About me

You will find my work and education experience below but it comes down to this: I want to make the community around me a better place and I will do what it takes to get that done. I am a dedicated storyteller that uses creativity and drive to complete projects. I am a manager that coaches a team to reveal beauty, truth, and light to the world.

Work​
experience​
Oshi Health: Writer
July 2019 - Present

I’m a freelance writer who provides various articles for Oshi Health’s IBD Tracking App

  • Networking and searching for local and national stories

  • Research skills in healthcare, science, and history

CVS Shepherdville: Pharmacy Tech
September 2019 - Present

In dedication to helping my community, I work in the retail and pharmacy department at the CVS in Shepherdsville, KY.

  • Customer service while handling multiple tasks in the store

  • Solving complex problems for customers/patients

  • Basic retail skills  

WPSD-TV: Paducah, KY
Evolving Media & Content Manager

​2017 - 2019

As WPSD’s first digital media executive producer, I lead a small team of web editors and mentored reporters and anchors.

  • Created a social media strategy

  • Rebuilt and launched a new website

  • Won 2017 Best Digital Content by Kentucky Associated Press Broadcasters

  • Increased website views by 100,000+ depending on the month

WPSD-TV: Paducah, KY
Newscast Producer

​2010 - 2017

Every day, I researched, wrote & edited a daily newscast that involved several reporters & stories. I started in a weekend position & was promoted to various positions over the years, including the 5 p.m. newscast Monday - Friday.

  • Lead a reboot of the 5 p.m. newscast

  • Built relationships with other PR

 

WEEK/WAOE/WHOI: Peoria, IL
Newscast Producer
​2007 - 2010

I was first hired as a part-time director in college and worked up to a daily newscast producer. 

  • Perfected aspects of broadcast (studio, video editing, writing)

  • Developed skills in social and digital media

Skills
  • DIGITAL STRATEGY

  • CONTENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS (CMS)

  • WRITING

  • SMALL GROUP MANAGEMENT

  • COMMUNITY RELATIONS

  • PHOTOSHOP

  • WORDPRESS

  • PHOTOGRAPHY

  • MEDIA PRODUCTION/BROADCAST

  • WRITING

  • HTML

  • NEW MEDIA

  • PARTNER & VENDOR MANAGEMENT

  • NEWSLETTER DESIGN

  • ENPS

  • EDIUS

  • TECHNOLOGY

Education
Bradley University- Peoria, IL

​2005-2008

I graduated in 3.5 years while working to achieve a Bachelor of Science in with a major in Electronic Media along with minors in Philosophy and Religious Studies

References

Juliana Valencia                    Reporter for NBC Washington & Telemundo 44                 615-525-3150

Kristen Weiss Sanders           Adjunct Instructor at Dalton State                                    315-794-9451

Amanda Roberts                    News Reporter for WVUE FOX 8                                         615-336-3439

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