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.
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
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.
May 2014 - August 2014
Created daily press releases and other forms of media on a deadline.