My Resume


EXPERIENCE

Senior Editor, Orange and Blue magazine
Gainesville, Fla.
January 2010 - Present
--- Work with writers to develop stories with special attention to content and structure. Proof drafts and provide feedback. Prepare final edit for executive editor.

Feature Writer and Photographer, Our Town magazine
Gainesville, Fla.
March 2008 - Present
--- Write features and take photos for a quarterly, community-oriented magazine that circulates throughout Alachua County. Specialize in environmental features. Wrote summer 2009 cover story on Santa Fe River and protecting its springs.

Writer and Photographer, Senior Times magazine
Gainesville, Fla.
March 2008 - Present
--- Write articles and take photos for North Central Florida's guide to active retirement living. Subject of assignments vary.

Writer, Communigator magazine
Gainesville, Fla.
July 2009 - Present
--- Write articles for UF College of Journalism and Communications' alumni magazine.

Contributing Writer, The Independent Florida Alligator
Gainesville, Fla.
June 2008 - October 2008
--- Wrote news stories for the largest student-run newspaper in the United States. Worked with section editors pitching ideas, covering assignments and editing copy.

Research Assistant, UF College of Journalism and Communications
Gainesville, Fla.
June 2008 - Present
--- Assist a dean emeritus with his archival project. Responsible for filing various primary documents and inputting information to an online database.

EDUCATION

University of Florida
Gainesville, Fla.
Fall 2006 - Spring 2010

Bachelor of Science in Journalism
Magazine Emphasis
Minor in Environmental Studies