Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
M.A. Journalism New York University 2022
B.A. Psychology Pepperdine University 2012

Undergraduate Certificate in Conflict Management – Pepperdine School of Law, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution (2012)
College Media Association Adviser Certification (2015, 2019)

Writing for Mass Media
Advanced Photojournalism
Magazine & Feature Writing
News Reporting
Media Law, Ethics & Copyright
Editing for Photojournalism
Investigative Reporting

Session speaker, panelist, photography judge and critique leader at national conventions hosted by the Associated Collegiate Press, College Media Association, Baptist Communicators Association and others

Sandals Church

Board Member, California College Media Association
Publication Critique Teams, Associated Collegiate Press & College Media Association conventions
Staff Photographer, Baptist Press – SBC Annual Meeting
Writing Track Instructor, Walsworth Publishing – SoCal High School Summer Workshop
Moderator, Southeastern Photojournalism Conference
Volunteer, Help Portrait project at Path of Life Shelter and Teen Challenge
Volunteer & Media Team Adviser, Lifeline Global, prison ministry for incarcerated fathers and mothers
Tutor, Camp David Gonzalez juvenile detention facility

"That's ultimately the goal [of journalism] — to be good, to be useful to others, to serve." – Ann Curry