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Master of Public Affairs, December 2014
The LBJ School, University of Texas at Austin
Bachelor of Art in Journalism, August 2011
Journalism Department, Temple University
Academic Excellence

Academic Excellence

LBJ School
3.9 GPA

Selected Coursework:

  • Journalism and the Law

  • Journalism Research

  • Writing for Journalism

Selected Awards & Projects:

  • Top of the Class Award

  • Hearst Broadcast News Award

  • Ted Von Ziekursch Award

3.7 GPA

Selected Coursework:​

  • Principles of Effective Leadership

  • Managing Crisis

  • Public Management

  • Deloitte Case Challenge Winner

  • Hatton W. Sumners Leadership Conference

  • Texas Legislature Research Project

Selected Awards & Projects:

Selected Student Life & Leadership

Student Leadership
LBJ School
Planned, developed, and managed LBJ Follies, an annual variety show. Chair responsibilities included fundraising, writing and editing, event planning, and managing both paid event staff and volunteers.
Planned, developed, and managed the summer transition for incoming LBJ School students, including coordinating academic & social events daily from July through August.
Social Media Manager
Baines Report
Student Organizer
Independent Study
Contributed articles to and managed social media for the Baines Report, the LBJ School's online student publication.
Prepared and managed the budget for GPAC, the student government at the LBJ School.
Developed, managed, and led an independent study class on legislative staffing and policymaking.
Equipment Manager
Temple Athletic Bands
Section Leader
Temple Marching Band
Managed, tracked, and inventoried instruments and sound equipment for the Temple Marching and Basketball Bands, and coordinated the two crews that transported the equipment.
Responsible for leading the Mellophone Section in the Temple University Marching Band, including teaching proper marching and playing technique and by managing the section during events.
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