Experience

Statesman Journal | State government and politics reporter | Salem, Oregon | July 2017 – Present
Covering statehouse politics and assisting with team coverage of major events

San Francisco Chronicle | Photographer (Hearst Journalism Fellow) | San Francisco | June 2015 — August 2016
Photographed news, feature and sports assignments and wrote in special circumstances

Hearst Newspapers Washington Bureau | Reporter (Hearst Journalism Fellow) | Washington, D.C. | August 2014 — May 2015
Covered politics and policy via photos and text for Hearst-owned newspapers across the country

Associated Press | Global News intern | Washington, D.C. | June — August 2014
Wrote text stories and shot photos for the national wire

Downtown Devil | Executive editor, editor-in-chief, reporter | Phoenix | January 2011 — May 2014
Managed all content in top editor positions and as a reporter covered campus government

Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting | Intern | Phoenix | September 2013 — May 2014
Researched and organized databases with a team producing accountability journalism projects

Financial Times | Editorial intern | New York City | June — August 2013
Assisted on several larger projects and wrote stories and blog posts for online publication

Cronkite News | Digital journalist | Washington, D.C. | January — May 2013
Covered Arizona angles on national issues including immigration, health care and education

Phoenix Business Journal | Editorial intern | Phoenix | August — December 2012
Wrote business-to-business posts for online and print publication

The Seattle Times | Business reporting intern | Seattle | June — August 2012
Wrote stories on real estate and local businesses and localized national news

Cronkite News | Digital journalist | Phoenix | January — April 2012
Reported from the state capitol on business issues

The Arizona Republic | Mesa community intern | Mesa, Ariz. | August — December 2011
Profiled Mesa residents, local businesses and community programs

azcentral.com | Breaking news intern | Phoenix | May — August 2011
Covered breaking news for Arizona’s largest daily newspaper and website

The State Press | Full-time reporter | Tempe, Ariz. | August – December 2010
Wrote about general news around campus, with focus on diversity issues

Awards and Honors

Arizona Press Club — College Photographer of the Year | 2015
SPJ Region 11 — Mark of Excellence Award Finalist, Breaking News Photography | 2015
SPJ Region 11 — Mark of Excellence Award Finalist, Feature Photography | 2015
Hearst Journalism Awards — 10th place, Personality Profile writing | 2015
Hearst Journalism Awards — 2nd place, Personality Profile writing | 2014
Hearst Journalism Awards — 10th place, Picture Story/Series | 2014
Hearst Journalism Awards — 10th place, Breaking News writing | 2014
Walter Cronkite School of Journalism — Greg Crowder Memorial Photojournalism Award | 2014
College Photographer of the Year — Award of Excellence, Sports Action | 2014
Walter Cronkite School of Journalism — Outstanding Undergraduate Student | 2014
Prix de la Photographie Paris — Gold Medal, non-professional press | 2014
Idaho Student Journalism Association — Journalist of the Year | 2010

Education

Arizona State University
Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Barrett, the Honors College
Master of Mass Communication (M.M.C) and Bachelor of Arts, Journalism (B.A.)
Magna Cum Laude
August 2010 – May 2014

Digital Skills

Analytics
Content management
Database research
Microsoft Excel
Photo editing
Photography
Social media
Video editing
Videography
Web design

References

Sonya Ross
Race and ethnicity editor
The Associated Press
sross@ap.org

Nicole Fruge
Director of Photography
San Francisco Chronicle
nfruge@sfchronicle.com

Christopher Callahan
Dean
Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication
christopher.callahan@asu.edu

Steve Crane
Director, Washington operations
Cronkite News Service
steve.crane@asu.edu