Skills and Experience

Skills and Experience

Highlight of Skills:

  • Able to shoot, cut video and audio in timely fashion, shoot own photos on stories
    – Final Cut Pro 7, 10 and iMovie video editing, Audition, Audacity audio editing, Pixlr photo editing
  • Distinct news judgment developed through managing video content on theglobeandmail.com and news feed on Techopia.ca
  • Comfortable with WordPress (like this site!) and Squarespace (like Techopia.ca) website builders
  • Able to find, filter and sort data to find stories using Excel and MySQL
  • Intermediate knowledge of HTML and CSS coding languages
  • Able to chart data and develop infographic content with Excel and Easel.ly
  • Creative and logical problem solving skills developed in work with SHAD program
  • Interpersonal and interviewing skills developed through reporting and theatrical work

Journalism Experience:

2016:

  • Digital editor for Globe and Mail video department as part of summer staff program
  • Editor-in-chief of Centretown News from January to April
  • Currently, multimedia journalist with Ottawa Business Journal

2015:

  • Brought Techopia.ca to successful launch in June as first web editor
  • Regular tech and business reporter for Ottawa Business Journal and Techopia
  • Covered Parliament from an insider’s perspective at the Hill Times, both in articles and multimedia projects (two-week internship)
  • Kitchissippi Times freelance writer and photographer
  • Provided crash course in video/web journalism to program participants at SHAD Carleton

2014:

  • Contributed web, print, video stories as reporter for Centretown News (Sept, Oct)
  • Managed newsroom as senior producer for both radio and television newscasts
  • Coordinated media relations and provided photography for SHAD Carleton

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