Resume

Education

Red River College

Creative Communications diploma (Journalism major)

2015-2017

The University of Winnipeg

Bachelor of Arts degree (Rhetoric & Communications major)

2011-2015


Work History

Global Winnipeg—Digital Broadcast Journalist

April 2018-present

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CTV Winnipeg—Video Journalist

May 2017-March 2018

Wrote web stories, shared stories on social media, edited video, conducted interviews, shot stories and interviews. Produced full story packs on the Winnipeg Jets and local amateur sports.

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Winnipeg Goldeyes—Board Operator

May 2016-July 2017

Produced Winnipeg Goldeyes radio broadcasts on 93.7 CJNU. Also cut game highlights and delivered live out-of-town scoreboard updates.

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680 CJOB—News Anchor/Reporter

May 2016-May 2017

Prepared and delivered newscasts every half hour. Also wrote and delivered my own sportscasts. Wrote stories for radio. Posted stories to website and social media. Also reported in the field, and worked on Winnipeg Blue Bombers radio broadcasts as a board operator.

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The Projector—Editor-in-Chief

February 2016-April 2017

Managed a group of editors and edited all content for a bi-weekly newspaper.

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True North Sports and Entertainment LTD.—Intern Game Reporter

September 2016-April 2017

Worked at Winnipeg Jets and Manitoba Moose games from MTS Centre press box. Made game notes, delivered stat sheets, collected post-game audio, and transcribed audio.

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Bison Sports/UMFM—Webcast/Radio Announcer

October 2015-February 2017

Provided play-by-play and colour commentary for University of Manitoba Bisons men’s and women’s hockey home games during the 2015-2016 season via webcast.

Provided play-by-play and colour commentary for U of M Bisons men’s hockey home games during the 2016-2017 season on either 101.5 UMFM or the online stream. This included pre-game shows, weekly interviews with the head coach, game recaps, blog posts, and a weekly podcast on iTunes called Bison men’s hockey. Also broadcasted two Bison games on Canada West TV/Shaw TV.

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Global News Winnipeg—Intern

November 2016-December 2016

Did a three-week work placement at Global News Winnipeg. Reported on sports, including the Winnipeg Jets and high school volleyball playoffs. Also shadowed reporters.


Volunteer Work

Volunteer Writer—2016 Football Canada Cup

July 2016

Wrote game stories during the 2016 Football Canada Cup at Investors Group Field. This included interviewing players and coaches.

Red River Radio—News/Sports Reader

September 2015-December 2015

Announced the morning news and sports.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Winnipeg—Big Brother

2014-2016

Mentored a Grade 4/5 student at his elementary school. Also played board games, sports, and did other activities with him.

Winnipeg Harvest

2010-2011

Prepared and organized food hampers.


Awards

2017 Don Wittman Memorial Award

Awarded to a student who demonstrates an interest and proficiency in the widest range of sports journalism and has shown initiative and commitment to volunteering and/or involvement in the sports community.

2017 Jack Matheson Award

Awarded to a student who is pursuing a career in sports journalism, sports broadcasting, or sports public relations.

2017 Eric and Jack Wells Excellence in Journalism Award

For written piece on Syrian refugee students in the Seven Oaks School Division in Winnipeg.

2017 Creative Communications Media Award: Second-Year TV Performance of the Year

For on-air weather segment on student newscast.