Skilled at bringing ideas to life through compelling phrases, insightful words, and a unique voice. Always striving to create captivating content.

Work Experience

Independent Contractor, Clear Lake, IA

Freelance Writer (May 2022-Present)

  • Complete project-based freelance work for Dream Kitchens & Baths, Cottage Style, and Modern Farmhouse Style magazines
  • Work remotely and coordinate with team members as needed via email
  • Specialize in shaping and executing front-of-book and main edit articles

American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME), New York, NY

Editorial Intern, Food Network Magazine & The Pioneer Woman Magazine (June 2022-February 2023)

  • Pitch, write, and edit content for print and digital
  • Assist team members with editorial packages, admin work, and fact-checking
  • Specialize in research, market assistance, and organization

Dotdash Meredith, Des Moines, IA

Editorial Apprentice, Meredith Premium Publishing Home Design (Fall 2021-May 2022)

  • Worked on multiple publications simultaneously: Cottage Style, Modern Farmhouse Style, and Beautiful Kitchens & Baths
  • Consulted with brand PR for product information, photos, and samples
  • Specialized in conceptualizing and writing front-of-book articles

Drake Mag, Drake University

Writer (Fall 2020-May 2022)

  • Generated, pitched, and drafted stories for award-winning student publication
  • Coordinated with editors, photographers, and graphic designers
  • Specialized in lifestyle and fashion related content for print and digital

The Times-Delphic, Des Moines, IA

Writer (Spring 2019-Fall 2020)

  • Pitched stories, researched topics, interviewed sources, and wrote articles for student newspaper
  • Worked alongside editors to fact-check information
  • Specialized in campus related news and events for print and online publication


Drake University, Des Moines, IA

Bachelor’s Degree

Dual Degree in School of Journalism & Mass Communications and College of Arts and Sciences

  • Majors: Magazine Media & Writing
  • Minor: Leadership Development
  • Cumulative GPA: 4.0
  • Graduated: May 2022


  • Adobe InDesign
  • Elvis
  • CMS
  • Communication
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Organized
  • Self-Motivated


Drake University, Des Moines, IA

Top Scholar Award (May 2022)

  • Given to graduating senior with highest overall grade point average in School of Journalism & Mass Communications