Experience

Associate Producer

NowThis News
December 2017 – Present | New York, New York
  • One of the first producers to create content for the NowThis Food brand
  • Produce multiple videos a day on a tight deadline about food and how it relates to culture, communities, and sustainability
  • Played an integral role in helping the NowThis Food Facebook page grow by more than 1,900% in a year (800,000 likes)
  • Produced more than 420 videos in a year with a total of more than 298,000,000 views
  • Average about 700,000 views per video
  • Involved in entire story creation process: pitching, reporting, scripting, asset gathering/shooting, and editing

Digital Coordinator

KSHB | The EW Scripps Company
February 2017 – November 2017 | Kansas City, Missouri
  • Produced and managed digital/social content for three different news and lifestyle brands (41 Action News, Kansas City Live, 38 The Spot)
  • Initiated projects and campaigns focused on brand awareness and community/audience engagement

Digital Content Producer

KSHB | The EW Scripps Company
June 2016 – February 2017 | Kansas City, Missouri
  • Produced and edited web content for the website
  • Managed station's social media accounts
  • Edited and produced videos for various social platforms
  • Used analytics daily to track our growth and compare it to competition

Consultant

BBC Worldwide
January 2016 – May 2016 | Columbia, Missouri
  • Collaborated with a team of two other convergence journalism students
  • Used audience analytics to strategize potential testing ideas
  • Ran 4 different tests on sites to determine potential improvements
  • Developed strategies that moved the BBC ahead without alienating current audience
  • Presented some of the findings at the 2016 Reynolds Journalism Institute Tech Showcase

Intern (TV Department)

Thomson Reuters
August 2015 – December 2015 | Brussels, Belgium
  • Conducted interviews, pitched story ideas, edited video, wrote scripts and shot lists

Summer Marketing Intern

Wheels, Inc.
May 2013 – June 2016 | Des Plaines, IL
  • Edited copy for new online product to ensure positive user experience
  • Researched new marketing strategies and analyzed company website and ad traffic
  • Produced print and multimedia content for client facing and internal presentations

Education

  • University of Missouri May 2016
  • Bachelor of Journalism (Convergence-Emerging Media)
  • Minor in Political Science
  • Multicultural Certificate

Activities & Honors

  • "DEADTECTIVES" (Kansas City 48 Hour Film Project), Associate Producer, Awarded Best Film of 2017
  • VOX Magazine, Associate Digital Editor (2016)
  • Columbia Missourian, Community Outreach Team (2015)
  • Global Journalist, Assistant Producer (2015)
  • KOMU News Target 8 Investigative Team, Member (2015)
  • Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority, Alumnae Relations Chair (2013), President (2014), Founders Day Chair (2015)
  • Walking School Bus, Columbia, Mo., Volunteer (2012-2013)
  • Dean's List, University of Missouri (2012-2016)

Technical Skills

After Effects (Beginner) | Audition | Spanish (Beginner) | CSS3 | Dreamweaver | FCPX | Google Analytics | HTML5

InDesign | JavaScript | JQuery | Microsoft Office Suite | Photography | Photoshop | Premiere

Responsive Website Design | SEO/SMO | Social Media | Content Management | Crowdtangle | Videography(C300/C100/Nikon D7100)