Résumé

Education

The University of Michigan-Dearborn,
Dearborn, MI
09/09 – 08/13

Bachelor of Arts: Journalism
Minor: History

Journalism Experience

The Detroit News
Detroit, MI
12/13-Present
High School Sports Stringer

  • Answer phones and write up high school sports scores.

The News Herald/Dearborn Press and Guide
Southgate, MI
02/13 – Present
Freelancer

  • Report on high school sports for the Dearborn Press & Guide and Downriver News-Herald.
    • Both online and print sections are used, along with multimedia.
    • Have covered high school football, basketball, baseball, softball, tennis, and soccer.

Patch.com
Wyandotte, MI
10/13-11/13
Freelancer

  • Collected reports weekly from both the Wyandotte and Trenton-Grosse Ile Police departments for police reports.

The Michigan Journal, University of Michigan-Dearborn
Dearborn, MI
Sports Editor
06/12 – 04/13                                                                               

  • Designed the layout of the sports section for 24 issues using both Quark and InDesign.
    • Edited and placed articles, pictures, and advertisements.
    • Led a staff between three-nine writers during the year.

Writer/Reporter
10/10 – 06/12                                                                               

  • Beat Reporter for the University of Michigan Football team for three consecutive years.
    • Utilized online blogging, tweeting, and interacting with readers during games.
    • Covered the Sugar Bowl in New Orleans in January of 2012 (Michigan vs. Virginia Tech)
    • Also covered hockey, wrestling, softball, basketball, and lacrosse.

WUMD College Radio, University of Michigan-Dearborn                  
Dearborn, MI
06/10 – 08/12
Sports Director                                                 

  • Led broadcasts of hockey, basketball and volleyball on campus.
  • Spearheaded broadcasts of semi-pro football in Dearborn using Skype and Garage band.
  • Managed a group of 2-8 student broadcasters throughout my tenure.

 

Work Experience

Detroit Tigers                                     
Detroit, MI
03/12 – Present
Usher                                                           

  • Seat guests, hand out giveaways and scan tickets.
  • Coordinate the Kid’s Run the Bases Line every Sunday
    • Manage a group between two-five people for the line.

Skills

Leadership. Management. Sports Reporting. Copy Editing. Page Design (Quark, Adobe InDesign.) Blogging. Social Media/Multimedia (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Tout). Microsoft Office. Photography.

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