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Journalism, reporting, writing, researching, interviewing

Brooklyn, New York, United States
$50,000 annually
June 13, 2018

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A hard-working, ambitious and experienced journalist, I have the experience and skills to write about almost any issue or topic. In my career, I have covered criminal trials, lawsuits, state and local government, higher education, economic development and done general assignment reporting.


Reporter, VerdictSearch, ALM Media NY, N.Y. July 2017 - Present

Conduct phone interviews with attorneys from various regions, including New York, Florida, Michigan and California on cases of theirs that have been recently disposed. Write detailed report with case information for VerdictSearch, a database of more than 200,000 verdict and settlement reports.

Public safety reporter – Columbia Daily Tribune Columbia, Mo. August 2013 – June 2017

Daily coverage of breaking news events related to crime, courts and public safety. Also regularly develop, report and write enterprise and investigative stories.

Staff writer - The News-Herald Southgate, Mich. June 2011 - July 2013

News reporter covering four southern Detroit suburbs for two weekly print editions and daily web presence. Reporting emphasized breaking news, city government and politics, crime, economic development and education.

Intern - Dearborn Press & Guide Southgate, Mich. April 2011 – June 2011

Reported news for suburban-based Detroit weekly newspaper and daily website.

Intern - Real Detroit Weekly Royal Oak, Mich. January 2011 - April 2011

Edited proofs for upcoming issues, wrote extended captions, feature and interview stories

Arts & Entertainment Editor – The South End Detroit January 2010 - May 2011

Assigned and edited stories and art from other student contributors for Wayne State University’s student newspaper


B.A., Journalism, Wayne State University Graduated May 2011


●Well-versed in producing varied content. Recipient awards from the Michigan Press Association and the Missouri Associated Press Media Editors Association, including first and second place in 2015 for investigative or in-depth reporting. Won 2014 Excellence in Legal Journalism award from Missouri Bar Association. Second place, 2017 Missouri APME awards for spot news coverage.

●Proficient using Microsoft Office and various content management systems. Thorough understanding the English language and Associated Press style. Spot news and feature photography and video production experience. Effective use of social media.

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