Education

University of Missouri

B.A. English

B.J. Entrepreneurial Journalism

2018

M.A. Media Sociology & Business

2020

Honors and Grants

Curator's Scholar

2014-2018

Scripps Howard Internship Grant

2019

Sam Bronstein Scholarship for Outstanding Feature Reporting

2018

Google News Initiative Start-Up Bootcamp

2020

Received start-up

funding from:

LION

Google News Initiative

National Science Writers Foundation

Organizations

Science, Health & Environmental Journalism

outreach coordinator

2019-20

Laws Observatory Astronomy Club

2019

National Association of Science Writers

2020

LION Aspiring Entrepreneurs

Skills

Content Strategy  Research        Audience Analysis 
Social Media 
  Grant Writing       Adobe Programs:  Premiere   Audition    Photoshop    After Effects 

  SPSS   HTML5    Wordpress CMS   Drone Videography 

Canon Cameras    

Experience

business administrator and contributing writer

The Objective

Began a newsletter and publishing platform now with more than 2,500 subscribers examining institutional biases within journalism.

multimedia intern

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Produced videos and social content for live broadcasts. Collaborated across teams to execute outreach campaigns, which included writing copy and preforming audience research and data analytics.

multimedia intern

National Science Foundation | University of Missouri Plant Sciences

Worked closely with scientists to transform climate and biology research into easy-to-understand video and interactive elements, while working independently to meet deadlines and find new stories. 

Google News Initiative Fellow

Nieman Lab

Reported on stories covering the newest business trends and storytelling innovations in the journalism industry, and helped curate newsletter content twice a week.

Summer Research Fellow

American Press Institute

Researched and produced a newsletter to help middle-managers foster discussions about diversity and retention in the workplace.

Potter Digital Amassador

Reynolds Journalism Institute

Collaborated with a small town paper in rural Missouri to improve their video output and implement it in a sustainable way into everyday reporting.