I am an experienced digital platform producer and broadcast reporter.
Content and Editorial
New York, NY Current
SumAll.org is a not-for-profit organization that applies data analysis tools to social good projects. I work with a team of data analysts and designers to create media such as infographics, audio, and video around large and topical datasets.
New York, NY 01/12 – 01/13
KoPoint produced podcasts and radio programs around industry verticals, specifically politics and technology. KoPoint was funded by SumAll.com and The Talk Radio News Service, and was commissioned with creating content from key technology and political events such as the 2012 presidential primaries and conventions, and the SXSWi technolgy conference. Through 2012, KoPoint sold advertising against podcast inventory.
ABC News Radio
Digital Platform Manager
New York, NY 09/08 – 01/12
At ABC News Radio I built platforms, drove traffic, and created content. I oversaw the development of podcasts, vertical websites, and social media content. I built ABCNewsRadioOnline.com, a successful content distribution service key to the news flow of ABC News Radio affiliates. Using SEO best practices and social media, I drove a large amount of page views to ABC News websites. As a reporter I created digital content from radio rows at the United Nations and and interviewed technology business leaders.
The Talk Radio News Service
Digital Producer and United Nations Correspondent
New York, NY 07/07 – 09/08
At the Talk Radio News Service I worked with a small team to re-launch websites and podcasting initiatives. I also covered the UN regularly and reported from major events on the 2008 presidential campaign. In March of 2008 I reported from Darfur, South Sudan.
Professional Associations and Activities
The United Nations Correspondents Association
New York, NY 09/07 – present
Accredited news association for the United Nations.
New York, NY 08/08 – 12/10
Provided guidance and attended quarterly meetings, worked with the committee and the Board of Directors on the relaunch of the Lighthouse International website.
Black Hills State University
BS; Telecommunication and Speech double-major, minor in Political Science.
Black Hills State University; Spearfish, SD 08/98 - 05/02; 2006 (second major).
Audio and video editing.
Server infrastructure, database management, and light programming.
Honors and Awards
I was awarded the Black Hills State University 125 Most Accomplished Alumni Award in 2008.
I was awarded the KBHU Dave Diamond Award by my college radio station in 2002.
I occasionally speak at conferences such as the Talkers talk radio conference, SXSW, Blogworld, and Bulldog Reporter. * My social media accounts consist of about 1.5 million followers. * I worked my way up to General Manager of my college radio station, KBHU, from 1998 – 2002. * From the fall of 2000 through the fall of 2001 I worked as a weekend broadcaster for Haugo Broadcasting. During my sophomore and junior years of college, I interned for Capitol Records. In 2002 and again in 2006 I worked as broadcaster for Duhamel Broadcasting. * From 2002 – 2004 I worked in the San Francisco Bay Area for recording studios and small record labels. * In 2006 I worked as a blog marketing representative for Velocity Entertainment, an imprint of Time Warner Records. * In 2007 I worked as a sales representative for Haugo Broadcasting in Rapid City, South Dakota. * I can edit audio and video. * I began podcasting in 2004 and was affiliated as a producer with Podshow, Inc from 2006 – 2008.