Resume

Education

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  • Master of Science in Journalism (2017-2019)
  • Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Communications and News-Editorial Journalism (2014-2017)
    • Minor: Food and Environmental Systems

Experience

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory | Public Affairs Specialist (2019-present)

Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology | Science Writer (2017-2019)

  • Reported on research in genomics
  • Communicated scientific research to the public
  • Edited and proofread annual report and magazine

The Daily Illini | Staff Writer (2015-2017)

  • Was a member of the paper’s first longform reporting team
  • Covered the campus science and technology beat
  • Pitched story ideas at weekly staff meetings

Technograph | Staff Writer (2015-2017)

  • Wrote articles for the engineering magazine at the University of Illinois
  • Pitched story ideas about campus research news

Department of Industrial & Enterprise Systems Engineering (University of Illinois)| Lead Communications Writer (2014-2017)

  • Wrote articles on engineering research for department communications
  • Edited and proofread annual report

Global Change Biology | Communications Intern (2015-2017)

  • Managed social media for two scientific journals
  • Produced podcasts for Global Change Biology’s sister journal, GCB-Bioenergy

Chicago Inno | Editorial Intern, AgTech Innovation (Summer 2016)

  • Wrote articles about agriculture technology and science
  • Created a beat focused on Chicago agtech and urban farming

News-Progress (Sullivan, IL) | Reporter (2012-2014)

  • Reported on community events, business openings, education, and sports