Reporter-Editor, CBC Kitchener-Waterloo, February 2014 — Present
- Pitches and reports on local and provincial news stories for CBC Radio One and CBC.ca.
Associate Producer, CBC Kitchener-Waterloo, January 2013 — February 2014
- Produces segments for Radio One morning show The Morning Edition.
- Writes for website and produces online features.
Columnist and Reporter, Metro News London, March 2011 — present
- Writes and researches a weekly arts and culture column.
- Reports on local news in a daily newsroom environment.
Freelance Reporter, The Current – CBC Radio News, January 2012
- Conducted interviews and gathered tape for lead segment on news and current affairs broadcast.
- Conducted story research and used characters to create a scene.
Freelance Editorial Assistant, Al-Jazeera English, August 2011
- Helped to produce television news segments for AJE’s Washington bureau.
- Conducted and transcribed interviews, assisted in setting up shots and completed background research for shoots.
Teaching Assistant, The University of Western Ontario, May 2011 — August 2011
- Edited student work for on-air radio broadcasts.
- Assisted students with completing assignments, navigating media software and operating in a print, television and radio studio setting.
- Graded reports and assignments.
Intern Reporter, The London Free Press, September 2010 — April 2011
- Found and wrote local stories for the city desk.
- Pitched stories to the city editor.
Intern Producer, The Current – CBC Radio News, January 2011
- Pitched story ideas, prepared script, conducted pre-interviews and booked guests for the show.
- Conducted research and compiled background on stories.
- Captured sound in the field and edited using Dalet Plus audio editing system.
Producer, Rogers TV, October 2010 — January 2011
- Hosted a weekly half-hour current affairs program London Under 30 focusing on youth in London, Ontario.
- Researched and reported weekly segments for the program.
- Filmed, edited and reported on issues affecting young people in London.
Reporter, Communications Western, October 2010 — December 2010
- Researched and reported on campus news in a weekly podcast.
- Edited and assembled the program for the web.
- Wrote articles and profiles on University subject matter.
Radio Host, CHRW 94.9, September 2009 — Aug. 2010
- Hosted a weekly music program featuring Canadian artists and local events.
- Researched and produced features on Canadian artists and musicians for live to air and pre-taped programs.
- Conducted interviews with artists in studio.
Master of Arts in Journalism, The University of Western Ontario, April 2011
- Specialized in print and online journalism.
Bachelor of Arts with Honours, The University of Western Ontario, June 2010
- Honours specialization in Media, Information and Technoculture with a minor in Political Science
- Produces clean CP style copy.
- Trained in story research and production.
- Comfortable with editing audio, video and print.
- Publishes and shoots photographs on DSLR camera.
- Taken courses in research methods and online journalism.
- Proficient with Adobe Audition, iNews, Avid Editing Suite, Dalet Plus audio editing and Photoshop CS4.