Résumé

NEWS EXPERIENCE

DeSales Media Group, Inc. Diocese of Brooklyn, N.Y. Sports reporter/sports TV correspondent/editorial staff. June, 2012-present

Write weekly local sports column, general news assignments and assist with editing The Tablet newspaper, a 77,000 circulation weekly Catholic newspaper serving the Diocese of Brooklyn. Weekly television sports segment on NET-TV show “Currents,” the diocese’s television news program. Honorable Mention “Best Sports Feature” at 2013 Catholic Press Awards.

SNY.TV, website. Blog contributor. September, 2012-March, 2014

Wrote blog posts, game recaps and editorial content for SNYGiants.com and SNYNets.com as a contributor. Occasionally attended games and practices to interview players and coaches. Hosted weekly Big Blue Blitz podcast for SNYGiants.

Newsday.com, Melville, N.Y. Sports desk programming intern. January, 2012-May, 2012

Created photo galleries and timelines, placed stories and compiled projects/videos for daily newspaper’s website. Contributed to Newsday’s online baseball blog, “On-Base Perception.”

Long Island Report, Hempstead, N.Y. Co-managing editor, September, 2011-May, 2012

Produced copy, edited content, assigned stories and oversaw media convergence for news/multimedia website. Managed 75-plus contributors. Won first place 2012 Press Club of Long Island award for “Best Website.” 

Long Island Press, Syosset, N.Y. Intern reporter, June, 2011-August, 2011

Wrote sports/news articles for daily online and weekly print publication. 85,000 circulation. Won first place N.Y. Press Association: Best Sports Feature 2011 for cover story examining baseball on Long Island.

At Home Plate, website. Columnist, April, 2011-April, 2014

Wrote semi-weekly column for website on various baseball topics.

metroBASEBALL Magazine, N.Y. Senior editor, February, 2011-present

Write three-five articles/features per issue on variety of New York baseball topics for quarterly publication. Aid in editing/distribution.

Mets Merized Online, website. Staff writer, September, 2010-present

Publish weekly feature “From Left Field,” interview players and coaches. Brooklyn Cyclones beat reporter, Summer 2013-2014.

The Tablet Publishing, Co. Sports correspondent, September, 2010-June, 2012

Covered Catholic high school, college and professional sports in Brooklyn and Queens for weekly newspaper on freelance basis.

Examiner.com, website. Hofstra Pride Examiner, July, 2010-March, 2012

Published three articles weekly on Hofstra University sports.

The Flat Hat, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Va. Sports writer/columnist, February, 2008-May, 2010

Wrote two sports articles per week for William and Mary’s school newspaper. “From the Sidelines” column on professional sports.

EDUCATION

Hofstra University, Hempstead, N.Y. Graduated May, 2012

M.A. in Journalism, GPA 3.91

College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Va. Graduated May, 2010.

B.A. History, B.S. Kinesiology and Health Sciences

SKILLS

Adobe Photoshop, QuarkXpress, Audacity, iMovie, Final Cut Pro (basic), SoundCloud, Storify, Word Press, AP Style