M.F.A. in Creative Writing, Fiction, Eastern Washington University

Expected graduation: June 2022

Recipient of the Special Talents Scholarship

B.A. in Journalism and Creative Writing, University of Cincinnati

GPA:  3.6/4.0 overall; 3.5/4.0 journalism, 3.6/4.0 creative writing

Recipient of the Cincinnatus scholarship, $2,000 a year, May 2016

Recipient of the Dean’s List in Arts and Science College: Fall 2016, Spring 2018, Fall 2018

Journalism Course Work:

  • Principles of American Journalism
  • Reporting and Writing
  • Media, Law, and Ethics
  • Journalism Research
  • Political Reporting
  • Editing
  • Travel Writing
  • Sports Reporting
  • Visual Reporting
  • Integrated Media 1
  • News Collaborative

Creative Writing Course Work:

  • Intro to Creative Writing Fiction
  • Intro to Creative Writing Nonfiction
  • Intro to Creative Writing Poetry
  • Forms of Fiction
  • Intro to Shakespeare
  • Intermediate Creative Writing Fiction
  • Survey of American Lit
  • Survey of English Lit
  • Intro to English Studies


Generating story ideas, conducting research and fact-checking, reporting, writing stories, making strategic posts to social media, meeting fast deadlines, managing web content on WordPress, working with Google and Microsoft, making connections, designing analytical spreadsheets, pitching stories

Journalistic Experience

News Intern, FOX19 Now/WXIX          August 2018 – October 2018

  • Learned how broadcast television works behind the scenes, both reporting and producing
  • Wrote TV scripts
  • Found news-worthy stories and brought them to fruition

Editorial Intern, Cincinnati Magazine          January 2018 – April 2018

  • Fact checked stories
  • Pitched story ideas, researched sources and information, and interviewed sources
  • Wrote seven pieces for publication

Staff Reporter, The News Record          October 2017 – present

  • Reports on sports and writes critics reviews on movies
  • Pitched stories, found sources, met deadlines
  • Written 17 articles and counting

Work Experience

Peer Tutor, UC’s Academic Writing Center           April 2019 – present

  • Work with students to better their writing skills
  • Analyze papers to help edit and correct them
  • Assist in finding proper sources in research and help siting them properly

Extra-curricular Activities

  • Vice President, Rogue Writers of UC, student-led workshops and publications, 2018 — present
  • Member, The National Society of Leadership and Success, Sigma Alpha Pi, 2017– present
  • Member, Mountaineering Club, student-led trips for outdoor activities, 2016 ­– present
  • Leader, Young Life, student led ministry based within high schools, 2016 – 17


Kevin Shultz, associate editor at Cincinnati Magazine

  • Work: (513) 562-2375

Robert Jonason, adviser of the The News Record


Jenny Wohlfarth, professor at the University of Cincinnati


Downloadable copy: Resume