January ’** – present Outsell, LLC and Metropolitan Media Group
- Write articles for web newsletter; customers of car dealerships around the U.S.
- Articles are either technical writing about a particular make and model or a car or truck, or they are persuasive “lifestyle” and “service” articles encouraging people to use their cars and use their service department.
- Write articles focusing on specific people or events for local glossy magazines.
June 2006 – Jan. 2008 WKEF-TV, Dayton, OH
General Assignment Reporter, Web Producer
- Conducted interviews, wrote a story and presented the edited version live for the 10 p.m. newscast.
- Reviewed all stories broadcast on air, corrected all grammar and spelling mistakes, posted the edited version on the station’s website.
- Researched information and images for national stories with local interest; wrote stories and posted them on the station’s website.
Sept. ’05 - Apr. ‘06 Profit Fuel/Performance Advertising, Austin, TX
Sales Representative- Yahoo! Yellow Pages
- Worked among 30 sales agents calling businesses around the country selling ad space for the Yahoo! Yellow Pages.
- Made more than 100 cold calls every day and pursued leads generated from prior days.
- Talked with small business owners in every size market in most states in the U.S.
Sept.’03 - June ‘05 Clean Water Action (nonprofit), Austin, TX,
Field Manager, Canvasser
- Canvassed neighborhoods door-to-door informing people about water pollution problems within miles of their neighborhood.
- Managed a nightly crew of five to eight field canvassers.
July ‘02- June ‘03 WBAY-TV, Green Bay, WI
General Assignment Reporter, Fill-In Anchor
Apr. ’00 – June ’02 WSBT-TV, South Bend, IN
Field Anchor, Weather Anchor
June 1999 – Apr. ‘00 WBOY-TV, Clarksburg, WV
Morgantown Backpack Reporter, Fill-in Anchor/Producer
Education Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
1995-1999 Medill School of Journalism
-Bachelor of Science in Journalism.
-Concentrations in Geography and Japanese.
Awards Emmy Nomination
June 2008 - Nominated for local Emmy award from the Academy of Radio, Television and Film for outstanding breaking news coverage