Despite a changed market, many antiques stores still find ways to thrive

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

In an age of internet shopping and IKEA deals, some dealers have expanded their offerings and changed their business strategy to keep bringing in customers.

Full-time social worker at Hennepin Central Library connects the homeless

The Star Tribune

Kate Coleman worked with nearly 500 homeless people at Minneapolis Central Library last year.

White Bear Lake wants answers about low water level

The Pioneer Press

In recent years, low water levels have plagued White Bear Lake, the largest lake in the eastern Twin Cities area.

Shooting into fleeing vehicles often not worth the risk, experts say

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

There are few scenarios where law enforcement officers would be justified in shooting into a car.

Creativity, science converge at tech-focused summer camps

The Wisconsin State Journal

More students are swapping bathing suits and sunscreen for the chance to spend their summers learning to code and design their own video games.

Searching for care

The Minnesota Daily

At the University of Minnesota, one in three students report having been diagnosed with a mental illness in their lifetime.

I'm a South Dakota-raised journalist currently working as an intern for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. I'm also the former managing editor of the Minnesota Daily, the University of Minnesota's award-winning student newspaper. I graduated May 2017 with a degree in journalism and a minor in English.


The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Intern, 06/17-present

As a metro intern, I cover breaking news, crime and community news and fill in for full-time reporters to cover any gaps in coverage.

The Star Tribune: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Intern, 01/17-5/17

Worked a minimum of 14 hours per week for the paper’s education team as part of a University of Minnesota practicum course. Reported and wrote briefs and news stories for print and online. Assisted and shadowed other reporters.

The Pioneer Press: St. Paul, Minnesota

Intern, 09/16-12/16

Reported and wrote briefs and news stories for print and online. Assisted and shadowed other reporters. Pitched a front-page story on low lake levels in an area suburb.

The Minnesota Daily: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Copy Desk Chief, 09/16-present

Edited and designed pages and planed paper layout. Worked closely with section editors. Managed and oversaw five copy editors.

The Wisconsin State Journal: Madison, Wisconsin

Intern, 05/16-08/16

Reported and wrote two to four news stories per week on a variety of topics including crime, health and education. Wrote briefs and cutlines for print and online daily. Covered night and weekend shifts as needed.

The Minnesota Daily: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Managing Editor, 05/15-05/16

Oversaw nearly 40 employees in the newspaper's newsroom, arts and entertainment, sports, multimedia and web department. Worked with department managers to ensure the paper produced a variety of coverage. Worked closely with editor-in-chief and managing production editor to manage the paper’s budget and layout.

The Aberdeen American News: Aberdeen, South Dakota

Intern, 05/14-08/14

Wrote two to four stories per week on a wide range of topics such as state politics, agriculture and community issues. Photographed news photos to accompany stories. Wrote shorter briefs on a daily basis. Assisted full-time reporters in their day-to-day work.