NBCUniversal New York, NY June 2014 - Aug. 2014
Spectrum News Greensboro, NC Oct. 2016 - Present
Pitch enterprising stories and write, shot, edit and produce active live shots for our evening newscasts.
Cultivate sources throughout the community.
WILX-TV Lansing, MI Aug. 2015 - Oct. 2016
UT Today Knoxville, TN Jan. 2014 - May 2015
Shoot, write, and edit packages to air as a part of a University of Tennessee news magazine for broadcast on local NBC affiliate.
Find enterprising stories that connect Knoxville community to the University of Tennessee campus.
Pitch, shoot, write, and edit day-of-air packages for 4, 5, 5:30, 6, 10 and 11 p.m. newscasts.
Perform on-location live shots during breaking news events.
Post web stories to WILX.com and manage social media accounts daily.
News21 Phoenix, AZ Dec. 2014 - Aug. 2015
In-depth investigative reporting on marijuana throughout the country.
Traveled across the country reporting on marijuana trends, culture, and regulations.
Gather and report information about law and lobbying associated with marijuana in the U.S.
TODAY Show Intern
Collected data and created spreadsheets for Malaysian MH17 plane crash, used by NBC for updates on crash developments.
Supported producers with story development, which included: preliminary research, assisting on shoots, talent preparation, logging tapes, transcribing interviews and selecting sounds.
The University of Tennessee at Knoxville, TN
Bachelor of Science in Communication and Information with concentration in Journalism and Electronic Media
Minors: Political Science and Cinema Studies
WBIR-TV Knoxville, TN Dec. 2014 - May 2015
Locate and edit video footage for news broadcasts as VOs, VOSOTs, packages, etc. under strict deadlines; configure media encoder to take in live video feeds.
Film breaking news and other events in Knox County; responsible for interviewing subjects at events.
Successfully worked over night shifts and completed tasks during breaking news stories and hazardous weather.
Broadcast: ENPS, Edius, Final Cut Pro, Sony HD Cam, iMovie, iNews, Panasonic AVCCAM HD, TVU
Multimedia: Photoshop, InDesign
Honors and Awards
Investigative Reporters and Editors 2015 Finalist News21’s America’s Weed Rush
Chancellor’s Honors for Torchbearer, University of Tennessee 2015
College of Communication and Information’s 2015 Outstanding Journalism and Electronic Media Graduation, University of Tennessee 2015