Curriculum Vitae


The University of Alabama                                                                     2012-2013

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Masters Degree in Communications with a focus on community journalism

Auburn University

Auburn, Alabama                                                                                                  2008- present

History & Spanish Major

Earned 3.87 GPA

Graduated Summa Cum Laude

Centro Universitario Marista

Salamanca, Spain                                                                                                2010

Earned 4.0 GPA

John Carroll Catholic High School

Birmingham, Alabama                                                                                            2004-2008

Earned 4.14 GPA


First Place, Michael E. DeBakey Awards for Journalism                2016

& Media Excellence, Foundation for Biomedical Research             


First Place, Best Sports Feature,                                                              2014

Alabama APME Newspaper Awards


First Place, Best Non-Deadline Reporting,                                            2014

Alabama APME Newspaper Awards


First place, Best news feature story coverage,                                    2014

Alabama Press Association Better Newspaper Contest


Honorable mention, video or multimedia project:                            2013

The Society for News Design’s 25th Annual College

News Design Contest


Third place best graduate student paper,                                             2013

American Journalism Historians Association

Southeast Symposium




            Graduate Teaching Assistant                                                       2012-2013

                        Assistant to the University of Alabama Department of Journalism Chair




Pure Barre Auburn                                                                                2016

Auburn, Alabama

Social media strategist: Created curated content designed to increase retail revenue and class attendance. Developed targeted paid and organic ad campaigns semi-monthly; developed a social media calendar targeting multi social media platforms based on each platform’s individual analytics.

The Opelika-Auburn News                                                                  2013 — 2016

Auburn, Alabama

Lee County and features reporter: Pitched, reported, wrote and edited 10 to 15 stories per week, in addition to maintaining a strong social media presence and shooting photographic art for stories.


The Anniston Star                                                                                  2013

Anniston, Alabama

Faith, life and arts reporter: Responsible for pitching, covering and photographing culture, religion and events in the Calhoun and Cleburne County areas.