Role: Editor

Duration: August 2013 - May 2015

Job Description:

  • Served as editor for 20+ staff: oversaw communication between editorial, photo, web, advertising and design.

  • Led breaking news coverage, wrote over 100 news/feature stories.

  • Developed social posts and content plan, tracked analytics.

  • Served as an anchor and multimedia journalist on weekly Collegiate News Update broadcast.

Writing Samples:

April 16, 2015: Have you had the talk? - no, not that talk (feature)

March 20, 2015: GRCC to increase tuition by 1.9 percent, but students in nursing, dental and culinary programs will pay more (news)

Nov. 11, 2014: Veterans honored today at GRCC (feature)

Nov. 4, 2014: GRCC board member Ryskamp makes $10,810 donation to board candidate’s campaign (news)

Dec. 19, 2014: GRCC to the Bench: Sara Smolenski celebrates 25 years as District Court judge (feature)

Sept. 30, 2014: Sixth Annual ArtPrize takes over Grand Rapids for a busy opening weekend (news)

Feb. 20, 2014: Two GRCC students cast in Civic Theater's 'Les Miserables' (feature)

Videography:

Multimedia piece with Hospice of Michigan

Anchoring for the Collegiate News Update