Portfolio & Resume

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Resume

Personal Profile

News student dedicated to revealing the
story beneath the surface and ensuring
transparency in public affairs using data
and thorough, empathetic reporting

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Perceptive of new ideas and story angles
  • Seek and benefit from collaboration
  • Edit copy and collaborate to decide
    changes
  • Prioritize in an environment with
    deadlines and adapt to changes
  • Teachable and willing to learn new skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Knowledge of AP Style
  • Microsoft Office programs
  • Google Drive

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

Staff Writer
The Times-Delphic Newspaper (Present)

  • Write stories for a student audience at Drake University
  • Meet deadlines
  • Interview a variety of people on campus

Communications Manager
Citizens for Threase Harms
(September 2019 – November 2019)

  • Wrote and edited content for ads and letters used in the city
    councilwoman’s reelection campaign
  • Organized events with Facebook and kept social media and the
    campaign website updated

Government Relations Intern
Advocacy Strategies (June 2019 – August 2019)

  • Utilized Microsoft Excel and research from federal agencies and
    independent studies to create content for a client presentation
  • Developed content that aided clients in their social media
    practices, legislative strategy and general advocacy

Editor-in-Chief
The Campus Chronicle – Student Newspaper
(August 2018 – May 2019)

  • Published an eight-page issue bi-weekly for the DMACC student
    audience
  • Published the publication’s first 20-page magazines at the end of
    each semester
  • Responsible for contributing content, collaborating with staff and
    meeting deadline

EDUCATION

Drake University
B.A. in Journalism & Mass Communication, May 2021

  • News major with a Data Analytics concentration
  • Knight Center Online Course: Data Journalism and Visualization
    with Free Tools

Des Moines Area Community College
Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts, May 2019

  • Member, President’s List
  • Member, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society