The following résumé is an extensive, but not exhaustive detailing of my various jobs to date. If you’d like to see information on previous employment opportunities I have taken advantage of and related experiences which have aided my development, let me know and I will provide it.
The Lakeland Times, Minocqua, Wis
Journalist, Jul 2017 – Jul 2018
- Covered local government meetings and hard news with the occasional community or feature story as well.
- Took various photographs, videos and other multimedia when needed and on occasion my items are featured in our larger sister paper in nearby Rhinelander, Wisconsin.
- Wrote advertisement copy for businesses placing ads in our various special sections and editions.
Regina Leader-Post, Regina, Sk
Freelance Reporter and Columnist, Jan 2017
- Covered the inauguration of President Trump via Facebook Live, photography and traditional reporting.
- Wrote a Jan. 19, column for readers introducing myself and urging tough reporting in the next four years.
- Had my reporting and commentary picked up by the Montreal Gazette and Vancouver Sun.
WBKO Television, Bowling Green, KY
Production Assistant & Master Control Operator, Oct 2015 – Feb 2016
- Set up studio. This consisted of bringing up the studio lights, dressing the sets with needed tables, chairs, accessories, placing mics and changing bulbs and batteries when needed.
- Downloaded & caught incoming satellite feeds and ingested into server, checked feeds for any errors.
- Operated studio camera, teleprompter and supported other program production areas.
- Updated web streaming commercial list as directed by Traffic.
Al Jazeera America (TechKnow), Culver City, CA
Intern, Summer 2014
- Contacted individuals at Radiate Athletics and Epson America about their products appear in segments on the program.
- Researched stories about wearable technology and NextGen Navigation.
- Assisted with setup and tear-down of equipment during shoots on location.
Other Related Experience
- Contributor, Wausau Pilot & Review, Shawano Leader, Wausau, Wis – Jul 2018
- Freelance Blogger, Screenrant, Montreal, QB – Jun 2017 – Aug 2017
- Freelance Blogger, 301 Digital Media, Nashville, TN – Sept 2015 – June 2016
The American University School of Communication –
MA Communication, May 2017
Major: Journalism & Public Affairs, International Journalism
The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication –
Washington State University, Pullman, WA
BA Communication, May 2015
Major: Journalism & Media Production, Broadcast Production