Admit it: You are impressed by the appropriately accented e’s on the header of this page. I had to go all the way to the Wikipedia article to get them. This page offers a brief look at my work experience and career highlights.

Journalism Experience
Reporter for the Woodburn Independent | April 2014 – present
Freelance Reporter for Pamplin Media Group | August 2013 – April 2014
Freelance Reporter/Photographer for The Oregonian | December 2012 – April 2014
Reporter for The Newberg Graphic (Newberg, Ore.) | July 2012 – August 2013
Staff Writer/Photographer for the Branson Tri-Lakes News (Branson, Mo.) | December 2010 – May 2012
Opinion Editor, Staff Columnist, Beat and Freelance Writer for The Maine Campus (Orono, Maine) | October 2006 – May 2010
Editor in Chief, Design Manager, Founder of Doulos Magazine (Orono, Maine) | October 2007 – May 2010
Staff Writer/Photographer for LA Now (Lee, Maine) | September 2007 – April 2009

General Work Experience
Reservationist for Cedar Bay Entertainment LLC (Branson, Mo.) | September 2010 – December 2010
Alcohol and Drug Counseling Aide for Manna Inc. (Bangor, Maine) | October 2008 – April 2010
Dorm Parent for Lee Academy (Lee, Maine) | August 2008 – April 2009
Server for Ruby Tuesday (Bangor, Maine) | April 2007 – September 2008
Counselor for Canby Grove Summer Camps (Canby, Ore.) | Summer, 2008 and 2009
Manager for University of Maine Men’s Basketball Team | October 2006 – March 2007

Awards and Career Highlights
Best News Story, 2013 | Missouri Press Association
Outstanding Young Journalist of the Year Award of Merit, 2012 | Missouri Press Association
Best News Story, 2012 (co-author) | Missouri Press Association
Broke a news story in November 2011 that was picked up by CNN, AP and hundreds of other media
Brooks Hamilton Spirit of Excellence Award, 2010 | University of Maine
Steve Grady Award for Opinion Writing, 2009 | University of Maine
Leadership Award for Living Faith and Spirituality, 2008 | University of Maine
Journey into Writing finalist, 2005 | Maine Community College System

University of Maine (Orono, Maine) | Bachelor of the Arts in Journalism, 2010 (Graduate with Honors, magna cum laude)


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