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    RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
     

    The Huffington Post
    (New York, NY) As the Infographic Design Editor, I oversee the creation of all data visualizations and information graphics for www.huffingtonpost.com. (May 2011-present)

    KTVI-TV / KPLR-TV
    (St. Louis, MO) As a web intern, I used my knowlege of convergence media and technology to manage and update website content, shoot and edit photographs, create and edit stories, and manage social media for www.fox2now.com and www.kplr11.com.  (Summer 2010)

    Beyond the Box Score
    (www.beyondtheboxscore.com) As a member of the blogging team at the renowned sabermetric baseball site, I use Illustrator and Flash to create statistics-driven infographics once a week.  (Dec. 2010-May 2011)

    Columbia Missourian Newspaper
    (Columbia, MO) As a member of the graphics staff, I use Adobe Illustrator and Flash to create and edit maps, charts, and various other illustrations for the online and print editions of the paper. I also serve as the Multimedia Teaching Assistant, using my experience as a convergence student and reporter to assist students enrolled in JOURN 4450/7450 (News Reporting) in creating multimedia video and photo projects.  (Aug. 2010-May 2011)

    Newsy.com
    (Columbia, MO) Using Final Cut Pro, I edit video from multiple sources and pair it with anchor audio and video to create news packages for the website.  (Sept. 2010-May 2011)

    KOMU-TV
    (Columbia, MO) I wrote stories, edited video and manage social media for KOMU.com. I also created infographics that provided supplemental information for online content. (Sept. 2010-Dec. 2010)

    St. Charles County Suburban Journal Newspaper
    (St. Louis, MO) I wrote and published stories for a teen-oriented section titled Amp, as well as provided fresh designs to aid with updating the section’s overall look.  (March 2007-Aug. 2007)


    EDUCATION

    Bachelor of Journalism, University of Missouri (2011)
    Emphasis Area: Convergence Journalism (specializing in information graphics)
    Additional Major: Bachelor of Science (Political Science) 

    SKILLS
    Varying levels of experience with: 
    Programming languages (HTML, CSS, ActionScript 3.0, JavaScript)
    - Adobe Creative Suite (Dreamweaver, Photoshop, InDesign, Flash)
    - Audio editing software (Audacity, Adobe Audition)

    - Video editing software (Avid Express, Final Cut Pro, iMovie)

    - Soundslides

    - Nikon D70 digital still camera

    - Marantz audio recorder

    - Canon XL1 video camera

    - Social media (Twitter, Facebook, Foursquare, Gowalla)

    - Blogging

    - Content management systems (Django, Avid ACM, Oxygen Assembler) 

     

    ADDITIONAL WORK HISTORY 

    Tour Team Guide, MU Office of Visitor Relations, 2009-2011
    Peer Advisor, MU Residential Life, 2008-2010
    Production Assistant, MU Office of Student Life, 2008-2009
    Summer Welcome Leader, MU Office of New Student Programs, 2008

    HONORS AND ACTIVITIES
    2010 Mizzou Homecoming Royalty Top 10 candidate
    Mizzou '39 Award Recipient
    School of Journalism Dean's List, 2007-2011
    Recipient, Missouri Bright Flight Award
    Member, Society of Professional Journalists

    RÉSUMÉ
    Click to download my traditional resume and my creative resume as .pdf files.