Staff Writer | Sept. 2017 – Present | St. Louis, Missouri
I produce content for numerous websites owned by Gateway Blend. I am the primary SEO writer and craft original content by writing articles and editing work from other contributors.
Arts and Books Editor | Jan. 2017 – May 2017 | Columbia, Missouri
I managed all aspects of the Arts and Books department by pitching stories and photos, pre-reporting and editing. I coordinated packaging with photographers, designers and fellow editors.
Digital Editor | Aug. 2016 – Dec. 2016 | Columbia, Missouri
I uploaded stories to the website and updated social media accounts. I wrote weekly online-exclusive articles that explored alternative storytelling through various digital tools.
Digital Intern | May 2016 – Aug. 2016 | London, UK
I uploaded content to the website, scheduled tweets and Facebook posts, created the weekly uploading schedule and wrote daily news stories.
Community Beat Writer | Aug. 2015 – Dec. 2015 | Columbia, Missouri
I covered breaking news and wrote narrative feature projects. I helped cover the Concerned Student 1950 protests on campus and wrote about the call to remove the Thomas Jefferson statue. At the time of publication, the story was the most-read Missourian article of all time with over 70,000 unique page views.
Inside Columbia Magazine
Editorial Intern | May 2015 – Aug. 2015 | Columbia, Missouri
I pitched and wrote features and service pieces for online and print. I also uploaded stories and visuals to the website and planned the 2015 special “Tiger Town” issue of ICM.
Campus Life Editor | April 2014 – April 2015 | Columbia, Missouri
Movie Columnist | Jan. 2014 – May 2014
Student Life Beat Writer | Aug. 2013 – April 2014
As Campus Life Editor, I managed all components of the Campus Life section, including stories, photos and graphics for print as well as the website. I oversaw and managed a team of beat writers through pitching, assigning and editing longform stories as well as weekly features.
As a beat writer, I wrote at least one narrative feature a week on top of writing a weekly movie column.