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Resume

Work Experience

Montgomery Advertiser (Montgomery, AL). Staff Reporter, Sept. 2017 – Current

  • I work the city and county government beat, while also helping with legislative and breaking news. I produce 3-6 stories a week and constantly chip away at bigger, enterprise pieces.

Associated Press (St. Paul, MN). Legislative Session Reporter, Jan. 2017 – May 2017

  • My work at the AP covered a wide-range of Legislative topics, including accountability, statewide regulations, infrastructure and education policy, among others. I had several stories appear on the national wire.

Minnesota Daily (Minneapolis, MN). Associate Editor, Staff Reporter, Jan 2015 – Dec. 2016

  • Managed four policy reporters who produce eight stories a week. I covered topics that include university governance, administration, state legislature, city government and crime.

Pioneer Press (St. Paul, MN). Reporter Intern, Sept. 2016 – Present

  • Capitol intern reporting on a variety of stories taking place during a presidential election year.

West Central Tribune (Willmar, MN). Reporter Intern, June 2016 – August 2016

  • General assignment intern. Covered a wide variety of topics, including features, city issues and breaking stories.

Star Tribune (Minneapolis, MN). Reporter Intern, Jan. 2016 – May 2016

  • Business intern. Worked on stories about finance, real estate and technology.

Education

University of Minnesota (Minneapolis, MN). B.A. in Journalism, Graduated Dec. 2016

Inver Hills Community College (Inver Grove, MN). Associate of Arts, Jan. 2013 – Dec. 2014