Resume

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE:
Assistant Managing Editor, GridironNow.com, Telecommute; May 2016-Present
• Edit and publish submitted content on college football from a team of contributors
• Produce and aggregate content on college football with a focus on the SEC and Alabama
• Help manage Gridiron Now social media accounts, utilizing Buffer and Tweetdeck platforms

Freelance Digital Producer, Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic, Bethesda, MD; June 2016-Present
• Produce and edit content on Washington and Baltimore-area sports teams
• Send out email and mobile app alerts through PostUp and Urban Airship
• Edit and upload video from CSN programming on Final Cut Pro and SnappyTV
• Manage CSNMA social media accounts (Facebook and Twitter) with Buffer, Tweetdeck and Hootsuite

Freelancer, Loudoun Times-Mirror, Leesburg, VA; May 2014-March 2017
• Cover high school sports in Loudoun County, Virginia, including VHSL state championship games

Alabama Beat Writer/Radio Sideline Reporter, Tide 99.1 WDGM-FM/Tide991.com (now Tide 102.9), Tuscaloosa, AL; August 2014-January 2016
• Covered University of Alabama athletics, writing 5-10 stories weekly with a focus on football and basketball
• Helped manage Tide 99.1 social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
• Took videos and photos for online publication
• Analyzed Alabama football on camera in YouTube videos
• Served as the sideline reporter for radio broadcasts of 2015 Tuscaloosa County HS football games

Stringer, The Tuscaloosa News, Tuscaloosa, AL; August 2013-November 2013, August 2014-September 2014
• Covered high school football games in Tuscaloosa, Alabama during the 2013 and 2014 seasons on tight deadline

Staff Reporter, The Crimson White, The University of Alabama; August 2012-August 2014
• Developed and wrote two to three Alabama football stories weekly, including for Gameday, the paper’s weekly Alabama football preview magazine
• Served as the Alabama baseball beat writer for 2013 and 2014 seasons, writing game recaps, previews and features on deadline
• Provided coverage of several other UA sports, including basketball, golf, tennis, swimming, track and field

Intern, The Tuscaloosa News/TideSports.com, Tuscaloosa, AL; January 2014-May 2014
• Served as the Alabama women’s basketball beat writer for 2013-14 season, writing game recaps, previews and features on deadline
• Provided coverage of several other UA sports, including basketball, golf, tennis, swimming, track and field

 

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE:
• Published on FanSided’s BamaHammer.com, Yahoo! Sports’ ThePostGame.com and apsportseditors.org; contributed to Sports Illustrated head trauma report in October 2013

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:
• Society of Professional Journalists; September 2012-August 2016
• Associated Press Sports Editors; December 2014-October 2016

 

EDUCATION:
B.A., Journalism and Communication Studies; December 2015 (magna cum laude)
The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
President’s List (earned a 4.0 or above GPA): 3 times; Dean’s List (3.5 or above GPA): 3 times in 7 semesters

 

SKILLS:
• Proficient: Microsoft Office programs, social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Google+, Snapchat), social media dashboard applications (Buffer, Tweetdeck, Hootsuite), YouTube, WordPress, SEO
• Knowledgeable: Video editing software (Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, Windows Movie Maker), HTML, CSS, Photoshop, InDesign