I bring a copy editor’s eye to my role as a digital producer at The Dallas Morning News. I started as a copy editing intern at The News in 2015. Now, I curate dallasnews.com, post on social media and write daily newsletters. I have a degree in journalism from the University of Kansas, with a minor in global and international studies.
My goal is to promote awareness and discourage ignorance. I strive for accuracy, clarity and simplicity to share news in a professional and ethical way.
In the summer of 2014, I was chosen as a Dow Jones News Fund intern and completed a copy editing internship with the Bay Area News Group. Ahead of the internship, I completed an intensive 10-day editing training at the Center for Editing Excellence at the University of Texas at Austin. During my internship, I edited and wrote headlines for stories published in print and online for the San Jose Mercury News, Oakland Tribune and Contra Costa Times among others.
For six weeks in the summer of 2013, I studied abroad in Ghana through New York University. In my short time in Ghana, I produced multimedia stories on the economic development of the country and it’s growing tourism industry. I interviewed single mothers, Ghanaian rapper Reggie Rockstone and tourists.
For seven of my eight semesters in college, I worked at The University Daily Kansan. I began as a photographer and copy editor and worked my way up to eventually hold positions as associate photo editor, multimedia editor, news editor, head copy chief and designer.