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Education

Drake University | Des Moines, IA

  • Fall 2016 – Spring 2020
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communications
  • Major: News Journalism
  • Minor: Spanish Language
  • Awards: Presidential Scholarship Recipient and Drake Scholarship

Professional Experience

Times Delphic Newspaper | Staff Writer | Drake University

  • March 2017 – Present
  • Producing 1-3 sports stories each week after multiple interviews and extensive research
  • Completing unexpected assignments frequently under a times constraint to meet deadlines
  • Recognized by current position holder as a candidate for News Editor for the coming year
  • Trusted to compose a front-page story regarding the entirety of Drake’s grading system
  • Corresponded with News Editor to successfully publish a story despite a full budget

Sigma Phi Epsilon | Carlson Leadership Academy | Rosemont, IL

  • February 2017
  • Selected to attend a three-day conference focusing on the professional application of leadership
  • Gained insight in areas such as managing conflict, workplace ethics & various approaches to leadership
  • Networked with accomplished alumni by seeking advice to yield a successful career path  

Panera Bread | Seasonal Employee | Mundelein, IL

  • May 2017 – Present
  • Develop leadership and communication skills by training new employees
  • Demonstrate commitment and initiative by consistently covering extra shifts for co-workers

Leadership, Awards, and Community Service

Board of Student Communications | Drake University | Des Moines, IA

  • August 2016 – Present
  • Responsible for making pivotal decisions for the School of Journalism and Mass Communications
  • Involved in handling the allocation of funds
  • Membership endorsed by the current and previous student body presidents

Sigma Phi Epsilon | Intramural Chair and Informal Cabinet Member | Drake University

  • September 2016 – Present
  • Organize members onto desired teams for over 15 sports
  • Collaborate with the heads of Recreational Services and Greek Life on behalf of the chapter
  • Interview men for admission into fraternity & draft recruitment plans alongside VP of Recruitment

120+ Hours of Community Service | Grayslake, IL and Des Moines, IA

  • August 2012 – Present
  • Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Northern Illinois Food Bank, Habitat for Humanity, organized and hosted community food drive, Feed My Starving Children

Technology

  • August 2016 – Present
  • Microsoft Office Programs: Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Adobe Programs: Photoshop, Audition CC and Premiere Pro CC
  • Coding Programs: HTML, CSS, and Word Press

 

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