Resume


EXPERIENCE

MSNBC – Segment Producer, Meet the Press Daily with Chuck Todd
February 2018 – Present

  • Produce political news segments for the daily edition of “Meet the Press.”
  • Write concise, urgent scripts for anchor to read from prompter at start of segments.
  • Create newsmaker interview outlines with questions and research.
  • Select sound bites and create visually appealing graphics to enhance segments.
  • Write headlines for TV banners designed to draw viewers’ attention.

The Hill – Congressional Reporter
April 2014 – February 2018

  • Covered the House of Representatives, establishing expertise on internal party politics and translating complex legislative debates for a national audience of nearly 30 million.
  • Wrote multiple breaking news stories daily under time pressure, as well as longer-form stories analyzing lawmaker coalitions, leadership strategy, personalities and policy.
  • Monitored House floor activity for news, potential viral video and key vote breakdowns.
  • Maintained relationships with House staffers, lawmakers and campaign committees.
  • Offered analysis on radio and television networks, including C-SPAN, NPR, BBC and SiriusXM.


CQ Roll Call –
Congressional Reporter
January 2013 – April 2014

  • Reported on economic policy on Capitol Hill, including the 2013 government shutdown and budget deal.
  • Provided concise summaries of bills and amendments for CQ.com’s legislative tracking database.
  • Contributed posts to securities and banking regulations blog.


Fox News Channel
– Campus Intern
August – December 2012

  • Reported articles about the 2012 campaign and its aftermath geared toward a national collegiate audience.


Fox News Channel
– Capitol Hill Intern
December 2011 – August 2012

  • Wrote 40 articles for the Fox News website, 15 of which were featured on the front page.
  • Drafted daily scripts for Fox News Radio.
  • Monitored committee hearings, press conferences and stakeouts on Capitol Hill, reporting to senior producer. Helped advance stories through lawmaker interviews.

The Hill – Washington, D.C.
January – August 2011
Editorial Intern

  • Bylined 61 articles, including many cited in The Washington Post, ABC News, USA Today, The Huffington Post and The Atlantic.
  • Assisted reporters with coverage of the summer 2011 debt limit debate by interviewing lawmakers about the negotiations and covered the surprise return of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords for the final vote.
  • Wrote articles for special features, including restaurant reviews and the annual “50 Most Beautiful People on Capitol Hill” list.
  • Assisted editors and reporters with fact-checking, transcribing interviews, reviewing financial disclosures and legislative research.


EDUCATION

College of William & Mary – Williamsburg, Virginia
Bachelor of Arts in Government, Aug. 2009 – Dec. 2012

Foreign language ability: Spanish

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