Work Experience

Freelance Writer
May 2022-Present

Big Green Umbrella Media Inc. | Johnston, IA

• Write the monthly Business Journal Feature Story for CITYVIEW Magazine’s over 30,000 circulation
• Interview local business owners and experts for insights on a variety of industries
• Profile diverse families and their homes each month for Waukee Living Magazine
• Produce engaging copy adhereing to both in-house and AP style guidelines

Business & PR Director
May 2023-Present

Drake Mag | Des Moines, Iowa

• Work with local businesses to sponsor and advertise in each semester’s magazine
• Utilize Adobe Creative Cloud to create social media content across Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn

Communications Intern
May 2023-August 2023

Des Moines Performing Arts

• Utilized Meltwater software to monitor media coverage across broadcast, editorial and social channels
• Composed and edited marketing materials, including press releases, for upcoming shows and events
• Wrote content for DMPA’s blog featuring performers and events

July 2023

NPR’s NextGen Radio Project at Iowa Public Radio | Des Moines, IA

• Wrote, directed and edited with Adobe Audition a three minute narrative story
• Created written, photographic and multimedia content to accompany the audio story
• Collaorated with a team of managing, digital, audio, visual and copy editors on a five-day deadline

Editorial Intern
January 2022-August 2022

West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce | West Des Moines, Iowa

• Produced branded content featuring community members and leaders for 515 WEST Magazine
• Curated articles and press releases for a weekly newsletter for over 4,000 subscribers
• Created a series of small business features on the chamber blog


Bachelor of Arts in Journalism
Multimedia Journalism
Magazine & Brand Media

Music Minor

Drake University | Des Moines, Iowa
May 2025