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Work & Internships

Associated Press North Carolina Bureau, Raleigh, N.C.

Temporary Legislative Relief June – August 2015

Covered political and breaking news during the height of North Carolina’s summer budget session

Contributed to the coverage of the Charleston, S.C., church shooting with stories on the funerals of five of the victims published by news organizations around the world

Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, Pa.

Pennsylvania Desk Intern January – May 2015

Covered features, breaking and general news across four suburban counties of Southeastern Pennsylvania

McClatchy Newspapers Washington Bureau, Washington, D.C.

Summer Intern June – August 2014

Through a paid and highly competitive internship, wrote national and regional stories published throughout McClatchy’s wire service and chain of 29 newspapers serving more than 2 million weekly readers

Reported spot news from Congress, the Pentagon and the White House, as well as enterprise stories on national defense, trade and transportation

Philadelphia Daily News, Philadelphia, Pa.

City Desk Intern May – July 2013

Reported daily general assignment stories, updated crime information from city precincts, fact checked for senior reporters, photographed assignments

The Temple News, Philadelphia, Pa.

News Editor Sept. 2013 – May. 2014

Began as staff writer before moving up to assistant news editor and then news editor

Managed a team of writers to develop timely content focused on Temple’s urban campus

Freelance work appeared in the Associated Press in April 2015

Awards & Recognition

First place in ongoing news coverage “Coaching abuse, administrative neglect in Temple track & field,” at the 2015 Student Keystone Student Press Awards

Honorable mention in general news for “Student recovered alive from Willington after 17 hours,” at 2014 Keystone Student Press Awards

Eagle Scout, awarded in summer 2011


Temple University Bachelor of Arts, Class of 2015

Graduated cum laude from the School of Media and Communication with a dual major in journalism and political science

Studied abroad in Johannesburg, South Africa with an award-winning team of student journalists during the summer of 2013