Resume

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Experience

Sioux City Weekender  | Current

Reporter – Preview local entertainment events and write feature profiles and trend stories for a weekly alternative newspaper. Manage social media including Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.

Indianapolis Star | Summer 2013

Pulliam fellow in features – Wrote human interest articles for special sections including a front-page centerpiece on unpaid internships, living section features on Etsy crafters and a puppeteer and several stories about internationally-minded locals.

Bismarck Tribune | 2007 – 2012

Reporter – Started as a high school reporting intern and most recently worked as a full-time reporter writing features and covering education and business beats.

Omaha World-Herald | Fall 2011

Fellow – Wrote news and feature stories for Money and Metro sections including covering local and state government.

Grand Island Independent | Summer 2011

News intern – Wrote about 75 articles including news, business and features including front-page pieces as well as a weekly food column.

Professional affiliations

Fountain of the sun | Summer 2013

Student journalist – Traveled to Ethiopia to report on issues related to poverty including HIV/AIDS in an Addis Ababa orphanage.

Nebraska Mosaic | Spring 2013

Student journalist – Reported on Latino community in Lincoln, Neb., conducted more than 10 interviews in Spanish and researched the implications of diversity in the community.

Peru This Week | 2012

Column writer – Wrote a weekly column about personal experiences including traveling the country, meeting locals and learning to speak Spanish while studying abroad in Lima, Peru.

Digital Media India | Summer 2011

Student journalist – Developed digitalmediaindia.wordpress.com during a two-week reporting and study abroad trip to India, helped organize students and coordinate trip.

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