CV

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writer. photographer. human.

Experience

Manatee County government/environment reporter, Bradenton Herald

Bradenton, Florida
  • Chronicling Manatee County, its government and pressing current events such as the opioid epidemic, hurricane response and various environmental issues.
  • Shooting photos and videos to accompany coverage.
August 2017 to present

Online/environment reporter, Bradenton Herald

Bradenton, Florida
  • Covered breaking news and environmental stories in Manatee and Sarasota counties
  • Wrote stories, shot photos and took video
     May 2016 to August 2017

English Language Assistant, Department of Ainse

Saint Quentin, France
  • Taught English to 16 classes, aged 5-11 in three primary schools
  • Incorporated cultural exchanges into lessons
October 2015 to April 2016

Staff photographer and blogger, The Independent Florida Alligator

Gainesville, Florida
 January 2015 to May 2015

Editorial Intern, University Press of Florida                                               

Gainesville, Florida
  • Copyedited and proofread manuscripts and abstracts
  • Assisted with office organization
May 2014 to August 2014

Photojournalism Intern, JapanTravel.com 

Tokyo, Japan
June 2013 to July 2013

Editorial Intern, SRQ Magazine

Sarasota, Florida
  • Wrote articles for the magazine and its e-newsletter
  • Interviewed local businesses, people and organizations
May 2012 to Aug 2012

Skills and Awards

Language: French (conversational), Spanish (basic)

Technical: Photography (Nikon D810), Videography (Final Cut Pro, iMovie), Mac and PC, Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), Social media management (Twitter, Instagram, blogs, YouTube, Vimeo, Facebook, Pinterest, Google+)

 

2017 Sunshine State Awards, Florida chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists
Third Place: Non-Deadline News Reporting for a small publication, “Manatee County, Heroin capital of Florida”

2017 Florida Press Club Awards
Finalist: “Environmental News,” “Health News” and “That is so … Florida” categories

 


Education

Bachelor of Science in Journalism

University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
Minors: Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, French and English

August 2011-May 2015

Study Abroad UF in Kenya Field Program

Designed and conducted ecological experiments in Laikipia, Kenya; studied human-wildlife interactions

May 2013

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