM Plant Sciences
(Fall 2017 - Spring 2018) Worked with scientists to publicize research for a non-technical audience through blogging, video and interactive elements.
Potter Digital Ambassador | Reynolds Journalism Institute
(Winter 2018) Developed social and brand strategy for the Houston (Missouri) Herald and Rocket Digital with little-to-no resources, working closely with editors to create a system that was both successful and sustainable.
Videographer and Outreach Assistant | University of Missouri Counseling Center
(Summer 2017 - Spring 2018) Conceptualized social strategies to engage students and reach larger audiences, working with the outreach team to create useful and relevant video, social and other multimedia content.
Teacher's Assistant, Drone Lab | Independent Study
(Spring 2018) Tutored students on basic FAA rules and guidelines, along with drone regulation. Taught students how to responsibly fly a drone in the drone lab, afterward maintaining drones and cataloging pilot flight hours.
Comics Editor | Fangirl the Magazine
(Fall 2015 - Fall 2017) Wrote and edited stories for myself and other comics beat reporters, keeping an eye on industry trends and innovative new products relating to sequential art. Also produced social videos to pair with articles of the esports and entertainment beats.