Resume

Skills

  • Audio, photo, and video editing
  • Basic HTML website building and customization
  • Excellent communication and customer service
  • Excellent with Microsoft programs
  • Organized, task oriented, and good team player
  • Proficient with Adobe software program
  • Social media/tech savvy for marketing use
  • Working knowledge of AP Style writing

Experience

San Marcos Daily Record | Aug. 2020 – Present
Freelance Reporter
San Marcos, Texas

  • Write and contribute reports for web and paper publication
  • Promote stories on social media
  • Fact check and data research

Webb Digital Network | Sept. 2019 – July 2020
Production Director
Austin, Texas

  • Gathered and created content for site posts
  • Design layout, management, and troubleshooting of website
  • Filmed, edited, and organized photos and video
  • Attended weekly meetings for production scheduling and team organization

Texas House of Representatives | Dec. 2018 – May 2019
Legislative Audio/Video Technician
Austin, Texas

  • Produced live multi-cam television and web broadcasts of all Chamber and Committee activities during the legislative session via the Capitol Cable System and the Texas House of Representatives official website
  • Directed, shot and edited additional PSAs, capitol reports, round table discussions and special messages to constituents for various State Representatives using multi-cam studio setup including Chroma Key and teleprompter operations
  • Provided live broadcasts for press conferences
  • Archived all broadcasts via data asset management system

Community Impact Newspaper | Feb. 2018 – Aug. 2018
Intern turned Freelance Reporter
Pflugerville, Texas

  • Wrote and contributed reports for web and paper publication
  • Fact checked and data researched
  • Attended weekly news meetings
  • Promoted stories on social media
  • Shadowed reporters, editors and general managers when necessary

The Next Lab | Oct. 2017 – Jan. 2018
Food Photographer/Website Manager
Austin, Texas

  • Contracted work for independent lifestyle brand
  • Designed and managed layout of website
  • Created and managed social media content
  • Attended weekly meetings for photo assignments
  • Captured and edited photos for website publishing

Texas Natural Gas Foundation | June 2017 – Aug. 2017
Public Relations Intern
Austin, Texas

  • Coordinated events and workshops
  • Wrote press releases and monthly newsletters
  • Created and posted digital content on social media accounts and website
  • Worked with team members to conduct surveys of natural gas fleets in the state
  • Provided and executed new ideas on attracting users through the digital media platform

The University Star | Jan. 2017 – May 2017
Photographer/Videographer
San Marcos, Texas

  • Attended weekly meetings for photo assignments
  • Filmed and edited photos and videos for newspaper and website
  • Worked with reporters to determine best visuals for articles

Testing, Research Support & Evaluation Center | Jan. 2016 – May 2017
Administrative Assistant
San Marcos, Texas

  • Organized and filed paperwork
  • Received and processed payments
  • Answered telephone calls and directed visitors
  • Created and managed Word documents and Excel spreadsheets

ProPublica’s Electionland | Nov. 3, 2016
Data Reporter
San Marcos, Texas

  • Volunteer project with Texas State University conduct solely on Election Day
  • Electionland is a project to track and cover voting problems during the 2016 election, across the country and in real-time.
  • Worked as part of a coalition featuring ProPublica, Google News Lab, First Draft Media, Univision, USA Today Network and 13 journalism schools to handle social media monitoring and social verification on election day for the largest social listening project in journalism history
  • Used proprietary tools such as Dataminr, Facebook Signal and Check

Texas State’s Athletic Department | Aug. 2015 – May 2017
Tickets Office Seller
San Marcos, Texas

  • Attended scheduled sports events
  • Received and processed payments
  • Worked with customers for ticket sales
  • Set-up equipment for events and gatherings

KTSW News 89.9 | Jan. 2015 – Jan. 2016
Reporter
San Marcos, Texas

  • Delivered newscasts on-air
  • Collaborated on news summaries for on-air cast
  • Wrote and edited news stories, newscasts and photo captions
  • Recorded and edited audio news stories for on-air and website use
  • Reported on local events and organizations throughout San Marcos
  • Captured and edited photos and videos for news stories and website

Texas State University | Bachelor of Science | Aug. 2014 – May 2017
San Marcos, Texas

  • Major: Journalism
  • Minor: Political Science
  • Dean’s List: Fall 2015, Spring 2016, Fall 2016, Spring 2017
  • Related coursework: Writing for Mass Media, News Writing & Reporting, Editing for Clear Communication, Visual Communication, Mass Media & Society, Photojournalism, Web Design & Publishing, Legal Theories & Reasoning, American Foreign Policy, Intro to International Relations