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WORK EXperience

September 2016 – Present

Cal Poly Lecturer & KCPR 91.3 FM Advisor   
San Luis Obispo, California

  • Teacher for the classes: JOUR 220, JOUR 303, JOUR 346, JOUR 403, JOUR 320, and JOUR 333.

  • Class topics include: video production for multimedia, video production for advertising and PR, storytelling, podcasting, newswriting, and on-camera performance.

  • KCPR radio lab encompasses broadcast production and on-air performance.


June 2012 – August 2016

KSBY Morning News Anchor, Medical Reporter   
San Luis Obispo, California

  • Daybreak co-anchor and Healthy Living beat reporter.

  • Executive Producer for the 2-hour morning news.

  • Content producer for KSBY’s hyper-local and social media outlets.

  • Creator of Foodie Friday weekly segment.


September 2011 – August 2012

KPSP CBS Local 2 Journalist, Content Producer
Thousand Palms, California

  • Producer of 30-minute weekly newscasts.

  • Live multimedia reporter for the evening newscast.


December 2009 – September 2011

Time Warner Cable  Reporter & 5pm News Anchor
Antelope Valley, California

  • Obtained exclusive interviews and footage of a $500K drug bust, investigated and broke breaking news surrounding a public transportation scandal, and covered 15 consecutive live hours of Crown Fire, AV’s largest wildfire.

May 2008 – August 2008

CNN News Intern
Hong Kong

  • Full time newsroom intern at CNN’s Asia headquarters during the three months leading up to the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

  • Produced a segment for CNN’s feature show Talk Asia, CNN’s half-hour show exploring the personalities behind newsmakers in the fields of arts, politics, sports, and business.

Accolades & Speaking Engagements

2018  Co-produced and photographed the multi-media article “My brother’s killer is now my friend”, named by BBC as one of “2017’s best big reads”.

2017  While operating as advisor for KCPR 91.3 FM, the station was named #1 college radio station in the US by

2017  Speaker at The ACP (Associated College Press) Midwinter National College Journalism Convention, covering topics ranging from journalism to storytelling for the digital age.



MediaStorm Master Class in Documentary Storytelling
New York, NY



National Press Foundation Fellow for Cancer Issues

Washington D.C.

Advanced Storytelling Workshop
National Press Photographers Association

Minneapolis, MN


M.A. Broadcast Journalism

University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA


B.A. Communication with emphasis in Public Speaking
Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ


Technical Competence

  • Velocity

  • Avid

  • Final Cut Pro

  • INews

  • ENPS

  • Adobe Audition

  • Adobe Premiere

  • HTML (basic)

  • Sound Slides

  • Excel

  • Mac and PC

Camera Experience

  • Sony Betacam SP proficient

  • PD150 proficient

  • NPPA style


Passport Stamps

  • Europe

  • Africa

  • Asia

  • Australia

  • New Zealand

  • Central and South Americas

  • Sri Lanka

  • Cuba

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