Education

  • Elizabethtown College, Summa cum laude (4.0 GPA), B.A. Communications and Sociology/Anthropology,
    concentrations in Mass Communications and Sociology
  • Date of graduation, May 2017

Work Experience

Multimedia Journalist/Digital Media Producer for Lancaster Online (2016-present)

  • Write, edit, and anchor daily news updates
  • Develop story/show content, conduct on-camera interviews

Intern at WGAL (Fall 2016)

  • Shadow reporters, log sound and research stories

Teaching Assistant (2016-present)

  • Research Methods and Statistical Analysis course sequence at Elizabethtown College
  • Grade, edit papers, and assist with presentations

Intern at ABC27  (2015)

  • Shadow reporters, write stories, log sound, research stories, and conduct interview

ECTV40–Assistant News Director, Programming Director, Anchor (2013-2015)

  • Produce packages for biweekly newscast
  • Anchor biweekly newscast and entertainment show

WWEC88.3 Disc Jockey  (2013-2016)

  • Host a weekly radio show that is broadcast throughout the Elizabethtown community.

Resident Assistant (2015-2016)

  • Coordinate activities and assist students on the Simple Living floor.

Tutor for Learning Services (2014-2016)

  • Assist students with papers and projects within the disciplines of communications and sociology.

Student Lab Assistant at Elizabethtown College (2014-2016)

  • Sign out camera equipment and supervise students within the department.

IRB Teaching Assistant (2015-present)

  • Consult with students, faculty, and staff regarding Institutional Review Board applications and revisions.
  • Give classroom presentations on the IRB process..

Achievements

  • Points of Distinction Award (2017)
  • The Department of Communications Award for Student Excellence (2017)
  • Grand Prize Winner, Signature Learning Experiences Video Competition 
  • First Place Television Feature Package, Society for Collegiate Journalists (2016)
  • Eastern Sociological Society Poster Competition Winner (2017)
  • American Sociological Association Honors Program (2016)
  • PanHellenic Scholarship (2016)
  • PanHellenic Honor Society (2016)
  • Junior Communications Award (2016)
  • Junior Distinguished Student Award (2016)
  • Alpha Kappa Delta Sociology Honor Society (2016)
  • Society for Collegiate Journalists (2015)
  • Sophomore Distinguished Student Award (2015)
  • Leader on the Horizon Award (2015)
  • Betty Ann Kaylor Memorial Scholarship (2015)
  • Sophomore Communications Award (2015)
  • Dean’s List (2013-present)
  • Emergent Scholar, Elizabethtown College (2015)
  • First-Year Communications Award
  • Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society (2014-present)
  • Oratorical Festival Winner (2014)

Grants

  • SCARP, research on Work-Life Balance in News Media (Summer 2016)
  • Summer Enrichment Grant in the amount of $600 to participate in the American Sociological Association Honors Program.
  • ESS Travel Grant in the amount of $100 for travel to participate in the 2016 Annual Meeting.
  • Student Member Research Travel Grant to participate in Eastern Sociological Society’s Annual Meeting.

Professional Affiliations

  • Work and Family Researchers Network Student Member
  • American Sociological Association Student Member

Activities

  • Baccalaureate Speaker (2017) 
  • Editor and Producer, Elizabethtown College Faculty Workshop Videos (2016)
  • Student Forum Advisory Board member, American Sociological Association (2016-present)
  • Community-Based Research Project Teaching Assistant, Mindanao Peacebuilding Institute (2016-present)
  • Western Pennsylvania Conservancy Fallingwater Volunteer (2016-present)
  • Roundtable Presenter, Eastern Sociological Society, ‘Work-Family Spillover,’ (2017)
  • Poster Presenter, Eastern Sociological Society, ‘Work-Life Balance in Media Newsrooms,’ (2017)
  • Presenter, Landmark Summer Research Symposium, ‘Work-Life Balance in Media Newsrooms,’ (2016)
  • Alpha Kappa Delta Community-Based Research Project Public Relations Team Member. Fall 2015 Research Methods Class-Spring 2016 Statistical Analysis Class.
  • Mid-Atlantic Undergraduate Social Research Conference Planning Committee. Spring 2016. Member of Publicity Committee, Poster Discussant, Session Moderator Committee, and Undergraduate Mistress of Ceremonies.
  • Organized Toy Drive at Elizabethtown College (2015)
  • Member of Undergraduate Fellows in Servant Leadership
  • Web Content Provider for Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society (2014-2015)

Skills

  • Adobe Premiere
  • Adobe Audition
  • Pro Tools
  • Public Speaking
  • Social Media
  • Operate Studio and Hand Held Cameras
  • Broadcast News Writing
  • SPSS