Skills

  • Writing and copy editing in Associated Press newswriting style
  • Design using the Adobe Creative Cloud suite
  • Situation management and critical thinking
  • Process improvement and documentation
  • Programming in Python, Java, JavaScript and PHP with minor experience in lower-level languages
  • Linux system administration using Docker and Ansible
  • CI/CD pipeline implementation using GitHub Actions

Experience

The Shakerite (Aug. 2021 - Present)
Editor in Chief

  • Manage a staff of 30 student journalists in year-round print and digital coverage for editorially independent school and local news organization.
  • Oversaw weekslong coverage of local elections, including endorsements and live updates on Election Day, for the first time in the publication’s 94-year history.
  • Contribute reporting, writing, photography and editing to more than 100 web and print articles.
  • Used project management methodologies to implement the publication’s first content production tracker.
  • Developed and implemented a breaking news protocol which improved our response time for important events by 85%.
  • Manage the publication’s $25,000 annual budget for printing, web hosting and other expenses.

Framework Computer (Oct. 2022 - Present)
Volunteer Community Moderator - Cross Platform

  • Work with a team of 14 volunteers to oversee 55,000 users between Reddit, Discord and Discourse.
  • Document processes and organize information for other members of the moderation team.
  • Manage bot and platform configuration, including hosting the Discord community’s ModMail bot.
  • Design and utilize systems for escalation to Framework staff for review.
  • Recruit and onboard new volunteer moderators.

Turney’s Home and Auto (Sep. 2021 - Present)
Retail Associate

  • Assist customers in automotive, hardware, electrical, plumbing and outdoor power equipment.
  • Provide services including lock re-keying, key duplication and glass cutting.
  • Approve customer returns and serve as an escalation point for complaints.
  • Help to train new associates and cashiers on store processes.
  • Perform maintainence and troubleshooting on point of sale and inventory servers and terminals.

Personal Projects

View my portfolio

Achievements

  • Member of the Ohio Attorney General’s 2023-24 Teen Ambassador Board.

Education

Shaker Heights High School (Class of 2024)