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E.W. Scripps School of Journalism; Athens, Ohio
News writing and editing sequence, certificate in Political Communication
B.A. June 2012.

The Arizona Republic; Phoenix, Arizona
Pulliam Fellow: June-August 2012

The Post; Athens Ohio
Special Projects Reporter/Asst. Managing Editor: January-June 2012
City Staff Editor: September 2010-June 2011
Staff Writer: January-June 2010
Stringer: March-November 2009

The Columbus Dispatch; Columbus, Ohio
E.W. Scripps Statehouse News Bureau Fellow: September-December 2011
Metro/State Desk Intern: June to September 2011

The Dayton Daily News; Dayton, Ohio
Reporting Intern: June-August 2010; November-December 2010

WHIO-TV; Dayton, Ohio
Intern: November-December 2009

Central Food Facility
; Athens, Ohio
Bakery Prep and Dishroom Duty: January-June 2012

Boyd Dining Hall; Athens, Ohio
Dishroom Duty: January-June 2009

Neil and Willa Jean Smalley Center for Dyslexic Children; Dayton, Ohio
Administrative Asst.: Summer 2006 to Winter 2010


  • 2nd place: 2012 Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism: “Domestic Silence: Revisited” published in The Columbus Dispatch.
  • National Finalist: 2011 National Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Awards In-Depth Reporting Competition: “Domestic Silence: Revisited” published in The Columbus Dispatch.
  • 1st place: 2011 Society of Professional Journalists Region 4 Mark of Excellence Awards Enterprise Reporting Competition: “Domestic Silence: Revisited” published in The Columbus Dispatch.
  • 9th place: Hearst Enterprise Competition 2012: “Domestic Silence:Revisited” published in The Columbus Dispatch.
  • Finalist: Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism 2012: “Domestic Silence:Revisited” published in The Columbus Dispatch.
  • E.W. Scripps School of Journalism Top Graduating Senior/Outstanding Overall Student for 2012
  • 3rd place:  International Communication Division of the AEJMC’s 2011 student international multimedia news story contest for “Rwanda: Fuel Briquettes help reduce charcoal usage” published on UPIU.com.
  • The projects: “Domestic Silence: Revisited” and “Under the Influence, Under 21” are featured on the Investigative Reporters and Editors website.
  • Member of Investigative Reporters and Editors since 2010, attended the I.R.E. Charleston Watchdog Workshop Nov. 6 to 7, 2010.
  • Computer Assisted Reporting Skills
  • Best Staff Writer Award for The Post City Staff Winter and Spring Quarters 2010
  • Most Improved/Best Stringer Award for The Post City Staff Fall Quarter 2009
  • Dean’s List September 2008-present.
  • Recipient of The Class of 1956 Endowed Scholarship Fund for the 2009-2010 school year.
  • Historian on the Executive Board for Alpha Lambda Delta Honors Fraternity, 2009-2010.
  • Italian in Florence Study Abroad Program, June 15-August 7, 2009 (only 20 applicants were chosen).
  • Member of Ohio University’s Women’s Club Soccer Team, September 2009-June 2010.
  • First walk-on to ever make Ohio University’s Women’s Varsity Soccer Team. September-November 2008


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