Albany Times Union

Newsroom Intern

  • Created daily press releases and other forms of media on a deadline.
  • Produced talking points for speeches
  • Took account of errors on county website
  • Produced documents for speeches and ceremonies

About Me

  • Published articles on a deadline, often within a span of hours
  • Developed skills in interviewing subjects
  • Used Digital Technology International system to publish articles 
  • Contributed articles and photos

August 2015 - December 2015

​I am currently a writer covering the Helderberg Hilltowns west of Albany, NY, for the local weekly The Altamont Enterprise. I received my bachelor's in journalism at the University at Albany. During my career and education in journalism I have found myself photographing for various organizations, interning in public relations and the newsroom, and writing articles ranging from local bands to innovations in science.

May 2016 - Present

May 2014 - August 2014

  • Developed skills in AP style writing and writing on a deadline.
  • Learned skills in photoshop, Adobe Indesign, and some coding.
  • Developed skills in video and audio editing and photography.
  • Contributed articles and photos to the Albany Student Press, an independent student newspaper.

January 2016 - May 2016


Newsroom Intern

telling many stories:

  • Wrote press releases, newsletters, and membership letters for a grassroots organization.
  • Contacted local media.
  • Created and presented radio advertisements.
  • Ran Twitter account.
  • Contributed to Facebook account and member emails.
  • Created posters and signs.
  • Photographed events and interviewed performers and directors.

June 2015 - August 2015

Valatie Community Theatre

Public Relations Intern

August 2013 - May 2016

  • Converted and uploaded audio story packages to the DAD system for broadcasts
  • Recorded and edited commentators' audio essays
  • Learned how to edit in Adobe Audition
  • Conducted interviews and research on a scheduled cleanup of the Hudson River for a story package
  • Recorded audio in studio or via a Marantz recorder to create a story package
  • Write multiple in-depth stories on a weekly basis.
  • Write obituaries, shorts, and create picture pages.
  • Cover meetings for several towns, committees, and a school district.
  • Copy edit other articles, editorials, and letters to the editor.
  • Develop a rapport with communities and individuals in communities to obtain first-hand information.
  • Conduct in-depth research on a subject, often expanding a story about one incident to connect with a broader issue.
  • Broadcast meetings and events on lifestream and utilize social media to showcase stories.

University At Albany

Bachelor's in Journalism