Hugo Daily News: Writing/Reporting, Editing, Page Design, Photography
I was assistant editor and staff write At Hugo Daily News in Hugo, Okla. My job included editing all copy and designing page one as well as several inside pages. I covered county and community news stories including events, city council and school board meetings, local elections and various feature pieces. I also took photos for each of my pieces.
“The new pilot in town” PDF
The above clip works as an example of my reporting/writing, photography and front page layout capabilities. I included the story’s jump on the right.
Rural Missouri: Writing/Reporting, Page Design, Photography
For the summer of 2008, I worked as an intern for Rural Missouri magazine. I designed the layout and shot photos for all stories I wrote. Rural Missouri covers a circulation of more than 500,000 Missouri Electric Co-op members and other subscribers.
Columbia Missourian: Writing/Reporting
In Fall 2007, I worked as a reporter for the Columbia Missourian on the enterprise beat. I scouted my own story ideas and reported on breaking news items.
Columbia Missourian: Editing
Fall 2008, I copy edited for the Columbia Missourian. This included editing stories for general spelling and grammar errors, as well as AP Style. I also wrote headlines, t- and c-decks, cut lines and jumps. These are a few examples of stories I edited and for which I wrote headlines.