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Web and hardware development

The Chronicle of Higher Education (Washington, D.C., January 2013 – present)

News interactives producer

PBS NewsHour (Arlington, Va., 2011 – 2013)

News developer

Hearst Interactive Media (Remote, June 2010 – October 2010)

Web development contractor

  • Continued development of an interactive consumer recommendation engine — one of the winning applications in the Reynolds Journalism Institute 2010 interaction design competition. Details subject to Hearst non-disclosure agreement.
  • Regularly worked with project managers, executives and network operations personnel in three time zones in order to ensure the best possible product.
  • Managed team of four students during spring 2010 semester to develop initial proof of concept.

Reporting, editing and design

Columbia Missourian (Columbia, Mo., 2008 – 2011)

Assistant news editor and page designer; previously information graphic designer, copy editor and health/science/environment reporter

  • Oversaw the production desk, including copy editors and page designers, for a community morning newspaper and website.
  • Designed broadsheet pages for the print edition.
  • Edited articles, slideshows and other content before publication.
  • Designed visual displays of information (including political, athletic and scientific) for print and online publication.
  • Reported on such topics as nuclear power, biological engineering research, student design competition teams and city energy policy.


PRIME Lab (University of Missouri, 2006 – 2011)


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University of Missouri (Columbia, Mo., August 2006 – May 2011)

Received dual undergraduate degrees:


Web design and development

Python, Django, CSS, XHTML, JavaScript, jQuery, assorted Web APIs, MySQL, PostgreSQL, geographic information systems, Linux server administration (CentOS, RHEL, Ubuntu)


InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Final Cut Pro, Audacity, podcasting, streaming video, general audio and video production


EAGLE, AutoCAD, SolidWorks, MATLAB, LabVIEW, PSpice, scanning electron microscope operation, microfabrication, printed circuit board design and assembly


Project management, photography, baking, crochet