Resume

GANNETT’S NASHVILLE DESIGN STUDIO

Designer/Page Editor

June 2016- Present

  • Design, edit and layout print newspaper products.
  • Create and edit news, sports and features layouts for several Gannett newspapers.

  • Pull and assign wire stories.

  • Write and edit headlines, captions and trim stories as required.

  • Collaborate with team members and editors on special projects, issues and design challenges.

  • See work samples here

THE LOCAL MAGAZINE 

Editor-in-Chief

August 2015-May 2016

  • Led a successful rebrand of the magazine that included a name change, logo re-design and updated website and social media.

  • Produced two magazines that won 4th Place in Best Student Magazine in the South from the Southeastern Journalism Conference in 2017.

  • Managed a magazine staff of 10.

  • See work samples here

THE SAMFORD CRIMSON

Opinions Editor

August 2015-May 2016

  • Collected, wrote and edited columns for print.

  • Recruited new columnists to write for the newspaper.

  • Updated content, editing standards and communicated the changes to writers.

Sports Editor

August 2014-December 2014

  • Collected, wrote and edited articles for print.

  • Updated the focus of sports content to include more features instead of play-by-play game updates.

  • Created a weekly sports section and was awarded 7th Place in Best Newspaper Page Layout Designer in the South from the Southeastern Journalism Conference in 2015.

COMMUNITY HEALTH SYSTEMS

Corporate Communications Intern

 August 2014, January 2015, May 2015-July 2015

  • Wrote and edited press releases, memos, newsletters and communications plans for hospitals.

  • Crafted and planned content on several health topics that were disturbed to hospitals and used in the news

  • Wrote and edited communications materials on management transitions, service extensions, and acquisitions.

  • Worked on crisis communication messaging for several hospitals.

  • Writing samples available upon request

PDF of resume and more work samples available upon request