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Deputy editor of online, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

July 2017 - present

  • Assigned, edited, wrote breaking-news stories and Web updates for state's largest newspaper

  • Increased Facebook likes by 60 percent and Twitter traffic by 171 percent in one year

  • Curated and sent daily newsletters with audience of more than 100,000

Online news editor, August 2015 - July 2017

Copy editor, September 2014 - August 2015

  • Wrote headlines that appeared in business, 1A, local sections

  • Compiled and updated international, national stories, briefs

Copy editor, The Victoria Advocate

October 2012 - September 2014

Wrote headlines; edited news, features and sports stories and cutlines for grammar, accuracy and style; main copy editor for Sunday A1 sections; lead fact-checker for two longer form series; contributed to weekly entertainment section; updated website in content management system; monitored social media

Copy editing intern, Dow Jones Newswires

May 2012 - August 2012

Copy edited and fact-checked 14-25 stories a day about market and corporate news, mainly in the Americas; tagged stories for content and routed them to proper wires; contributed to The Wall Street Journal’s Webby Award-nominated culture blog, Speakeasy


Associate editor, University of Florida alumni publications

​September 2011 - April 2012

Helped manage two of the country’s biggest alumni magazines; responsible for compiling front-of-the-book news section; wrote headlines, profiles, features; corresponded with freelancers

• Editorial Intern, September 2008 to April 2011

Wrote stories on everything from an almost century-year-old biscuit to girls who created a line of soy underwear; gained experience in the entire publication process; copy edited and proofed pages

Editor-in-chief, Orange & Blue Magazine

January 2012 - April 2012

Managed staff of 20 in production of University of Florida campus magazine and digital edition; edited for style and theme; supervised design, photography, content and multimedia


Blogs editor, The Independent Florida Alligator

January 2012 - April 2012

Edited 14 lifestyle and four news blogs for largest student-run newspaper in the country; wrote SEO headlines; uploaded to content management system

• Copy Editor, September 2011 to December 2011

Copy edited and fact-checked stories and cutlines; wrote headlines; proofed pages


Intern, Bleacher Report

May 2011 - August 2011

Edited and fact-checked 45 stories a week on everything from WWE fan fiction to international sports news for the country’s fourth-largest sports media website


basic German

basic Spanish



Adobe InDesign, Adobe InCopy, Adobe Photoshop (basic), Audacity, Windows Movie Maker, Adobe Flash (basic), Tera GN4, Ellington content management system, WordPress, Google Analytics, Chartbeat, Facebook  Insights

University of Florida

2008 - 2012


Bachelor of Arts in Criminology

Bachelor of Science in Journalism

GPA: 3.98








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