Summary Statement

I have extensive experience in a variety of story telling formats including: video, audio, online, and print. I have worked with the top media companies in Des Moines and with national networks.



Drake University
Des Moines, Iowa
BA Journalism & Mass Communication in Radio TV Production and BA Political Science
* Minor in English Writing
* Expected Graduation: May 2017
* 3.94 GPA, President and Dean’s List 

St. Petersburg State Polytechnic University
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Spring of 2015
* Studied Russian language, literature, and politics
* Lived with Russian host family
* Helped teach English

Interstate 35 High School
Truro, Iowa
Diploma of Distinction
* Graduated 2013
* 3.98 GPA
* Involved in Speech, National Honor Society, Cross Country,
Track and Field, Wrestling Cheerleading, and Mock Trial


Production Assistant
KCCI Channel 8 News
Subsidiary of Hearst Corporation and CBS Affiliate
January 2016 – Present
* Operate camera
* Floor direct
* Operate teleprompter for anchors and talent

On-Air Talent and Promotion Staff
Des Moines Radio Group
May 2014 to Present
Live, on-air personality for LAZER 103.3
* Promote station events and appearances
* Photograph events and concerts

Production Assistant
CNN’s Democratic Town Hall at Drake University
January 2016
* Stood in for Hillary Clinton during rehearsal
* Served as stand in to plan camera shots
* Helped with guest check-in

Production Assistant
ABC’s Iowa Caucus Coverage in Des Moines
February 2016
Shadowed producers
* Found and transported food for production crew
* Helped with office tasks

Production Assistant
Fusion’s Black and Brown Forum at Drake University
January 2016
* Assisted and shadowed producer in broadcast truck
* Served as stand in to plan camera shots

Editor in Chief
Drake University Independent Newspaper (DUIN)
August 2015 to Present
Manage writers, content, and promotions
* Responsible for financing and strategic direction

Radio Producer
2016 Drake Relays
The Largest Student Run Production
December 2015 – Present
* Adapt video stories to audio format
* Create audio packages for radio broadcast