Resume

Experience

E&E News, Washington, District of Columbia
Deputy Editor, January 2016-Present

-Supervise congressional and political coverage.
-Work closely with reporters on story and source development.
-Develop features and special reports.
-Edit stories for quality and accuracy.

E&E News, Washington, District of Columbia
Reporter, February 2011-January 2016

-Wrote for company publications Greenwire and E&E Daily.
-Covered congressional, legal and executive branch developments.
-Covered state and national politics.
-Produced investigative reports and features.

Capitol News Connection, Washington, District of Columbia
Reporter/Editor, June 2009-February 2011

-Covered Congress for public radio, print and television major-market clients.
-Provided news and legislative analysis for television and radio outlets.
-Produced in-depth features and high-impact investigative reports.
-Served as assignment editor and improved relationships with affiliated outlets.
-Helped lead company’s online and social media growth.

WSET-TV,  Lynchburg-Roanoke, Virginia
Political Reporter, February 2006-June 2009

-Covered the Virginia General Assembly and state government.
-Covered local, state and national races.

KMIZ-TV, Columbia-Jefferson City, Missouri
General Assignment and Political Reporter, June 2003-December 2005

-Covered the Missouri General Assembly and state government.
-Produced analysis stories and investigative reports.
-Served as anchor and producer.

Relevant Internships

Belo Capital Bureau, Washington, District of Columbia
May 2002-August 2002/January 2003-May 2003

WJLA-TV, Arlington, Virginia
August 2002-December 2002

Airwaves Inc., Silver Spring, Maryland
August 2001-May 2002

Allied Advertising Public Relations, Washington, District of Columbia
September 2000-August 2001

Hanley-Wood, Washington, District of Columbia
June 2000-August 2000

U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, District of Columbia
January 2000-May 2000

The White House, Washington, District of Columbia
October 1999-January 2000

Education

M.A.: Political Science
University of Missouri—Columbia, Columbia, Missouri
Graduated 2005

Master’s Paper: “The Effect of the Local News Media on State Lawmaking: A Look At Coverage of The Missouri General Assembly”

B.A.: Broadcast Journalism (International Relations Minor)
American University, Washington, District of Columbia
Graduated 2003

Extracurricular: American Television News, American Word

Skills

Fluent in Spanish. Thrive with multitasking and deadlines. Strong leadership and coordinating abilities.

Awards

-Missouri Broadcasters Association, Merit Award, Investigative Reporting.
-Virginia Associated Press Broadcasters Association, News Operation of the Year.
-Milwaukee Press Club, Best Coverage of a Single News Topic or Event.
-Livingston Award, Finalist, National Reporting.

Journalism. Media. Politics.

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