THE Dallas Morning News
On the audience team at The Dallas Morning News, I balanced many different roles, including homepage management, daily newsletters and push notifications, and posting to dozens of social channels. As an intern with the team, I took ownership of our visual social strategy, using my photojournalism and design background to revamp our post templates and design standards. I also experimented with new formats like Instagram quizzes and behind-the-scenes TikToks, and I contributed research and expertise to a cross-departmental video strategy playbook.
THE ONE NEWSROOM
(Vox Magazine / Columbia Missourian / KBIA 91.3 / KOMU 8)
The University of Missouri's One Newsroom is pioneering the concept of a converged newsroom, where television, radio, newspaper, magazine, and business-focused digital news staffs can collaborate and cross-publish with ease. I've worn many hats in the One Newsroom over the last three years, including the social media and digital production teams at Vox Magazine, the Columbia Missourian, KBIA 91.3 (NPR), and KOMU 8 (NBC). Learning to adapt to each outlet's style and strategy has allowed me to learn new skills and keep existing ones fresh.
Missouri Photo Workshop
MPW is the longest-running photo workshop in the world. Each year, dozens of photographers and editors converge on a small town in Missouri and have a week to find, photograph, and edit their own photo stories. I've managed the workshop's social media presence alongside Jennifer Mosbrucker for two years during remote and in-person sessions. I spearheaded our social video efforts, working with participants and faculty to bring us into the world of TikTok.
I interned on the production desk at POLITICO Europe during the 2019 European commissioner hearings and at the height of Brexit negotiations. I ran our Twitter and Facebook accounts, using spreadsheets to track daily and long-term social media strategy. I also made social-first breaking news graphics for events like the sentencings of Catalan separatists. All images I posted to the social channels came equipped with alt text, a practice I introduced to the production team.