Observer Media Group, Sarasota, Florida Reporter March 2020-Present --Report stories about the town of Longboat Key and people throughout the Sarasota area --Pitch stories, conduct research, interview sources, take photos and perform reporting duties --Write stories for print and online publication about the government, community development, local issues and coronavirus-related matters --Read news releases, conduct research, interview sources, attend meetings and copy edit
Bleav Podcast Network Host/Executive Producer of the "Bleav in Steelers" podcast October 2019-Present --Research, write and produce the "Bleav in Steelers" podcast with Ike Taylor, a two-time Super Bowl champion and 12-year veteran of the Pittsburgh Steelers --Provide insights and perspective on NFL topics, including player performance and analysis --Book and interview guests, including Hall of Famers, players, analysts and announcers --Create social media-first videos to encourage listeners to listen to the full show --Record and edit the podcast using Adobe Audition before posting it online
FloridaPolitics.com, Florida Contributing Writer August 2019-March 2020 --Pitch, research, write and report stories throughout the Tampa Bay area and Florida --Reported stories on government, community development and health care --Read news releases, conduct research, interview sources, attend events and copy edit
BrownsNation.com Podcast Host, Executive Producer and Contributing Writer November 2019-Present --Host and produce a weekly Cleveland Browns postgame podcast --Book and interview guests, including players, analysts and podcasters --Pitch, research, write and report stories on the Cleveland Browns --Reported stories on team performance, game analysis and off-the-field notes 10News WTSP, Tampa Bay, Florida (CBS affiliate) Senior Digital Producer May 2017-August 2019 --Researched, wrote and reported on breaking news, local news, politics and sports --Helped manage five-person digital team to accomplish editorial objectives and goals --Posted to social media, wrote newsletter, sent push alerts, copy edited and set live streams --Collaborated with reporters and digital staff to add videos, images, embeds, SEO metadata, related hyperlinks and interactive content to web stories --Produced and anchored breaking news segments during the morning show WBIR 10News, Knoxville, Tennessee (NBC affiliate) Digital Producer June 2015-April 2017 --Researched and wrote web stories on breaking news, informative enterprise pieces, sports analysis and event coverage --Developed, planned and executed major even coverage, including the 2016 election, East Tennessee wildfire, Butch Jones era of Tennessee football, Rick Barnes era of Tennessee basketball, the Summer Olympics and Pat Summitt's obituary KOMU 8, Columbia, Missouri (NBC affiliate) Digital Content Specialist August 2011-May 2015 --Build comprehensive digital content for KOMU.com web stories including graphics, maps, timelines, charts, timelines and sidebars --Promote KOMU's content on Facebook and Twitter --Engaging post publication audience engagement using social media
KBIA 91.3 FM, Columbia, Missouri (NPR affiliate) Newscast Anchor/Reporter January 2013-May 2015 --Anchored regional news coverage for Columbia, Missouri, once a week at 4:04 p.m., 4:32 p.m., 5:04 p.m. and 5:32 p.m. --Gathered stories using AP Exchange, student reporters and St. Louis Public Radio --Posted web content and stories to KBIA.org --Reported on events and issues throughout mid-Missouri once every other week --Stories used for on-air broadcast and published online
KCOU 88.1 FM, Columbia, Missouri Anchor/Talk Show Host November 2011-May 2015 --Host a weekly sports talk radio show since summer 2012 --Interviewed many notable guests, including: Bob Ryan of the Boston Globe, NFL Hall of Famer Kellen Winslow, Mike Hall of the Big Ten Network, Chris Mannix of SI and more --Served as a news and sports anchor during KCOU's drive-time newscast "The Pulse"