A brief history of (nearly) everything about me

Nearly six years ago, I started taking a journalism class at my high school, because a girl I liked was also taking the class. At that time, I never realized my true infatuation would be with journalism.

Currently a Senior at the University of Oregon, I am pursuing a degree in
Journalism with an emphasis in News/Editorial. I have worked extensively in student and professional media projects, as Co-Editor-in-Chief of OR Magazine at the UO and in the same position for The Advocate newspaper at Mt. Hood Community College. I also worked as Production Manager for The Torch at Lane Community College. I am also an Associate Editor for Flux.

I have also worked as an intern for Ernst Designs (in Gresham, Ore.) and the
Young Writers Association in Lane County (as the designer of their 2nd
10-year anthology).

I have worked odd jobs as a Liveblog producer (for Eugene Daily News), a
page designer for Ethos Magaine (at the University of Oregon), and created
logos for various outlets, including Rundfunk, a DJ based out of England.

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**Scholarship and Awards: **

-Oregon Newspaper Foundation Scholarship (2011-2012)

-Arlyn E. Cole Scholarship at the SOJC (2012-2013)

-First and Second Place for Best Graphic, Division 3, at the ONPA Collegiate Day (2012, won three other awards on a total of two publications)

-Second Place for Best Series, Division 3, at the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association Collegiate Day (2011: _The Advocate also won nine other awards, including First Place for Best Series and Honorable Mention for Best Design_)

-Excellence in Humanities/Journalism Scholarship from Mt. Hood Community College (Winter 2011)

-Excellence in Journalism from Portland Christian High School (2008-2009)

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