Political Reporter/Fill In Anchor – WICS/WRSP [2014-Present] Cover the Illinois General Assembly, Congress and 2016 presidential election for all shows. Produce and host political specials. Produce long form in-depth political stories. Utilize social media strategies to grow news audience. Fill in as anchor when needed.
Anchor/Producer/Multimedia Journalist – Naperville Community Television [2012-2014] Produce and anchor Naperville News 17. Manage the news team and breaking news coverage. Utilize social media for station outreach and newsgathering. Cultivate story ideas, report: write, shoot, edit. Emphasized area of reporting: hard news, political, and economic stories. Report long form stories for “Naperville News Extra.”
Associate Producer/Intern – WISN-TV, Hearst Television [2010-2012] Started as an intern field producing and writing packages, VOs and VOSOTs. Then moved into the position of Associate Producer assisting with writing of newscast, coordination of all video for newscast, and producing live cut ins, as well as field producing.
News Director, Anchor, Reporter, Producer – MUTV [2008-2012] Anchored nightly newscast and reported as a one-man band. Produced newscasts and documentary series. As ND I trained staff and oversaw news department. Host/Co-Producer – Diederich Ideas Emmy award winning show for the Diederich College of Communication. As host I interviewed a panel of guests, wrote opening and transitions. As co-producer I helped to pre-interview guests, complied rundown, direct overall focus of show.
News Intern – WBBM-TV, CBS 2 Chicago  Worked the assignment desk as well as field producing and writing.
Community Listings Coordinator – Patch.com [2010-2011] Interview local businesses, write reviews, take photos and post to Patch.com website.
Author – College Prowler [2009-2010] Survey student population, analyze results, and write a comprehensive review of Marquette University that is published in print and online.
Video Production Intern – Unigo.com [2008-2009] Work with website editor to develop ideas for content. Produce, shoot, edit and voice videos aimed at perspective college students.
Marquette University [2008-2012] BA, Broadcast and Electronic Communication, Sociology (minor) Honors & Scholarships: Ronald McDonald House Scholar, MU Explorer Scholar, Dean’s List Recipient, McNeill Scholarship, National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Scholarship, Lambda Pi Eta Honors Society, College Emmy Winner