Writing

I'm trained in AP-style and have experience writing news, feature and opinion pieces intended for publication. If you're looking for a designer who can not only place copy, but write it, look no further. Below are links to some of my published work.

'Mega parties' spur discussion of student safety, reputation

This is a news story I wrote covering a large party thrown by an off-campus apartment complex. My reporting received third place in digital news writing from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association in 2016. It was published in The Rocket.

SRU professor earns Purple Heart

This is a news story I wrote reporting on a Veteran's Day ceremony during which a Slippery Rock University professor received a Purple Heart. It was published in The Rocket.

Dating apps: mobile technology brings access and efficiency to users

This is a feature story I wrote for a Valentines Day edition of The Rocket. It discusses mobile dating apps from expert and common use perspectives.

John Fetterman shares political views at SRU

This is a profile I wrote about a U.S. Senate candidate who held a town hall meeting at Slippery Rock University. It was published in The Rocket.

Congress, censure Trump

This is a letter to the editor I wrote expressing my views on how Congress should handle the Trump presidency. It was published in the Valley News Dispatch.

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