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EDUCATION

University of Missouri, Columbia - May 2018 (Expected)

Bachelor of Journalism-  Convergence Television Reporting

Minors & Certifications-  Business Minor, Honors College Certificate & Multicultural Certificate

WORK AND EXPERIENCE

KOMU-TV (NBC) - Columbia, MO - Multimedia Reporter, Anchor & Digital Producer - (Sept. 2016 - Present)

-Report & produce VOSOTVOs & packages often going live for the 4:30 a.m.,  9 p.m. & 10 p.m. shows

-Live Tweet and write web stories for every story I report 

-Anchored evening news at 6 p.m. & morning news at 4:30 a.m.

-Increase audience engagement by digitally producing content to keep social media & website up to date 

-Produced & anchored morning cut-ins for Mid-Missouri local news during the TODAY Show

Index on Censorship - London, England - Multimedia Digital Content Intern - (May - Aug. 2017)

-Filmed, edited & wrote stories for the website covering protests and events

-Researched & conducted interviews for stories on the human rights conflict in Bahrain 

-Wrote a weekly recap of the stories published for the website                                              

-Trained other interns on pre-reporting, shooting & editing video for the website & social media

TheChisel - Manhattan, NY - Multi-Media Journalist - (Jan. - May 2017)

-Strategized, scripted and produced a promotional video  

-Strategized, wrote and managed all social media strategy, content and platforms

-Wrote and edited messaging and design for website and partner outreach material

-Worked to launch an interactive 7-week survey with an end goal to target 50,000 college students

Newsy - Columbia, MO - Livestream Intern - (Feb. - Dec. 2016)

-Researched & wrote headline stories for the hourly website video livestream; flipped livestream to produce rundown  

-Assisted anchors in the filming & anchoring process; edited video for news pieces

Columbia Missourian - Columbia, MO - Digital Marketing Team & Video Storyteller - (Jan. 2016 - Dec. 2016)

-Analyzed media analytics to find ways to increase online media engagement across all digital platforms 

-Developed strategies to create & design a daily email newsletter 

-Reported & produced video content for feature events in Columbia for the Missourian’s website & social media

China Open Tennis Tournament - Beijing, China - Multimedia Journalist - (Sept. - Oct. 2016)

-Spent two weeks covering the tournament for their digital & social platforms; managed social media accounts

-Interviewed Top 10 players; shot and produced one-on-one interview videos for social media platforms

University of Missouri Office of Visitor Relations - Columbia, MO - Tour Guide - (Feb. 2015 - Present)

-Lead lively university tours for prospective students, families, alumni & potential SEC athletes

-Provide excellent customer service engaging visitors in a historical, personally customized & memorable visit  

-Promote the university to over 500 visitors each semester in tour groups of 2 to 25 individuals per tour

Every True Son Apparel - St. Louis & Columbia, MO - Campus Representative - (Aug. 2014 - Present)

-Work directly with CEOs to cultivate effective strategies to captivate customer interest & increase sales 

-Increased social media following by over 20% on Facebook & over 30% on Instagram in six months

-Connected company with educational mobile app, Pocket Points, to increase brand visibility

University of Missouri Honors College - Columbia, MO - Marketing & Public Relations Intern - (Aug. 2014 - Dec. 2015)

-Marketed monthly Speaking of Culture speaker series featuring intellectual speakers & topics 

-Coordinated social media, publicity & press releases increasing attendance an average 100% in a year

-Spearheaded the training of five new team members to enhance audience experience

SoldierUP - Kansas City, MO - Visual Storytelling/Marketing Intern - (May - Aug 2015)

-Communicated mission of SoldierUP (SUP) by sharpening the brand through visual storytelling

-Interviewed & filmed U.S. veterans creating multimedia content for company’s website, video & photo mediums

-Worked directly with CEO to create an enticing vision for veterans to actively participate in SUP community

LEADERSHIP AND SERVICE

Griffiths Leadership Society for Women - (September 2017 - Present)

Griffiths Leadership Society is an influential and dynamic network of women that provides leadership development and mentoring from University of Missouri, female graduates to select female students. The society promotes the growth and education of women to create a nationwide network of women leaders with ties to MU.

Kappa Alpha Theta Fraternity - (2014 - Present)

-Chief Administrative Officer: Nominated to serve second in command on chapter’s Executive Board leading over 300 women. Oversaw positions of Executive Assistant, Archivist/Historian & Convention Awards Chairman.

-Career Mentor -Recruitment Decorations Head -Panhellenic Liaison -Fall Philanthropy Dinner Committee -Skit Chair

Mizzou Forte A Cappella Ensemble - (2014 -2016)

Vocalist in the University of Missouri's premier co-ed a cappella group. Competed in annual International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella (I.C.C.A.) Competition and performed at University of Missouri sponsored events.

Kanakuk Kamps Counselor - (2015 Summer)

Inner City Mission Work - (Summer 2010-2014)

-Led camps; served underprivileged, disabled & homeless in Memphis, Chicago, Denver, San Antonio & Atlanta

Skills

-Video Editing-Adobe Premire Pro, Avid & Pinnacle Studio / Audio Editing-Adobe Audition & MultiTrack Daw / Adobe Photoshop / iNews / Adobe InDesign / CAR (Computer Assisted Reporting) skills / Squarespace / Wordpress / Atavist / ThingLink / Photography-Canon 70D / Social Media / Mobile Journalism

-Golf / Acting / Vocal Performance 

HONORS AND AWARDS

-University of Missouri School of Journalism Academic Dean’s Honor Roll 

-University of Missouri Academic Excellence Award 

-Medart Golf Award & Scholarship