Résumé

CAREER EXPERIENCE

BALL BEARINGS MAGAZINE

EXECUTIVE EDITOR, MAY 2018 – PRESENT

  • manage the day-to-day operations of the magazine staff
  • edit all stories for content and structure to ensure reporting and writing meet a standard of excellence
  • train staff members to become better journalists and leaders

SENIOR EDITOR, AUG. 2016 – MAY 2018

  • mentor writers through the research, reporting and writing process

COPY CHIEF, MAY 2017 – MAY 2018

  • assist managing editor in leading copy editing and fact checking teams
  • edit writing for fairness, clarity, style and accuracy

INDIANAPOLIS MONTHLY

EDITORIAL INTERN, MAY 2018 – JULY 2018

  • fact check print copy to ensure accuracy
  • pitch ideas and write magazine stories for print and online publication

BALL STATE JOURNALISM WRITING CENTER

STUDENT ASSISTANT, AUG. 2017 – MAY 2018

  • coach students to help them with grammar and writing
  • create promotional materials and plan events for a grant-funded program called The Writer’s Hub, which aims to nurture strong writers and good communicators

THE FACING PROJECT

WRITER, MAY 2017 – AUG. 2017

  • complete interviews and write profiles for a nonprofitorganization that connects communities through storytelling
  • assist with planning and promoting a summer fundraising event in Muncie, Indiana

CARDINAL COMMUNICATIONS

COPY EDITOR, FEB. 2017 – MAY 2017

  • copy edit all content for the student-run public relations agency on Ball State’s campus

EDUCATION

BALL STATE UNIVERSITY, MAY 2019

Bachelor of Arts: Journalism, Magazine Media, Sociology, Honors College

GPA: 3.97

SKILLS

  • SEO Writing
  • Content Management
  • Copyediting
  • Social Media
  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Microsoft Office
  • Team Leadership

HONORS

Dean’s List, Fall 2015-present

Kappa Tau Alpha Member: collegiate journalism honor society that recognizes academic excellence

AEJMC Student Magazine Contest 2018, First Place: Feature Article

CSPA 2018 Gold Circle Awards (Print News), First Place: General Feature

SPJ Region 5 Mark of Excellence Awards 2016, Finalist: Online News Reporting

2015-19 Deborah S. Wehman Scholarship: Merit-based scholarship for Ball State Honors students

2018 DeMotte Memorial Scholarship: Ball State Journalism Department scholarship