Resume / CV

Experience

Dow Jones — New York, New York
September 2013 – Present
Data Developer
Member of The Wall Street Journal’s interactive graphics team. Responsible for data wrangling and developing custom visualizations.
Patch — New York, New York
January 2013 – August 2013
Data Journalism Intern
Full-time intern responsible for developing and deploying data journalism projects across Patch’s 900+ hyperlocal news websites.
City University of New York — New York, New York
Fall 2012
Teaching Assistant
Assisted industry professionals and fellow students with data visualization projects. Helped colleagues brainstorm data-driven stories, obtain and clean data, understand appropriate mashups and comparisons, and design user interfaces.
The Local — Brooklyn, New York
Fall 2011
Transportation Beat Reporter
Wrote stories and contributed photography on a variety of subjects to hyperlocal blog, working with classmates at the City University of New York and editors at The New York Times.
KRWG-TV’s News22Las Cruces, New Mexico
Spring 2009 to Spring 2011
Lead Reporter (Spring 2011)
Supervised a team of reporters and photographers producing breaking stories. Reported on-air.
Anchor/Producer (Fall 2010)
Created a prime-time newscast by working with reporters, co-anchors and an executive producer.
Assignments Editor (Spring 2010)
Coordinated the news agenda. Produced a 15-second spot to promote viewer interaction.
Reporter/Photographer (Spring and Fall 2009)
Found, shot, wrote, and edited stories three days a week while a full-time student. Developed a web-based show-and-script archive.

Education

Master of Arts in Journalism, December 2012
City University Of New York Graduate School of Journalism, New York, New York

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, minor in Business Information Systems, May 2011
New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico

Skills

  • Data research and acquisition: Freedom of Information Act requests and web scraping
  • Data analysis: Python, Ruby, SQL, Google Refine, Excel, Access, CartoDB and ArcView
  • Data presentation using Javascript, Fusion Tables, Google Maps API, Tableau, Tumult Hype,
    Adobe Illustrator, Excel charts, and WordPress and other content management systems
  • Video editing: Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere
  • Professional ENG equipment: field cameras, Marantz recorders, microphones, lighting
  • Computer systems: content management systems, troubleshooting (CompTIA A+ certified)