Selective Resume

Relevant Experience: 

  • Reporter at Roseville Press-Tribune and Placer Herald // November 2016 – present, Roseville, CA
  • Part-Time English/Writing Tutor at Varsity Tutors // November 2016  – present, Sacramento, CA
  • Interim Communications Coordinator at the University of Michigan Biological Station // June – September 2016, Pellston MI
  • Science Writer at The Portland State Vanguard // March – June 2016,  Portland OR
  • Graduate Student Instructor at the University of Michigan Biological Station // June-August 2015, Pellston MI
    • Environmental Writing & Great Lakes Literature (ENG 329 / ENVIRON 329)
  • Graduate Assistant at Portland State University // Sept. 2014 – June 2016, Portland OR
    • Intro College Composition (WR 115), College Composition (WR 121), Intro Creative Nonfiction (WR 214)
    • Writing Center Consultant
  • Writing Intern at NMU Communications & Marketing // Aug. 2011 – Dec. 2013, Marquette MI
  • Sports Writer at The North Wind // Aug. 2010 – Jan. 2011, Marquette MI

Education:

  • Portland State University, Master of Fine Arts // June 2016,  Portland OR
    • Creative Nonfiction
    • Advisor: Michael McGregor
    • GPA: 3.98
  • Northern Michigan University, Bachelor of Science // Dec. 2013, Marquette MI
    • English Writing, minor: Environmental Studies
    • Graduated Summa Cum Laude (GPA: 3.88)

Awards: 

  • Tom Bates Fellowship in Reporting for “New Comics Day.” Portland State University, May 9, 2016.
  • First Place, Original Fiction for “The Law of Motion.” Sigma Tau Delta International Convention, March 2013.

Freelance: 

  • Edited Intersection Point by Becca Boss (medium-level copyedits with developmental queries).
  • Byline has appeared in GADFLY Online, Traverse, Horizons, The North Wind and The Douglas Lake Report. 

Volunteer: 

  • Portland State MFA promotion at Wordstock 2015 – Portland State University
  • Nonfiction reader, The Portland Review (Sept. 2015 – Sept. 2016) – Portland State University
  • Copyeditor, The Lightkeeper (Sept. 2013 – Dec. 2013) – Northern Michigan University

Other Work:

  • Middle school workshop leader at Oregon Writing Festival 2015 & 2016 – Portland, OR

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