Michigan State University – East Lansing, MI                                               

  May 2015

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism

Concentration in Sports Reporting; Minor in Jewish Studies

Relevant Experience

Sports Reporter, The Rocket-Miner Newspaper – Rock Springs, WY

  September 2015 – November 2016

  • Report on sports at the high school and junior college levels: covering three high schools and Western Wyoming Community College.
  • Publish stories for online and print platforms.
  • Weekly sports column: Make Up Game.
  • Write game previews, gamers, feature stories and profiles.
  • Photograph all events covered to aid stories.     

Pulliam Fellow/Sports Reporter, The Arizona Republic – Phoenix, AZ

                                                                                                                                               June 2015 – August 2015

  • Reported on sports at the high school, college and professional levels.
  • Published stories for online and print platforms.
  • Learned how to write a running gamer and got experience having stories in at buzzer (Phoenix Mercury).
  • Locker room experience – pregame and postgame (Arizona Diamondbacks, Phoenix Mercury and Arizona Cardinals).
  • Press Conference experience (Arizona Diamondbacks, Phoenix Mercury, Phoenix Suns, Arizona Cardinals)
  • Gamers, feature stories, and alternate story platforms.

Contributing Author, Bias Busters: Cultural Competence Guide-East Lansing, MI                                                                                                     

August 2014 -May 2015

  • Performed cross-cultural interviews, researched, wrote and edited to create 100-question guides to increase understanding of different cultural groups.
  • Published 3 guides for multiple print and online platforms: 100 Questions and Answers about Muslims, Veterans, and Jews.
  • Guides available on Amazon in about 90 days.
  • Worked on a 10-person team.
  • Guide is part of a series that addresses race, ethnicity and interfaith issues.

Beat Reporter, Current Sports with Al Martin, WKAR – East Lansing, MI                                               

January 2014 – May 2015

  • Covered Michigan State Swimming and Diving.
  • Assisted on the set for the Current Sports radio and TV shows.
  • Went on location with host Al Martin to cover MSU women’s basketball: shot game footage, covered press conferences.
  • Wrote feature story on Cuban Baseball after traveling there in March of 2014.

Intern, The Jerusalem Post – Jerusalem, Israel                  

June 2014 – August 2011

  • Wrote 15 stories on various topics, including: features, police, politics, sports, and public affairs.
  • Published 12 times, front page 3 times.
  • Reported on Operation Protective Edge.
  • Covered riots, protests, and public events in person.
  • Covered the World Cup.
  • Photographed images to aid stories.

Sports Intern, Hawaii News Now – Honolulu, Hawaii                            

 May 2013 – August 2013

  • Produced 2 packages for TV, wrote 4 stories for online.
  • Interviewed subjects for stories, captured footage and edited packages.
  • Covered baseball, canoe paddling, surfing, UFC, and college football.
  • Interviewed a shark attack victim and assisted the newsroom during 2 tropical storms.

Intern/personal assistant, Tom Shanahan – Honolulu, Hawaii (online)        

 August 2013 – December 2013

  • Photographed individuals mentioned to go with stories in Tom Shanahan’s book, A Raye of Light.
  • Produced a video on the “Hawaiian Pipeline” to accompany the chapters in the book on the Hawaiian pipeline.

Professional Affiliations

Association for Women in Sports Media (AWSM)      

February 2012 – Present

Budget Chair – Michigan State student chapter       

August 2014- May 2015

  • Managed a budget of $400 per year.
  • Collected dues from 20 members.
  • Reviewed expenditures and managed revenue.
  • Handled donations raised for charities.
  • Developed fundraising ideas, planned outings and philanthropy events
  • Recruited guest speakers

Social/Activity Chair (officer) –Michigan State student chapter     

August 2013 – May 2014

  • Promoted events on Twitter and Facebook.
  • Developed, planned and executed events to facilitate club engagement.