Resume

SKILLS

  • Social media & Blogging (Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, YouTube, WordPress)
  • Strong public speaking skills, extensive sports knowledge, and a fast learner
  • Audio/Video editing software (Final Cut Pro X, Audacity, Adobe Audition)
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

SPORTS MEDIA EXPERIENCE

CONTRIBUTING WRITER – BBall Index

October 2018 – Present

  • Write game analysis articles for popular NBA blog, mostly covering the Chicago Bulls
  • Tasks include blogging, HTML, and search engine optimization 

CONTRIBUTING WRITER – FanSided, Hoops Habit

October 2016 – Present

  • Write game analysis articles for popular NBA blog, mostly covering the Portland Trail Blazers
  • Tasks include blogging, HTML, and search engine optimization 

CONTRIBUTING WRITER – SB Nation, Big East Coast Bias

July 2016 – Present

  • Write game previews, recaps, and feature articles for blog that covers Big East men’s basketball
  • Tasks include blogging, HTML, and search engine optimization

FOUNDER, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF – Simms Coliseum Media

June 2012 – Present

  • Produce multimedia editorial sports content for blogs, YouTube, and social media. Tasks include blogging, creative writing, audio/video editing, HTML, video live-streaming, and play-by-play announcing.SC Media Properties include:
    Simms Coliseum (2012-2015)
    Coliseum Sports Network (2013-2015; 2018-Present)
    Scenario Mode (2016)
    Crucial Baskets (2016-Present)

GENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORTER – WIUM 91.3/WIUW 89.5 FM

October 2012 – May 2014

  • Reported on issues and events specific to Western Illinois University for NPR affiliate.
  • Wrote and edited 30-second wraps that aired on local Morning Edition program, as well as several feature stories.
  • Produced select stories for station website.

BROADCASTER – Leatherneck Sports Network

November 2011 – May 2014

  • Radio voice of Western Illinois football (2013 season) and baseball (2013 and 2014 season)
  • Also called a TV softball doubleheader during 2013 Fall Season and color commentator for two TV football road games (2013 season)
  • TV Voice of Macomb High School girl’s basketball (2011-12 season)

RADIO HOST – WIUS 88.3 FM

September 2011 – May 2014

  • Worked as producer of sports talk shift in Fall 2013, organizing show content and running audio board.
  • Held early morning solo alternative radio shift in Fall 2011

 

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE

Driver Department Intern – SCR Medical Transportation Inc.

June 2010 – April 2012

  • Prepared and submitted driver volume analysis reports for paratransit Company.
  • Did reports remotely from August 2011 through end of tenure.
  • Served as interim Driver Department Secretary in August & September 2010.
  • Did various projects for finance, dispatch, human resources, and technology departments.

 

EDUCATION

Western Illinois University (’14) | Macomb, Illinois

Bachelor of Arts in Broadcasting, Sports concentration

Minor in Creative Writing

Honors: Dean’s List Fall 2011, Fall 2013, Spring 2014

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