The Des Moines Register, general assignment reporter
October 2011 – present
- Report and write breaking news and enterprise stories for web and print.
- Report using multimedia tools including live blogging, Twitter and videos.
- Cover City of Waukee for weekly “zones” coverage.
City of Ankeny, public relations intern
May 2011 – August 2011
- Write and edit press releases on city events and news.
- Brand the city’s YouTube page by creating public service announcements.
- Contribute photographs to the city’s Facebook page.
- Measure media mentions for the city.
Simpson College, office of marketing and public relations
August 2010 – September 2011
- Develop multiple written and video stories weekly.
- Post and disseminate stories through various sites and social media.
- Promote the Simpson experience to current and prospective students.