My Resume

Education

2007-2011 University of Florida Gainesville, FL B.S., Journalism

2003-2007 Hillsborough High School Tampa, FL

Experience

December-May [2004, 2005]

Sportswriter for The Red and Black; covered sports issues around Hillsborough High.

August-May [2005, 2006, 2007]

Sports Editor, The Red and Black; oversaw layout, design and content of sports pages for the paper, which was nominated for the Pacemaker Award.

September-April [2005, 2006]

Correspondent, The Tampa Tribune; covered high school sports in the immediate Tampa area (including football, baseball, men’s and women’s basketball and men’s and women’s soccer).

January-present [2008, 2009]

Beat writer for The Independent Florida Alligator, got on staff as a freshman. My first semester with the Alligator, I covered UF men’s and women’s swimming. My sophomore year has seen me cover men’s and women’s golf, high school football recruiting and gymnastics.

Miscellaneous

Bilingual in Spanish and English; as well as experienced in French.

Earned awards for sports writing at the Florida Scholastic Press Association including first in an “On-the-Spot” deadline-writing contest and “Excellent” for sport feature and sports news.

While sports editor, The Red and Black was named All-Florida by the Florida Scholastic Press Association and second in the country by the National Scholastic Press Association.

References

Joe Humphrey, Journalism teacher at Hillsborough High School

Emily Matras, Former Editor-in-Chief of The Red and Black

Evan Drexler, Sports Editor at The Independent Florida Alligator