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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

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

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

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

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)

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