Experience

THE BALTIMORE SUN

Baltimore, Maryland

Director/audience and analytics

feb 2019 – present

leads efforts to better understand audience data and trends to enhance the sun's digital products, working with teams to move in real time to increase digital subscriptions and audience by leveraging editorial innovation with The Sun's journalism.
works closely with the emerging news desk on breaking news initiatives, and the audience, data and interactives teams to produce compelling work catered to each of our digital products and audiences.

Senior editor/analytics and digital products

aug 2017 – feb 2019

oversaw initiatives, strategy, optimization and development on our digital products, including our websites, e-newspaper, apps, newsletters, push and email alerts.

Breaking news editor + social media producer

june 2015 – aug 2017

led a team of breaking news reporters for early morning news and audience-driven content with an eye for optimizing content and story structure for search engines, social media and mobile app consumption. also coordinated live blogs and live coverage.

Social media producer

oct 2013 – june 2015

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, COLLEGE PARK

College Park, Maryland

Adjunct professor, interactive design and development

fall 2019-present

Teaching senior-level students to learn digital news production and multimedia storytelling, seo, data visualization, web/mobile design principles, photo editing, analytics and the ethical implications unique to publishing in a 24/7 digital environment, anchored around teaching students principles of html and css.

THE (HANOVER) EVENING SUN

Hanover, Pennsylvania

Assistant managing editor for digital

march 2013 – oct 2013

oversaw and coordinated digital news strategy, digital reporting workflow and news gathering efforts, and developed tools and workflows to enhance audience engagement including photo galleries, related links/curation widgets, live blogging and event coverage strategies, daily social media programming and reporter/mobile-produced video.

Night metro editor, entertainment editor

june 2012 – march 2013

managed a team of features freelance writers for niche community flipside and flipsidepa.Com and oversaw the night news desk, print publication budgets and editorial calendars.
organized/produced web content and curated regional news stories of interest for york daily record/sunday news, lebanon daily news and (chambersburg) public opinion.

DALLAS MORNING NEWS and dallasnews.com

Dallas, Texas

Police and breaking news reporter

aug 2011 – dec 2011


AMARILLO MAGAZINE

Amarillo, Texas

Features, design + web production intern

may 2011 – august 2011

Education

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS

Denton, Texas

Ba journalism – news/editorial: photojournalism

2009-2012