Data Reporter Saint Paul Pioneer Press  (09/2014 – 12/2014)
• Produce data-driven stories and online interactive features
• Assist reporters in learning data skills or applying them to their beats
• Maintain and build in-house databases for reporters and editors, plus an online data repository for the public

Fellow Medill Justice Project  (09/2014 – 12/2014)
• Continually update MJP’s comprehensive database of shaken baby cases
• Analyze and interpret trends within the data

Finance & Policy Intern The Chronicle of Higher Education  (06/2014 – 08/2014)
• Cover news affecting higher education nationally, specifically related to government policy, institutional finance and budgetary trends in academe
• Produce special reports and craft one-of-a-kind databases
• Create multimedia complements for other reporters’ stories as well as my own

Investigative/News Producer Intern KMOV-TV  (01/2014 – 05/2014)
• Submit and track government information requests
• Produce pieces for newscasts and special projects
• Write scripts for the primetime newscast and web
• Coordinate coverage of election results for the Illinois Primary (3/18) and Missouri municipal elections (4/8)

Senior Editor – The Journal, Webster Univ.  (05/2013 – 05/2014)
• Oversee and report on long-term investigative projects
• Manage a small group of reporters, providing advice and support
• Seek out multimedia storytelling options to enhance our reporting

Freelance Reporter The St. Louis Business Journal  (05/2013 – 08/2013)
• Cover trade trends and business growth in the St. Louis region
• Topics included healthcare, trade with China and saving for retirement

Web Developer Webster University Math Department  (06/2013 – 05/2014)
• Using Final Cut Pro, edit hours of film into short clips for easier viewing. When finished, uploaded clips to YouTube.
• Create a photo slideshow and interactive timeline of the history of The Madison Project.

Campus News Editor/News Editor – The Journal, Webster Univ. (05/2012 – 05/2013)
• Manage and advise a staff of a dozen student journalists
• Assign stories, edit copy and layout the news section of the weekly paper
• Develop and encourage multimedia stories for news
• Facilitate a “public records” state of mind in the newsroom

Staff Reporter – The Journal, Webster Univ. (07/2011 – 01/2012)
• Develop my reporting skills while covering the courts and breaking news