Career experience

Digital Strategies Manager, Texas Highways Magazine

January 2020 - Present | Austin, Texas

Worked with writers and editors to engineer compelling digital experiences, from initial pitch to final presentation

Built dashboards and reporting tools for editors to track the reach of their stories and discover trending topics

Developed new opportunities for revenue, including ad placements and sponsored newsletters, to increase advertising partnerships

Grew digital audience 30% YoY in first and second year

Digital Product Strategist, GateHouse Media (now Gannett)

October 2018 - December 2019 | Austin, Texas

Collaborated with hundreds of newsrooms across the country to develop roadmaps and launch digital products including newsletters, multiplatform storytelling, and new ventures

Created internal reporting tools for senior leadership to track newsroom performance and story metrics in one place

Wrote and received a Google News Initiative grant for furthering audio storytelling in local newsrooms

Projects Designer, GateHouse Media

July 2017 - October 2018 | Austin, Texas

Designed and engineered a WordPress-based product to streamline the creation of longform digital storytelling and native advertising

Trained dozens of newsrooms on best practices for longform storytelling, and provided technical support for launching projects

Worked with a team of investigative reporters and editors to produce nationally-distributed, interactive investigative projects


Master of Business Administration (Student)

Expected graduation: May 2024
Texas State University
San Marcos, Texas

Bachelor of Science in Journalism (Graphics)

Minor: Entrepreneurial management
Ball State University
Muncie, Indiana


Project Management
Design Thinking
SWOT Analysis
React.js, Gatsby
HTML, CSS, JavaScript
WordPress, PHP, SQL
Google Analytics, Tag Manager, Optimize
Adobe Creative Suite


Society for News Design, Best of Digital Design
‘Award of Excellence’
for the Texas road trips feature.
Iowa Newspaper Association
January 2020 - December 2021.
Associated Press Media Editors (APME)
‘Innovator of the Year’
September 2018
‘Managing WordPress Across 150+ sites’ - WordCamp for Publishers, Chicago
August 2018

Community involvement

Austin GiveCamp
Friends of McKinney Falls State Park
SAFE Young Professionals