Data journalist

Resume

My experience.

 
Photo by Moe Doiron, The Globe and Mail
Photo by Moe Doiron, The Globe and Mail

Wall Street Journal

January 2016 - present

  • Graphics Editor

Toronto Star

September 2014 - October 2015

  • Data journalist

September 2013 - September 2014

  • General assignment reporter

The Globe and Mail

June 2013  – September 2013

  • Copy editor for Report on Business
  • Wrote articles for Report on Business, News and Life sections

June 2012 – September 2012

  • Copy editor for 12 weeks
  • Edited copy, designed pages and prepared web content
  • Pitched, researched and wrote A1 feature

December 2011

  • Reporting apprenticeship for four weeks
  • Thirteen articles published online and in both GTA and national print editions
  • Filed live web hits on developing and breaking news stories

The Canadian Press

April 2013 – May 2013

  • Reporting intern
  • Pitch and cover original news stories of national significance
  • Cover parliament and government issues with Ottawa bureau

CBC Ottawa

January 2013 – May 2013

  • Radio reporter
  • Pitch, chase, record and edit same-day radio stories
  • Cover wide range of breaking news across Ottawa

December 2012

  • Radio intern for two weeks

Centretown News

September 2011 – April 2013

  • Teaching assistant for online section
  • Edited and approved all online articles to meet same-day deadlines and work with content-management system

The Ottawa Citizen

Freelance, 2010-11

  • Pitched freelance article and photos
  • Contributed files to 2011 federal election coverage

Carefor Health & Community Services

May 2011 – January 2013

  • Marketing Assistant for Ottawa-based health-care not-for-profit
  • Publicize charity work, community events and fundraisers
  • Work with Adobe Creative Suite, web CMS and video editing equipment and software

Beyond the Hill

May 2011 – December 2011

  • Editorial intern for publication of Canadian Association of Former Parliamentarians
  • Filed stories and photos covering parliamentary affairs, association members and regional meeting in Regina

The Charlatan

May 2010 – April 2011

  • Editor-in-chief for 2010-11 publishing year
  • Met daily editing deadlines to produce a weekly paper with a distribution of 8,500
  • Weekly duties include copy-editing dozens of articles, approving all published content, leading staff meetings and workshops, making editorial decisions and handling financial and business affairs

August 2009 – April 2010

  • News editor for 2009-2010 publishing year
  • Researched, assigned and edited stories on weekly basis, working with volunteer writers

September 2008 – May 2009

  • Overly-enthusiastic volunteer reporter
  • Reported on any story they’d give me; fell in love with news

 

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Languages: HTML, CSS, Javascript (jQuery, Leaflet), SQL and Python 

Software: 

  • Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Audition and Lightroom;
  • QGIS, Tilemill and Mapbox; 
  • Avid NewsCutter and iNews;
  • Adobe Experience Manager, WordPress, Drupal,  Joomla and EScenic content management systems;
  • Microsoft Access and Office suite

 

EDUCATION

Carleton University

September 2008 – April 2013

  • Major in journalism
  • Minor in economics