Experience

POLITICO, Arlington, Va. (June 2016-August 2016)

Politics Intern

  • Produced enterprise and breaking news stories relating to the 2016 election, policy and the justice system.
  • Vetted vice presidential political candidates and provided findings to staff writers

The Famuan, Tallahassee, Fla. (January-March 2015)

Editor-in-Chief

  • Utilized a team of newspaper section editors and writers to operate The Famuan
  • Copy edited article submissions, operated The Famuan’s website, managed multimedia content, budget and edited photos budget, facilitated meetings and liaison between administrators

CBS News, New York City, NY. (June-August 2014)

Intern

  • Chased breaking news stories across the U.S. for the National Desk, by contacting government agencies, people of interest, and gathered information via social media to disseminate throughout CBS

The Daytona Beach News-Journal, Daytona Beach Fla. (May-July 2013)

Intern

  • Wrote business features and briefs for the Business and Crime sections in addition to assisting with production of the monthly business report by writing profiles and providing extra research on candidates

Education

Florida A&M University

Tallahassee, Fla.
B.S. in Journalism

Akita International University

Akita, Japan
Study Abroad
August-December 2014

Daytona State College

Daytona Beach, Fla.
A.A. General Studies
May 2012

Skills

  • Intermediate Japanese and beginner’s French
  • Graphic design in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
  • Broadcast announcing and voiceovers
  • Photography and videography
  • Video editing using Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premier
  • Online content management
  • Podcast production
  • Basic web design
  • Data-based investigation

Workshops/Affiliations

Politico Summer Journalism Institute 2015

NABJ Student Projects 2015 & 2016

NABJ Multimedia Short Course Spring 2014

International Reporters and Editors

Chips Quinn Scholar

Kappa Tau Alpha Journalism Honor Society

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