University of Mount Union, Alliance, OH—Bachelor’s Degree in Writing and French, 2019.
Southern State Community College, Hillsboro, OH—Associate’s of the Arts, 2015. Graduated Cum Laude.
Edward Lee McClain High School, Greenfield, OH—High School Diploma, 2015. Graduated ninth with honors.
WRITING AND BLOGGING EXPERIENCE
Editorial Intern for Cleveland Magazine, Cleveland, OH—Aug. 28, 2017 – Jan. 2, 2018
Fact-checked various articles, conducted interviews, authored articles on a deadline. Writing for Cleveland Magazine, in addition to introducing me to the environment and pace of a regional magazine, vastly improved my time-management skills and confirmed that I can, in fact, work on a tight deadline.
Travel Blogger for Anderson Coach and Travel — Dec. 31, 2016 – Apr. 2017
Traveled to New York City, Washington DC, and Virginia Beach, writing about my adventures along the way.
Book Reviewer/Interviewer for Alternating Current Press’s The Coil—Feb. 1, 2018 – present
Reviewed various books and interviewed authors for Alternating Current Press’s literary magazine, The Coil.
The Lala, remote—January 2016 – present
An online magazine aimed at college women. I learned how to write for a specific audience, albeit one that I identified with.
The Life and Times of a 21-Year-Old Sometimes-Poet—December 21, 2016 – present
Curated personal website. Went on adventures. Experimented.
Blogger for BookRenter—May 16, 2016 – Sept. 20, 2016
Wrote monthly blog posts for BookRenter for an audience of college students. These posts appeared both on BookRenter’s blog—which has since been removed—and their Facebook page.
Copy Editor for HIV on TV: Popular Culture’s Epidemic by Dr. Malynnda Johnson—2017
Worked with the author to clarify and prepare her work before it was sent to her publishers. Paid in sushi.
Authored a review on Carrielynn Reinhard and Christopher Olson’s book, Making Sense of Cinema: Empirical Studies into Film Spectators and Spectatorship.
University of Miami’s Mangrove Journal—Fall 2017
Hiram University’s Echo Student Literary Contest—Spring 2017
Publication. “The Road the Bus Driver Knows,” From the Desk of a Neutron Star,” and “A Sign from the Gods of Adulthood” (poetry—honorable mention) and “Mummy Attacks Small Town (Or Something Like That)” (creative nonfiction—third place).
The University of Mount Union’s Calliope—Spring 2017
Publication. “That Time I Had to Be Stabbed to Learn a Lesson” (creative nonfiction—third place).
Hiram University’s Echo Student Literary Contest—Spring 2016
The University of Mount Union’s Calliope—Spring 2016
The University of Mount Union’s Agora—Fall 2015
Publication. “The Niwi” (short story) and “Flightless Bird: Icarus” (song parody).
NYC Midnight Flash Fiction Contest—July 2016 – January 2017
An international contest in which participants have roughly 48 hours to write a 1,000 word story based on a prompt. The contest began with around 2,100 participants. I placed third in my group in challenge one, twelfth in challenge two, first in challenge three, and was a finalist in challenge four (top 48).
Southern State Community College’s Spring Writing Contest—Spring 2015
“Words on a Snowy Afternoon” (poetry—second place).
Radio Host for WRMU 91.1, University of Mount Union—Jan. 15, 2018 – present
Reported the news and weather.
Host of The Scully Hour (a podcast)—Jan. 8, 2018 – present
Hosted, produced, and edited a podcast that focused on and analyzed bigfoot folklore.
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCE
Help Desk Analyst Intern, R&L Carriers, Wilmington, OH— May 30, 2016 – Dec. 20, 2016
Worked with customers as well as fellow R&L employees to solve problems as quickly and efficiently as possible. Answered phones. Occasionally helped set up hardware.
Digital, Written, and Oral Communication (DWOC) Studio Pre-Practice Intern and Technology Coordinator and Writing Consultant, University of Mount Union, Alliance, OH— Jan. 2016 – present
Jan. 2016 – May 2016
- Special projects involving brainstorming ideas to inform students about the softwares and technologies available to them, observed consultants, training in the conduct of DWOC consultants.
Aug. 17, 2016 – present
- Worked on special projects, including marketing the DWOC’s multimedia production lab, technology, and software to students. DWOC consultants also go through a training class.
PRESENTATIONS AND CONFERENCES
East Central Writing Centers Association (ECWCA) Conference hosted at University of Mount Union, Alliance, OH— Mar. 3 – 5, 2016
Helped organize and run the conference hosted at the University of Mount Union, provided technical support, presented in a roundtable discussion.
Presentation on Multimodal Assignments for Faculty Members, University of Mount Union, Alliance, OH— May 11, 2016
Worked on a team to develop rubrics and gather and present information on technologies, softwares, and other resources available at the University of Mount Union in order to demonstrate simple ways for professors to make assignments collaborative and/or multimodal. One of my speaking assignments was used as an example for how instructors could assign multimodal speaking projects.