RESUME

EXPERIENCE

Multiplatform editor, Los Angeles Times — September 2013 - present
- Started rimming metro, business, national and foreign sections as a Metpro
- Built out stories for the web in P2P and Snap and assisted other copy editors with buildouts
- Began slotting metro in 2015
- Began slotting business, foreign and national sections in 2016

Pulliam fellow, Arizona Republic — June 2013 - August 2013
- Rimmed local, state and business sections
- Edited stories and slideshows for AZ Today, a tablet magazine

Dow Jones News Fund intern, Los Angeles Times — June 2012 - August 2012
- Rimmed metro section
- Wrote and scheduled tweets and Facebook posts via Hootsuite

Editor in chief, Arizona Daily Wildcat — August 2012 - May 2013
- Moved the newsroom to a web-first workflow
- Oversaw a print and online redesign
- Launched a new Friday edition called “Wildcat Weekend” 
- Drafted the Wildcat’s first diversity statement

Copy desk apprentice, Arizona Daily Star — June 2011 - August 2011
- Edited metro section and national wire
- Edited “Tales From the Morgue” series for ebooks


EDUCATION AND AWARDS

Attended University of Arizona, graduated May 2013 – Journalism major, double minor in classics and government and public policy

  • Sherman R. Miller Award for Outstanding Senior, 2013

  • Clyde D. Lowery Award for Professionalism and Integrity in Journalism, 2013

  • Donald Still Award for Excellence, 2013

  • Third-place winner of the SPJ Mark of Excellence Award in column writing (Region 11), 2012

  • Third-place winner of the SPJ Mark of Excellence Award in editorial writing (Region 11), 2012

  • First-place winner of the SPJ Mark of Excellence Award in column writing (Region 11), 2011


SKILLS

  • Systems knowledge: Proficient in many CMS environments, including WordPress and SquareSpace, as well as in production software such as CCI NewsGate and Adobe InCopy and InDesign.

  • Planning and organizing: Adapts well to strict deadlines, works efficiently alone and is flexible enough to balance work as part of a team.

  • Communication: Works with writers and editors to resolve problems diplomatically and thoughtfully.