Résumé
Education

Northern Michigan University 

Marquette, Michigan

Aug. 2003 – May 2007

• Bachelor of Science: Electronic Journalism (Broadcasting). Minor: Journalism (Print).

• Graduate of Student Leader Fellowship Program; spent four years working for student newspaper, The North Wind.

 

Experience

Duluth News Tribune

Duluth, Minnesota 

Sports reporter

July 2014-present

• College hockey reporter focusing on the University of Minnesota Duluth NCAA Division I men's and women's hockey programs on a daily basis through breaking news, game coverage, previews, weekly notebooks and feeatures, blogging and by interacting on social media. 

• Provide select coverage of the College of St. Scholastica and University of Wisconsin-Superior NCAA Division III men's and women's hockey programs, inlcuding season and postseason previews, as well as feature coverage.

• Assist in coverage of the Minnesota Wilderness junior hockey team, professional sports teams in Minneapolis and St. Paul, local high school sports and local golf.

• Assist the sports department in compiling nightly high school and college sports results and roundups. Serve as a night desk editor if needed.

 

USCHO.com

WCHA columnist

Oct. 2013 - July 2014

• Working with a co-columnist, provide a weekly notebook-style column covering major events around the league. 

• Blogging about the league, including a Monday weekend wrap-up and Friday predictions.

• Other features as assigned by the editor, including a season preview and postseason coverage.

• Maintain a strong presence on social media not only promoting content, but by breaking news, providing game updates and interacting with our audience.

 

The Mining Journal

Marquette, Michigan

Sports editor

Jan. 2011 - July 2014

• Oversee a staff of two full-time writers, one part-time writer and a team of freelancers, plus manage sports assignments for photographers and graphic designers.

• Paginate a 3-5 page sports section 5-7 desk shifts per week, as well as special sections throughout the year. Also maintain and update the sports section of MiningJournal.net and use company social media accounts to promote content.

• Cover the Northern Michigan University sports beat, including NCAA Division I hockey and Division II football, basketball, soccer and volleyball.

• Other duties include copy editing, blogging, multimedia production including video, audio and photography, and technical support throughout the newsroom.

 

Herald Times Reporter

Manitowoc, Wisconsin

Sports reporter

Dec. 2007 - Jan. 2011

• Duties: Writing, pagination, blogging, copy editing, multimedia production including video reports and live streaming, Web publishing and maintenance, social media, photography, staff training and coordination of coverage with sister papers. 

 

The Dickinson Press 

Dickinson, North Dakota

Sports reporter

Aug. 2007 - Dec. 2007

• Duties: Writing, pagination, blogging, copy editing, photography.

 

The Mining Journal 

Marquette, Michigan 

Sports writer

April 2006 - June 2007

• Duties: Writing, photography, blogging.

 

Northern Star Broadcasting

Marquette, Michigan

Production/on-air talent

May 2005 - Aug. 2006

• Production of live sporting events, live sports play-by-play and color commentary, co-hosted a weekly one-hour sports talk show.

 

Awards

Michigan Associated Press Media Editors

• Best Sustained Coverage of a Single Sports Event (2014), third place.

 

Michigan Press Association

• Sports Column Writing (2011), third place.

• Most Innovative Story Telling (2013), third place.

 

Wisconsin Newspaper Association
• Sports News Story (2009), first place.

• Sports News Story (2010), third place.

 

North Dakota Newspaper Association

• Sports Reporting Series (2007), second place.

• Sports Column (2007), honorable mention.