• Strong research, writing and reporting skills
• Proven ability to meet deadlines of simultaneous tasks while maintaining composure
•  Self motivated, but also a good team player

Work Experience:
(May 2017-Present) Reporter, CBC Toronto
• File stories daily for TV, radio and web
• Backfill hosting for 11pm newscast and Our Toronto
• News reading for Fresh Air on CBC Radio
• Produced a radio documentary for The Sunday Edition

(2014-2017) Reporter/Anchor, Global News (Winnipeg)
• Pitch original story ideas for daily news and Focus Manitoba
• Report daily news content and features, live hits on TV and radio (CJOB)
• Writing in CP style for online articles

(October 2016-Present) Freelance food writer
• Launched my own freelance business called Wild Bella Life that offers nutritional coaching and food writing
• Written pieces published in Foodism, Sage Magazine and the Academy of Culinary Nutrition

(March 2013-March 2014) Reporter/Videographer, CTV News (London)
• Pitch story ideas that affect and engage the community
• Shoot and edit news packages using NewsEdit and Avid
• Interview members of the community
• Live hits on location and in studio
• Promote daily content using social media

(2012 – Present) Freelance Travel Writer, The Huffington Post Canada
• (June 2014) Completed a cross Canada road trip filing mini-documentary style stories on the road, focus-ing on areas typically not visited by tourists
• Contribute travel pieces and photo essays to one of Canada's most frequently read online news sources
• Photography and photo-editing (Adobe Photoshop)

 (2010-2013) News Writer, CityNews (Toronto)
• Write concise and accurate copy under tight deadlines using sound news judgment
• Editing clips in Q-series to build stories for television
• Search the wires, monitor feeds, edit and archive stories
• Help coordinating special events
• Floor director of the 5pm and 6pm newscasts as well as live on location events

(2010) Marketing and Research Assistant, Ryerson University
• Effective marketing strategies to encourage alumni to stay involved with the institution
•    Conduct research in the Ryerson archive department

(2006-2008) Marketing Assistant, Ed Video Media Arts Centre (Guelph)  
•    Promotional writing, grant writing and design for a non-profit organization

Volunteer Experience/Accomplishments:
(2014) Photographer/Videographer, Photographers Without Borders
• Travelled to the third poorest community in Ecuador to do a documentary project to encourage tourism in the area

(2011) Len Coates Memorial Award in Journalism
• Awarded to most promising student in 3rd year 

 (2011) Volunteer Photojournalism Teacher, IVHQ, Ghana
• Implemented a photojournalism class with a group of children at an orphanage

(2011-2013) Mentor, Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Toronto
• Big Sister to a young girl with a unique upbringing

(2004-2007) Youth Editorial Board, Guelph Mercury
• Wrote columns for Guelph’s most read newspaper on issues that affected the community

 (2005) Production Director, St. Peter’s School
• Directed children on speaking, positioning, and body movement for an elementary school production

Ryerson Journalism 2012
• Residence council vice president (2009)
Poynter institute 2013
• ‘Power Reporting’ course
Fraser Institute Economics for Journalists Summit (2014)
• Awarded scholarship to attend 3 day course on reporting on economics
Academy of Culinary Nutrition
• Certified Culinary Nutrition Expert 

Hobbies and Interests:
•    Photography, travel, yoga, ballet, volunteering, health and wellness, art and design, writing, reading, music

References available upon request