Journalism Experience

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Reporting Intern
Summer 2011 / Pittsburgh, Pa.
• Wrote for and Trib Total Media’s more than 60,000 circulation daily newspaper, including stories about a proposed controversial expansion of a waste site for coal combustion byproducts and how filming for “The Dark Knight Rises” would impact the city.

The Daily Collegian Multimedia Editor/Leader
Fall 2010-Spring 2011 / State College, Pa.
• Shot and edited daily and feature multimedia pieces for, including video, audio and audio slideshow pieces.
• Worked with editorial staffs to map out event coverage.

California Watch/Center for Investigative Reporting Multimedia Intern
Summer 2010 / Berkeley, Calif.
• Blogged about a variety of topics, including marijuana legalization legislation and the state budget for
• Updated and maintained and websites.
• Shot and edited video of California Watch staff for video bios.
• Co-wrote a story and produced multimedia for an in-depth piece about lead in jewelry sold by a national retailer.

The Daily Collegian Web Chief/Web Editor
Fall 2009-Spring 2010 / State College, Pa.
• Performed site maintenance and repair to keep operating smoothly as editors continually updated the site’s content.
• Worked with editors and reporters to improve and increase blog content, including placing videos, photos and audio online.


The Pennsylvania State University
B.A. Media Studies / Fall 2007-May 2011
• Minor: Political Science
• Cumulative GPA: 3.76, Dean’s List

•Able to use Final Cut, Vegas, Audacity, Soundslides Plus, Photoshop, Movable Type, WordPress, Drupal, InDesign, Quark, Microsoft Office and more.


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