WBBM-TV (CBS 2), Chicago, IL                                                                                                                          May 2016- present 

Reporter (Per Diem)

               ·         Fill-in reporter on all weekday shifts. Permanent fill-in on weekend mornings. Often lead newscasts at any hour. 

               ·         Develop stories for live hits each half hour by finding new interviews, confirming facts, re-writing scripts

               ·        Facebook Live daily (in addition to other social media usage). Posts generate thousands of views. 

               ·         Flexible and reliable for breaking news coverage including large protests and sports games

WTIC-TV (FOX 61), Hartford, CT                                                                                                                 April 2014- April 2016 

Reporter/Fill-In Anchor

               ·         Daily live shots, most in field for 4p, 5p, 10p, 11p shows. Stories on more than one topic a night not uncommon

               ·         Permanent fill-in anchor (solo) for 3-hour weekend morning show. On desk from May 2015 -March 2016.      

               ·         Often in Top 10 on FOX 61's social media engagement report. Promote news on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.

               ·         Go-to reporter for all things American Idol incl. exclusive interviews and live reports from Los Angeles

WPTZ/WNNE-TV, Burlington, VT                                                                                                                   Oct. 2011-April 2014  Video Journalist/Reporter

·         Solo-shot, wrote, interviewed and edited a package and multiple VOSOTs each shift. Filed in field via FTP 

·         Broke stories through sources developed in state/city government, court system, area hospitals, police dpts. 

·         Appeared live nightly with top story in three-state market

·         Created, managed story follow-up system for newsroom

·         Posted articles, videos, photos to web daily. Shared/teased content via social media

WCIU-TV—“YOU & ME THIS MORNING,” Chicago, Illinois                                                                 March 2011-Oct. 2011

Associate Producer (Field/Live/Content)

·         Planned, shot, wrote, produced and edited multiple weekly segments for news/talk/entertainment show

·        Created, managed show’s social media presence on Facebook and Twitter

·        Booked guests for live appearances, taped pieces

WLNS-TV 6, Lansing, Michigan                                                                                                                     Jan. 2011 -March 2011   General Assignment Reporter

                 ·       Reported, wrote and self-edited packages and VOSOTs as on-air intern

·         Fronted live shots in the field and in the studio

                ·        Covered breaking news, local news, political news, educational news, etc.

BIG TEN NETWORK —“NEWS AT NORTHWESTERN,” Evanston, Illinois                                          Sept. 2009-Dec. 2010


            ·         Introduced, voiced long-form pieces for five shows that appeared on national television multiple time

               ·         Chosen to represent Northwestern University as one of two student anchors 


NORTHWESTERN NEWS NETWORK, Evanston, Illinoi                                                                         April 2008-Dec. 2010 Producer/Anchor/Reporter/Assignment Editor

·      Oversaw show creation as­­­­­ member of Executive Board, producer and anchor of College Emmy award-winning newscasts

·      Mentored and trained staff in the areas of editing, broadcast writing and reporting

·      Produced VOSOTs, packages regularly, reported on new trends and used data in simple, visual ways

·      Fronted live lead-ins to top stories and national news during broadcasts

ABC NEWS—“GOOD MORNING AMERICA, New York, New York                                                       June 2010-Sept. 2010  Booking/Field and Series Intern 

·         Only intern charged with co-booking and co-producing a segment, aired as a hit two-day special

·         Pitched numerous audience-appropriate segment ideas for national air

TIME OUT CHICAGO, Chicago, Illinois                                                                                                         Jan. 2010-June 2010  Campus Ambassador (Marketing)

·         Personally generated campus survey to better understand audience and preferences

·         Used survey to suggest marketing solutions to grow a city-based product in a suburban area

·         Developed strategies to market publication on campus level

 WGN RADIO 720AM, Chicago, Illinois                                                                                                         Sept. 2009-Dec. 2009  Newsroom/Digital Content Intern                                                                                                                                                

·      Advised the redesign of to attract younger listeners which later contributed to increased web traffic

·      Covered protests on the streets of Chicago, wrote audience-appropriate stories

·      Continuously updated website with breaking news, focusing on on-demand news strategy

WNEP-TV 16, Scranton, Pennsylvania                                                                                                              June 2009- Aug. 2009

News Reporting Intern

               ·      Trusted as an intern to go on assignment with photographer in place of absent reporter

·      Developed understanding of stories on a range of subjects in more than a dozen Northeast PA counties

·      Produced numerous pieces on the budget impasse, labor protests, child abuse, house explosions, etc.


EDITING: Adobe Premiere, Avid, Edius, Audacity, Final Cut Pro

WRITING/WEB: ENPS, iNews, Content Management Systems, Twitter, Google Plus, Anvato, Word Press, Opus, Facebook

SHOOTING: Panasonic P2, SD, Mini DV

OTHER: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Periscope, Meerkat



Northwestern UniversityEvanston, Illinois

Bachelor of Science in Journalism and in Political Science received in March 2011 with Cum Laude Honors


               -        Honors, Reporting, The Chicago/Midwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences

               -       1st Place, Newscast, The Chicago/Midwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences