Resume

Tribune Publishing 

Print Production Specialist 

January 2019 – Present

  • Design and edit daily news sections for Tribune Publishing’s media markets.
  • Collaborate with editors regarding the design and layout of content.
  • Write headlines, captions and trim stories as required.
  • Use Newgate, Arc Publishing CMS to gather and plan content for the paper.

USA TODAY NETWORK DESIGN STUDIO

Designer/Page Editor

June 2016- December 2018

  • Designed and edited multiple print products daily (news, sports, and features) for several Gannett newspapers.
  • Utilized a thorough understanding of how to use color, display typography, grids, photo illustration, and breakout information to create compelling pages.
  • Used Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign and Newsgate platform to design pages that visually engaged readers.

THE LOCAL MAGAZINE 

Editor-in-Chief

August 2015-May 2016

  • Produced two magazines that won 4th Place in Best Student Magazine in the South, from the Southeastern Journalism Conference in 2017.
  • Led the successful re-branding of the magazine, including name change, logo re-design and website and social media updates.
  • Managed marketing and advertising efforts for all publications.

THE SAMFORD CRIMSON

Opinions Editor

August 2015-May 2016

  • Wrote opinion articles and recruited and trained new columnists to write for the newspaper.
  • Updated content and editing standards and communicated those changes to writers.
  • Designed the two-page opinion section layout every week and provided opinion material for publication.
  • Assigned stories and maintained and enforced deadlines.

Sports Editor

August 2014-December 2014

  • Updated the focus of sports content to include more features instead of just play-by-play game updates.
  • Created a weekly section and was awarded 7th Place in Best Newspaper Page Layout Designer in the South from the Southeastern Journalism Conference in 2015.
  • Wrote, copy edited, and designed articles for the sports secti

COMMUNITY HEALTH SYSTEMS

Corporate Communications Intern

 August 2014, January 2015, May 2015-July 2015

  • Crafted/planned content on several health topics that were distributed to hospitals and used in news articles.
  • Wrote and edited communications materials on management transitions, service extensions, and acquisitions.
  • Completed communications plans, press releases, newsletters, and various internal communications publications and collateral materials.
  • Provided support to the team by research, editing, and compiling reports.

Full resume and more work samples available upon request