Work
UCentral News at The University of Central Oklahoma - Reporter; Social Media Anchor, June 2019 to present
The Vista at The University of Central Oklahoma - Reporter; Copy Editor, June 2019  to present
Citizen Potawatomi Nation - Player's Club Representative; Marketing Host; Executive Casino Host, August 2016 to present
The 15th Street News & The 6420 at Rose State College - Staff Writer; Photographer; Circulation Manager & Artistic Director, January 2017 - May 2018
Pegasus Literary Journal at Rose State College - Cover Design & Layout Team, February/March 2018
The Collegian at Houston Baptist University  - Staff Writer & Religion Editor, September 2007 - March 2008
Skills
Software Proficiency in:  Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, AVID Media Composer, Wix, Weebly, Google Apps, Final Cut Pro
Basic spoken and written understanding of Spanish
Awards and Achievements
Individual:
Oklahoma Collegiate Media Association - Journalist of the Year - 2020
Best Non-News Documentary - UCO Pro Media Awards - 2020
Best Data/Investigative Journalism Story - UCO Pro Media Awards - 2020
PriceLang Scholarship for Communications Excellence - 2019
Reba Collins Endowed Scholarship for Print Journalism - 2019
Jill Kelsey Outstanding Public Relations Student Award- 2019
1st Place - General News Writing, Editorial Writing - Emerald Division, 2019, Oklahoma Collegiate Media Association
2nd Place - Magazine Feature Writing - 2019, Oklahoma Collegiate Media Association
2nd Place - Editorial Writing - Emerald Division, 2018, Oklahoma Collegiate Media Association
3rd Place - General News Writing - Emerald Division, 2018, Oklahoma Collegiate Media Association
Humanities Division Student of the Year, 2017-2018, Rose State College
7 photographs selected by curators for gallery exhibition - 2018, OKContemporary
Best overall Photography- 15th Street News, 2017-2018, voted by staff
Best Feature Photo - 15th Street News, 2017-2018, voted by staff
Best In-Depth Article - 15th Street News, 2017-2018, voted by staff
Excellence in Photography - Rose State College, 2017-2018, selected by professor
Publications:
1st Place - Overall Layout, 15th Street News - Emerald Division, 2018 & 2019, Oklahoma Collegiate Media Association
1st Place - Front Page Design, 15th Street News - Emerald Division, 2018 & 2019, Oklahoma Collegiate Media Association
1st Place - Interior Page Design, 15th Street News - Emerald Division, 2018 & 2019, Oklahoma Collegiate Media Association
2nd Place - Magazine, The 6420 - 2019, Oklahoma Collegiate Media Association​​​​​​​
Education
Rose State College, May 2018 - 
                                                 AA, Mass Communication
University of Central Oklahoma, Dec. 2020 -
                                                 BA, Professional Media
                                                 BA, Strategic Communications

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