DePaul University College of Communications | Graduate Student
As a graduate student I am expected to complete many independent ready-to-publish projects. Please view a sampling of my academic work.
Investigative Journalism | DePaul test optional initiative: help or hindrance?
Business Journalism – Corporate Profile| The Whole Picture
Business Journalism | Not a college grads kind of town
Business Journalism – Executive Profile| “.Net” is the new black
2011 Chicago Marathon | The race to give back
Converged News Rooms | O’Hare mirror ads considered over-intrusive
The DePaulia | Arts&Life Reporter
The following pieces were featured on the award winning student newspaper site. These pieces include interviews I conducted and shows I reviewed for the Arts&Life section. NOTE: The following clips were also featured in the print version of The DePaulia, a weekly publication distributed on DePaul University’s campus.
Feb. 28, 2011 | ‘Widow’s’ movements speak louder than words
Jan. 31, 2011 | Comedian Jimmy Pardo talks ‘pardcasting’
Oct. 4, 2010 | ‘Birthday Sex’ singer and Chicago native visits DePaul
Sept. 27, 2010 | Jesse Eisenberg weighs in on “The Social Network”
Sept. 20, 2010 | Buckle up for “Buried”
Sept. 13, 2010 | T.I. talks “Takers”
The DePaulia | News Reporter
The following pieces were featured on the award winning student newspaper site. These pieces feature skills in hyper-local news, in-depth, health, and opinion reporting. NOTE: The following clips were also featured in the print version of The DePaulia, a weekly publication distributed on DePaul University’s campus.
May 31, 2010 | Have fun with fitness for the spring slim down
May 24, 2010 | Blackhawk fans get a little hairy
May 17, 2010 | Students perform for gender awareness
March 8, 2010 | New bank opens first full branch on campus
Feb. 22, 2010 | Students campaign for Chartwells workers
Feb. 15, 2010 | Sales class uses skills to raise money for CPS students
Feb. 1, 2010 | Homecoming candidates fundraise for good causes
Nov. 9, 2009 | Myths uncorked
Oct. 26, 2009 | Author of Marley and Me promotes new memoir
TheChiGuide.com | Assistant Editor
The following are recommedations and reviews of local Chicago dining, theater, art, and nightlife events featured on TheChiGuide.com . Reviews were written on a weekly basis and compiled into an e-newsletter sent out to subscribers every Monday. In addition to writing reviews I compiled and edited the weekly e-newsletters.
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Various Websites | Freelance Blogger
The Queen of Couture
Guest Blogger for the elite women’s fashion boutique website. Promoted the store and its products by contributing blog pieces covering fashion trends and style tips.
Conributing blogger to the student run blog attached to DePaul’s Career Center. Would edit and manage blog posts and oocassionally contribute content related to professional development and networking.