Résumé

The following is an extensive, but not exhaustive detailing of my experiences.

The Wausau Sentinel, Wausau, Wisconsin

Founder, Reporter, Photographer and Editor (September 2022 – Present)

  • I oversee my weekly news website and twice a month physical paper in Central Wisconsin.
  • I write between four to nine news stories each week ranging from general assignments to arts and sports.
  • I take a variety of photographs used to anchor stories and on occasion have them stand alone.
  • I edit the work of infrequent contributors before publishing it along with my content.

The Spruce Grove Examiner and Stony Plain Reporter, Spruce Grove, Alberta

Reporter and Columnist (October 2018 – December 2020)

  • Covered local news with one other reporter and an editor in a region of about 50,000.
  • Had my reporting and columns picked up by other Postmedia papers across Canada.
  • Earned two provincial-level awards for feature stories I wrote on health struggles in the community and had one of my columns about a personal struggle I was going through published by the National Post.

The Lakeland Times, Minocqua, Wisconsin

General Assignment Reporter (August 2017 – June 2018)

  • Covered local government meetings, hard news and an occasional feature story.
  • Wrote advertisement copy for businesses and various special sections and editions.

Freelance Experience

  • Contributing Reporter, NEW Media Inc. (2022 – Present)
  • Contributing Reporter and Videographer, UpNorthNews (2022 – Present)
  • Contributing Reporter, Wausau City Pages (2021 – Present)
  • Contributing Writer, WeGotThisCovered (2021 – Present)
  • Trump Inauguration Reporter, Regina Leader-Post (2017)

Education

The American University School of Communication, Washington, D.C.

MA Communication (May 2017)

Major: Journalism and Public Affairs – International Journalism

The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington

BA Communication (May 2015)

Major: Journalism and Media Production – Broadcast Production

Hardware + Software Knowledge

  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • WordPress
  • Saxotech
  • Quark CopyDesk
  • Canon Rebel DSLR
  • Substack
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