Resume

Experience

New Times—Editorial Intern, Jan. 2019–April 2019
Covered South San Luis Obispo County for a weekly paper

Mustang News—Web Editor, Jan. 2019–April 2019
Online multimedia assistance for college reporters

Mustang News—Multimedia Reporter, July 2016–Dec. 2018, April 2019 – present
College staff reporter, covering administration and student life

Digital Democracy—Journalism Fellow, Sept. 2017–Sept. 2018
Worked with an open government initiative using natural language processing to develop tools for journalists reporting on state legislature

A Life in Focus—Caption writer, Jan. 2019–April 2019; wrote captions and did layout for a 244-page photo book

Splash Cafe—Busser, Sept. 2016–July 2017

Education

Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo—Journalism major, Law and Society minor, graduating in December 2019

Redlands High School—Graduated June 2016

Skills

News Gathering—Web scraping, natural language processing, leg.info.gov searching, legislative analysis, data crunching, Microsoft Excel, Google Sheets, interviewing, beat developing

Visualization—Visual Composer, Adobe Illustrator, Infogram, Python, Photography with Sony a330 and Nike D3300s, Adobe Photoshop, Camera Raw, videography and video editing, editorial illustrating, photo collages

News Publishing—Lede writing, caption writing, headline writing, AP Style, WordPress, Search Engine Optimization, Adobe InDesign, HTML, CSS, Javascript, photo publishing, website maintenance, graphic design

Awards

Lucas Clark and Aja Goare Scholarship—the Grant family, 2018
Glenn Smith Memorial Scholarship—Cal Poly Journalism Department, 2018
Jay Garner Memorial Scholarship—Cal Poly Journalsim Department, 2017
Eagle Scout—Boy Scouts of America, 2015
Merit of Superior Distinction—National Speech and Debate Association, 2016
Advanced Placement Scholar of Distinction—College Board, 2016

Interests

Cooking
Bike maintenance
Writing
Speech and Debate
Hiking
Backpacking
Camping
Reading