Employment

Digital Communication Coordinator, Saint Louis University
September 2011 to present

  • Managed and migrated nearly 30,000 web pages, which included checking for misspellings, broken links and improper navigation
  • Curated SLU’s official social media accounts, including its Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+ accounts
  • Created content — written copy, photographs and short videos — for use on SLU’s digital platforms and print publications
  • Trained content creators throughout the university to use SLU’s CMS and online calendar system
  • Reviewed content updates made by university CMS users and enforced proper style
  • Edited and designed email communications sent to upward of 70,000 alumni, as well as a daily newsletter sent to 25,000 students, faculty and staff and improper navigation

Copy Editor, Sioux City Journal
May 2009 to January 2011

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

Copy Editor (Intern), The Detroit News
May 2008 to August 2008

  • One of 11 students from the University of Missouri to receive a prestigious Dow Jones Internship in 2008
  • 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

Editor, 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
  • Illustrated 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

Master of Business Administration, Saint Louis University
January 2014 to December 2017

Bachelor of Journalism with a minor in Spanish, University of Missouri
August 2005 to May 2009

Skills

Content creation: Writing, editing, audio and video production, and graphic design

Web development: HTML, CSS, SEO and limited jQuery and JavaScript

Marketing: Digital and social media marketing and AdWords