Senior Reporter, The Pendulum, Elon NC
Dogged police chiefs and officers covering the cops beat for two years for Elon University’s student news organization. Filed FOIA and public records requests for incident reports and wrote breaking news under deadline.
Editorial/News Intern, The Herald-Sun, Durham NC
Waded dangerously close to hog lagoons for longer, in-depth persuasive piece and wrote localized editorials ranging from racial inequality to towing regulations. Designed op/ed pages daily and the metro section weekly.
News Intern, The Enquirer-Journal, Monroe NC
Rushed to car accidents, bomb threats and county commissioner meetings for news and feature articles. Pitched, wrote and designed a quarterly page dedicated to senior citizens activities and concerns.
Editor-in-Chief, Managing Editor, Interim Business Manager, The Pendulum, Elon NC
Juggled a staff of more than 50 college students, a $90,000 budget and, under tenure on staff, launched a weekly Web show, a new website and quarterly magazine. Led the coverage of the 2010 midterm elections by pitching and delegating the work on a student voters’ guide and real-time election night reporting.
News Intern, The Times-News, Burlington NC
Joined editorial and budget meetings to determine content for daily newspaper and pitch coverage for future articles. Copy edited and designed pages on weekly basis and wrote news, feature and editorial articles.
Editor-in-Chief, The Pendulum, Elon NC
Interviewed Elvis (or so he claimed to be), college freshmen and car accident victims for short videos and SoundSlides for The Pendulum. Live tweeted events and speakers through personal and organization account on Twitter. Helped redesign the organizations website.
Videographer, Imagining the Internet, Washington DC
Shot sessions at the Internet Governance Forum for Imaging the Internet on topics ranging from cybersecurity to the future of the Web. Live tweeted during United Nation panels.