Marketing & Communications Manager | archimania
Memphis, TN | March 2015--present
Web Content Producer | WREG-TV
Memphis, TN | June 2013--March 2015
Confirm information, then write and distribute breaking news stories. Write stories covering a wide range of topics, as well as source and leverage content from viewers and affiliates. Edit reporters' stories, prepare video from newscasts for web viewing, and manage social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram).
Interactive Managing Editor | KRCG-TV
Jefferson City, MO | April 2012--May 2013
Instilled an interactive-first mindset in the newsroom, which resulted in KRCG-TV receiving the award for Best Local Website 2013 from the Missouri Broadcaster's Association. Increased the number of Facebook fans and website page views and unique visitors by tens of thousands, as well as the number of Twitter followers by thousands, as a result of providing higher-quality, timely content.
Newsroom Assistant | Reynolds Journalism Institute
Columbia, MO | January 2012--May 2012
Oversaw and assisted in the production of a semester-long project detailing different aspects and stages of parenthood. Developed initial concepts and assigned students to each, then guided them through the news-gathering and production processes
Media Specialist | Reynolds Journalism Institute
Columbia, MO | August 2011--May 2012
Provided feedback and instruction to dozens of journalism students on their weekly assignments, including on how to collect and present information. Responsible for asset management of university resources used by students to complete their work.
Assistant Studio Manager & Host | Kingston Green Radio/Green Futures Festival Radio
Kingston upon Thames, UK | May 2011--August 2011
Study abroad assignment through the University of Missouri. Worked as the audio technician and producer for several radio shows, such as the Korean Community Show, and assisted with selecting broadcast content. Hosted and produced a weekly show, The Crockett Chronicles, which continued upon my return to the U.S. Covered music, news, and other events in the Green Futures Field at Glastonbury Music Festival.
Reporter | KBIA, Columbia Missourian & Newsy.com
Columbia, MO | January 2011--May 2011
Produced multimedia stories. Experience includes in-the-field reporting of a significant snowstorm on Feb. 1, 2011; a localized report of national bison meat trend by looking at local farmers, processors and availability; and analysis of stories to create comprehensive reports about uranium mining, Cuba’s economic and political changes, an update on Gaddafi and the "bin Laden bump."
Graphic Designer | The Maneater
Columbia, MO | October 2009--March 2011
Designed page layouts and advertisements.
Internship/Subscription Work | Justine magazine
Memphis, TN | May 2010--August 2010
Wrote blurbs and reviews about movies, music, books, products, etc. Assisted in planning issues, including photo-shoot setups and outfit selections. Added, renewed and canceled subscriptions. Worked with subscribers.
University of Missouri
Bachelor of Journalism, Cum Laude
Focus in convergence journalism, with an emphasis in producing and curating online content.
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The Crockett Chronicles
Honors & Awards
- Best Local Website, KRCG 13
(Missouri Broadcasters' Association)
- Edward R. Murrow for Continuing Coverage of the Waldo Canyon Fire, FOX21 News
(Radio and Television Digital News Association)
Walter Williams Scholar in the Missouri School of Journalism
_Sept. 2011 - May 2012
Online News Association Mizzou president
(Vice president May 2011 - Sept. 2011)
ONA @ Mizzou was featured on the Online News Association website!
Aug. 2010 - May 2012
Cupcake Club - founder & president
Jan. 2010 - May 2012
Honors College Ambassador – Mentoring Committee, Social Media committee
Jan. 2010 - Dec. 2011
Phi Mu sorority webmaster
The Waldo Canyon Fire
While with KRCG 13, I helped our Colorado Springs, Colo., sister-station, FOX21 News, cover the historic Waldo Canyon Fire in June and July 2012.
In 2013, FOX21 News won a national Edward R. Murrow Award for Continuing Coverage of the Waldo Canyon Fire.
- KRCG 13 in Colorado as wildfires continue to rage