Employment

Saint Louis University | September 2011 to present

  • Create written and visual content for use on SLU’s website and multiple social media platforms
  • Proof university communications, including publications, speeches and letters
  • Edit and designs email communications sent to upward of 70,000 alumni
  • Assist in managing slu.edu’s nearly 30,000 webpages, including checking for misspellings, broken links andĀ improper navigation

Sioux City Journal | May 2009 to January 2011

  • Edited copy for proper style and grammar according to AP and local style
  • Designed pages including local news, sports, nation/world and front (A1) pages
  • Wrote copy for headlines, breakout boxes, photo captions and online media
  • Created graphics and illustrations using Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign

The Detroit News | May 2008 to August 2008

  • One of 11 students from the University of Missouri to receive a Dow Jones Internship
  • Edited local, national, business and wire copy in accordance to AP and local style
  • Wrote headlines and display type for section fronts, story packages and web articles
  • Proofed traffic, weather and construction info graphics for style, accuracy and consistency

Columbia Missourian | May 2007 to May 2009

  • Designed the front page (A1) of the Sunday edition from August 2008 to January 2009
  • Reviewed edits made by copy editors and improved headlines, corrections and captions accordingly
  • Created infographics using Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign
  • Reported for the higher education and faith beat, covering topics such as STEM education at the University of Missouri

Education:

Saint Louis University | January 2014 to December 2017

  • Master of Business Administration

University of Missouri | August 2005 to May 2009

  • Bachelor of Journalism
  • Minor in Spanish

Skills:

HTML || CSS || SEO || Photoshop || InDesign || Illustrator || Dreamweaver || Google Analytics || WordPress/CMS || photography || writing || editing || proofreading ||