The Boston Globe
November 2010 to present
Designer/graphic artist
  • Reported and designed feature and breaking graphics for News, Business and Sports
  • Translated print-first graphics into Web-friendly formats
  • Translated Web-first graphics into print
  • Created responsive interactive graphics using JavaScript, jQuery, responsive CSS, JSON
  • Created web-first templates to make print maps faster and more efficiently
  • Trained staff members on responsive design, CSS, HTML, jQuery
Pop Culture Experiment
January 2016 to present
Founder, editor, designer
  • Created pop culture website that focused on cover songs and nostalgia
  • Recruited writer Tony Grima to write biweekly column
  • Wrote weekly series on the history of songs
  • Promoted site through social media using Buffer
Missouri School of Journalism
November 2011 to present
Adjunct professor
  • Taught the philosophy of print and web infographics via Adobe Connect to undergraduate and graduate students
  • Mentored students creating infographics for a daily newspaper
  • Visited campus to give guest lectures on networking, centerpiece graphics, responsive web graphics
The Florida Times-Union
(Jacksonville, Fla.)
April 2006 to November 2010
Graphic artist
  • Reported and designed feature and breaking graphics for News, Business, Sports and Lifestyle
  • Conceived, pitched, researched and designed full-page graphics
  • Worked with reporters and editors to brainstorm and then develop graphics for print and online
  • Learned Adobe Flash to develop online graphics
  • Translated print-first graphics into online-friendly formats
  • Conceived and executed illustrations for entertainment, business and sports section covers
  • Conceived, designed and art-directed photo shoots involving photographers and other artists
  • Oversaw interns and university practicum students
  • Created and gave information graphics presentations for interns and Times-Union staff
  • Helped update Times-Union Graphics Style Guide
The Sun News
(Myrtle Beach, S.C.)
August 2004 to March 2006
Graphic artist
  • Reported and designed feature and breaking graphics for News, Money, Sports, Local, Coasting
  • Conceived, pitched, researched and designed full-page graphics
  • Worked with reporters and editors to brainstorm and then develop graphics for print
  • Helped update Sun News Graphics Style Guide
  • Produced standing graphics for Local and Money sections
  • Conceived and executed illustrations for entertainment, business and sports section covers
  • Converted wire graphics to local style
The Daily Star
(Oneonta, N.Y.)
June 2004 to August 2004
Dow Jones Newspaper Fund Intern
  • Edited local, national and international news for accuracy, style and consistency
  • Trimmed wire copy for state, nation and world pages
  • Participated in budget meetings to decide front page content
  • Designed features and obituary pages
  • Edited photos from wire services
LondonNet
(London, England)
January 2004 to April 2004
Intern
  • Reviewed clubs, concerts, movies, theatre productions and venues for arts and entertainment section
  • Helped produce weekly "Ahoy!" newsletter
  • Edited and proofed copy and photos
  • Wrote LondonNet's Style Guide
Columbia Missourian
(Columbia, Mo.)
January 2002 to December 2003
Assistant editor, sports
  • Edited local and AP sports news and feature stories for content and style
  • Worked with students to come up with ideas for stories, photos and graphics
Assistant editor/producer, online edition
  • Edited local and AP sports news and feature stories for use for Missourian Web site
  • Instructed students on how to upload and manage website
Graphic reporter/artist
  • Compiled data for daily and feature graphics
  • Designed, drew and edited graphics
  • Matched AP graphics to Missourian style guides
Copy editor
  • Edited local, national and international news and feature content for A-section of Sunday's paper
  • Edited and trimmed local and AP news and sports stories, checking for accuracy and coherence
Higher education reporter
  • Broke news on the university budget crisis, including scooping the competing local paper on the raising of student fees
  • Cultivated sources that allowed exclusive interviews and in-depth coverage
  • Worked general reporting shifts at the calendar desk and wrote featurized obituaries
Reporter, Missouri Public Health Project
  • Helped plan and organize public health care reporting project focusing on preventable causes of death
  • Researched patterns of death related to guns, suicide and car crashes
  • Wrote stories on topics related to earlier research and sources