DIGITAL REPORTER/WEB PRODUCER June 2021-Present
Fox 2/KPLR 11 is a television station in St. Louis. As a web producer and digital reporter, I post stories and videos to Fox 2's website and social media that were aired during a news broadcast. I edit on-air reporters' scripts and transform them into stories for the website. I livestream breaking news, press events and regular news segments to Facebook and the website. I additionally write 3-5 news and feature stories on a daily basis for online, as well as develop original story ideas.
FREELANCER Nov. 2020-May2021
West Newsmagazine is a bimonthly publication where I wrote a minimum of four news stories per month.
As a freelancer, I attended city meetings for Town & Country and Ellisville municipalities and I reported on significant agenda items from those meetings.
EDITOR May 2017-Jan. 2020
The Missourian is a biweekly paper, where I wrote seven to 10 news and feature stories, and published numerous original photos on a weekly basis.
As the St. Clair editor, I attended city, school and county meetings, as well as community events. Most of the people I interviewed were prominent members of the city and Franklin County communities.
For each paper, I assisted a page designer with designing the section. Together, we placed my stories and photos to fill three pages. I also proofread copy before it went to print. Deadline was always met.
I wrote a weekly column about a variety of local and national topics. I won first place in the National Newspaper Association contest for my column about National Walkout Day. I also won other awards for my news stories and photos from the Missouri Press Association.
Not only did I write stories and capture photos for print, but I also posted them online and to social media platforms.
In addition to my regular duties, I provided interesting stories about senior residents for the monthly Senior Life Times publication.
Most of my time was spent working independently, however, I enjoyed working in collaboration with my colleagues.