Journalism Resume

Professional Journalism Experience

June 13th, 2022 – Present

Gray Television – Sports Director WIBW 13 News – Topeka, KS

  • Coordinate all Sports Coverage and Scheduling
  • Anchoring/Shooting Sports Segments
  • Production and Management of Kansas Prep Zone Segments
  • Management of WIBW Web and Social Media Postings for WIBW 13 Sports
  • Supervision of Weekend Sports Anchor/Reporter

Aug 24th, 2020 – May 29th, 2022

Gray Television – News & Sports MMJ/Anchor WPTA ABC 21 / Fort Wayne’s NBC – Fort Wayne, IN

  • News & Sports MMJ/Anchor for Morning, Dayside, Evening and Weekend Newscasts in 111th DMA
    • Report for the Morning News (5:00 & 7:00 AM Broadcasts) – Extensive Live Shot Experience
    • Write and Report News and Sports for Dayside, Evening and Weekend Broadcasts – Includes “Live” In-Studio Reporting and Breaking News
  • Weekday/Weekend – Fill-in Anchor for both ABC 21 and Fort Wayne’s NBC
  • Video Journalist Serving as a Reporter/Videographer for News and Sports
  • Extensive Enterprise Reporting for News and Sports
  • Produce Web Content for WPTA ABC 21 and Fort Wayne’s NBC Websites
  • Produce/Anchor Sports Block for WPTA ABC 21 and Fort Wayne’s NBC
  • Community Engagement and Social Networking
  • Social Media Presence/Posting on Facebook and Twitter
  • Feature Stories – WPTA ABC 21 “21 Country”

College Journalism Experience

Aug 22nd, 2016 – May 8th, 2020

WEIU-TV News Watch (PBS Affiliate) – Charleston, IL

  • 3 Years as a News and Sports Anchor for a Nightly Live 30-Minute Newscast in 88th DMA
  • Report and Write News and Sports for Air
  • Video Journalist Serving as a Reporter/Videographer
  • Sports Producer for Live 30-Minute Newscast
  • Web Content Producer; Including Personal Twitter
  • Assignment Editor
  • Production: Director, Technical Director, Audio Management, Floor Manager, Camera Operator and Server Operator
    • Train New Sports and News Volunteers on Various Positions

WEIU Hit-Mix 88.9 Radio – Charleston, IL

  • On-Air Personality / Hosted a Sports Talk Show
  • Radio Spot Producer
  • On-Air Support for Annual EIU “Adopt a Watt” Fundraiser
  • Radio News and Sports Reporting
  • Live Remotes for EIU Events
  • Board Operations Producer for WEIU Sporting Events
    • Train New Volunteers on Board Operations

The Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) Digital Network

  • 2 Years as a Play by Play/Color Sportscaster for EIU Women’s Volleyball, Softball, Soccer and Men’s Baseball

The Daily Eastern News – Charleston, IL

  • 4 Years as a Sportswriter for Women’s Golf, Men’s Golf, Men’s Soccer, Men’s Tennis, Men’s Basketball,  Baseball – Including 7 Feature Stories.
    • Responsibilities Include; Generating Story Ideas, Reporting University News and Meeting with University Officials (Coaches) on a weekly basis

June 2018 – August 2018

NBC Sports Chicago – Chicago, IL

  • Digital/Multi-Platform Intern – Sportswriter for NBC Sports Chicago’s Website


  • Conversational Spanish
  • AVID Technology Including; iNews, NewsCutter, AirSpeed, iNews ControlAir and AVID Deko
  • Adobe InDesign, Premier and Audition
  • Microsoft Word and PowerPoint
  • WordPress
  • Grass Valley Technical Director Board and Ross Carbonite Switcher (WEIU-TV), Media Touch (Radio)
  • JVC Dual Media Camera (WEIU-TV) and JVC 4K Video Camera (Journalism)


Eastern Illinois University – Charleston, IL

  • B.A. Journalism, Sports Media Relations – Extensive Coursework in Kinesiology

Broadcast Journalism Awards

  • 2019 1st Place SINBA Award-TV from the INBA (lL News Broadcasters Assoc.) – Outstanding TV Sports Reporting
  • 2019 Winner of the NATAS Mid-America Student Awards for Excellence – Entry C-08 Sports
  • 2019 1st Place Student Silver Dome Award from the IBA (IL Broadcasters Assoc.) – Best Radio Sports Story
  • 2019 2nd Place Award for Society of Collegiate Journalists – Television Sports Package
  • 2019 3rd Place Student Silver Dome Award from the IBA (IL Broadcasters Assoc.) – Best TV Sports Package