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The Independent Florida Alligator

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Crime Reporter December 2012-present

Request police reports from Alachua County Jail every day. Write stories based on reports with the most interesting crimes or high-profile criminals. Communicate weekly with local law enforcement police information officers. Covered breaking news when needed.

University Reporter October 2012-December 2012

Covered general assignment university stories, including campus changes, events, administration, Greek affairs and other pertinent campus information. Covered breaking news when needed.

Contributing Writer January 2012-October 2012

Wrote campus, metro and feature stories for the paper based on staff need or my own story ideas. Worked with editors to improve reporting and writing.

J. Wayne Reitz Union

Student blogger April 2012-December 2012

Published monthly stories from a student’s perspective on the union’s website regarding activities and events at the Reitz Union.

Wells Fargo

Preview Intern April 2012-July 2012

Presented incoming freshmen and parents with Wells Fargo banking options and registered students and/or parents for accounts.

University of Florida Alumni Association

Florida Cicerone February 2012-present

Chosen as one of 64 new members from applicant pool of more than 600 to serve as an official UF student ambassador. Part of Cicerone Chronicle committee, which produces a biweekly newsletter for the general membership.

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