My portfolio is a direct reflection of my professional journey. Throughout my portfolio, there will be an emphasis on my expertise in writing and effective communication. I have had the opportunity to work on projects ranging from social media strategy to press releases to articles for various publications. More importantly, I have met and worked with some great people along the way. Please take a look at my work and feel free to contact me with any questions, or if you just want to say hello.


Explore Asheville

Marketing & PR Assistant

Explore Asheville helps create and sustain a vibrant tourism economy by attracting overnight visitors and expanding the customer base for local businesses. The organization works on behalf of the Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority to support local tourism partners across Asheville, North Carolina and Buncombe County.


SPARK Strategic Ideas

Public Relations Coordinator

SPARK Strategic Ideas is a full-service strategic branding firm focused on strategic planning, integrating advertising, marketing, public relations and social media. SPARK works in a wide variety of industries such as food & beverage, forestry and commercial real estate among others. 


1893 Brand Studio

Campaigns Team Leader

In October 2015, The Daily Tar Heel hired a small team to create a student-powered marketing agency based out of The Daily Tar Heel. The organization, which strives to merge traditional storytelling values with modern marketing strategies, started out by producing paid content and community storytelling for organizations across the Triangle. Since, the 1893 Brand Studio continues to produce paid content and has expanded into logo design, multimedia and social media strategy. 


Public Relations Writing

Durham Bicycle Cooperative

The APPLES service learning program has been a part of the Carolina Center for Public Service since 2009. In Public Relations Writing, a course in the APPLES program, I was assigned to work with the Durham Bicycle Cooperative in Durham, N.C. Through this experience, I was able to apply principles of PR for the nonprofit in the form of blog critiques, communications audits and more. 


The Daily Tar Heel

Staff Writer

The Daily Tar Heel is an independent student newspaper for UNC Chapel Hill established in 1893. Each publishing day the paper circulates 10,000 copies to 225 locations in Chapel Hill, Carrboro, Chatam and Durham. As a staff writer on the State/National desk, I reported on both North Carolina State and National news. You can see a full list of my work here.