Professional Experience

Golden West — Classic 107.1 FM
October 2016 - present
News announcer and reporter

Winnipeg Free Press
April 2016 - October 2016
Intern reporter

Corus Entertainment — 680 CJOB
December 2013 - March 2016
News anchor, reporter and producer

Postmedia Network — Calgary Herald
December 2015
City reporter intern (school work placement)

Golden West — Country 88.9 FM/The Eagle 93.5 FM
June 2012 - December 2013
News reporter and anchor

CBC Manitoba
May 2012 - May 2013
Outreach team member

Golden West — 1570 CKMW/The Eagle 93.5 FM
March 2008 - August 2011
Announcer and summer events coordinator

Education

Red River College
September 2014 - present
Creative Communications — Journalism major

The University of Winnipeg
September 2014 - present
Rhetoric, Writing and Communications (Joint degree with Red River College)

Skills

Writing

  • breaking news and feature stories
  • copy editing
  • deadline driven
  • familiar with Canadian Press style

Communication

  • active listener and contributor
  • works well in a team environment
  • remains calm in a fast-paced environment
  • excellent collaborator 

Software/Hardware

  • familiar with Windows and Mac operating systems
  • knowledgeable in social media tools, like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
  • proficient in shooting photo and video with DSLR cameras

Awards

Eric and Jack Wells Foundation Award
March 2015
Recognized for excellence in journalism for story about LGBTQ members of Mennonite churches.

Prairie Equity Scholarship
November 2015
One of two winners of the 2015 Prairie Equity Scholarship. The award was created in 2009 to address the shortage of broadcasters from under-represented groups, including women.  

Volunteer Experience

The Projector (Red River College student newspaper)
December 2014
News Editor Intern