DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS & EVENTS | UNITED WAY OF CENTRAL OKLAHOMA | APRIL 2022-PRESENT
Developed marketing and communication materials for the nonprofit’s social media platforms, website and affinity groups.
Wrote a myriad of stories about United Way’s Partner Agencies for Vital Signs, a research publication.
Crafted press releases and editorials.
Maintained relationships with Oklahoma, Canadian and Logan counties media outlets.
Planned and executed all United Way events.
Tracked social media growth and publicity.
NEWS EDITOR, STAFF WRITER | MUSTANG NEWS, YUKON REVIEW | AUGUST 2020-MARCH 2022
Created all the news content for the 10 to 12-page Mustang paper.
Wrote in-depths, including area homelessness; police use of force; inmates’ mental health services; pending homicides throughout Canadian County; water treatment and more.
Covered legislative, county commissioners, city council and school board meetings.
Took photos to accompany each story, updated social media pages and edited website content.
PROFESSIONAL MEDIA | UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL OKLAHOMA | 2020
of Arts: Professional Media
Creative Cloud applications and Final Cut
Canva and Constant Contact
The American Legion Department of Oklahoma Media Support Journalist of the Year - July 2022
Mustang American Legion Media Support Journalist of the Year - April 2022
OG&E 2020 Photo of the Year Winner - Yukon Review, Weekly Division
OG&E-Oklahoma Press Association Photo Contest Weekly Winner – Yukon Review, December 2020
UCO President’s Honor Roll – 2018-2020
OPA Second Place Feature Story - 2019-2020
Certificate of Top Pro-Media Capstone Student at UCO - 2020
UCO Mass Communication Outstanding News Editorial Award - 2020
UCO Mass Communication Print News Feature Award - 2020
UCentral News Award of All-Around Team Player – 2019
All-Oklahoma Academic Team - 2018
Oklahoma Collegiate Media Association Third Place Emerald Division Winner for Feature Writing – 2018
UCO Leaders of Tomorrow Outstanding Talent and Achievement in Academics, Leadership and Service – 2018
Certificate of Excellence for Best Feature Article for the 15th Street News – 2017-2018
Certificate of Excellence for the Best Human-Interest Article for the 15th Street News – 2017-2018
Certificate of Excellence for the Most Eager for the 15th Street News - 2017-2018
Rose State President’s Leadership Class Student of the Year – 2017-2018
Rose State Outstanding Service and Dedication as a Student Ambassador – 2016-2017
Canadian County Homeless Task Force Chairperson - February 2021-April 2022
Oklahoma City Festival of the Arts Chairperson - 2017
References available upon request
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