Experience

Obama For America

Campaign to Re-Elect the President of the United States
Florida Border States Deputy Field Organizer
[September 2012 – November 2012]
– Creating call searches and lists
– Managing Florida Vote Corps database
– Creating daily performance and results reports


Best Bass Gear

e-Commerce Bass Guitar Parts Company
Online Producer
[January 2012 – October 2012]
– Creating HTML product pages
– Working on catalog database
– Writing weekly email content and marketing newsletters
– Daily posts on the store’s blog, taking monthly pageviews from ~3,000 to over 21,000.
– Building a new WordPress theme using HTML, PHP, and Javascript, along with WordPress plug-ins and widgets.
– Managing the social media (Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest). Grew Facebook fans from 800 to over 20,000.

Fathoms.org

Tampa Bay Area Educational Statistics Project
Sole Founder, coder, and everything else
[February 2012 – present]
– Attempting to make school testing scores easily accessible to parents, students, and teachers.
– Coding website from scratch using HTML and CSS.
– Managing dynamic pages using Javascript and variables from JSON objects.

Creative Loafing

Alternative Newspaper
Contributor
– Contributing to the Daily Loafing blog
– Writing featured sports articles
– Podcast interviews with touring authors

Every Facet of the Game

Sports blog
Creator, Head Writer, Go-for
– Nearly 200 articles, written largely on hockey, but digressing into Mike Tyson’s dalliances with the law, the NFL bye-week, and the MLB Mitchell Report.
– Created popular statistical infographics.
– Linked to by AOL Sports, Yahoo! Sports, and Toronto Globe and Mail
– Featured member of the YardBarker Network

Patch Media

AOL owned Tampa hyper-local news sites
Freelance writer, photographer, video producer
– Contribute to both Seminole Heights Patch and Carrollwood Patch.
– Writing general assignment articles ranging from high school sports stories to profiles of local businesses and people.
– Took photographs and produced videos to accompany articles

The News Journal

Top 100 US newspaper
Freelance sports writer
[January 2010 – September 2010]
– Contributed prep sports game recaps, covering basketball, baseball, softball, football, and track & field.
– Wrote on deadline for daily print.
– Learned the hard way to apply generous amounts of sunscreen before attending day long track and field events.

The Pensblog

Irreverent Hockey Blog
Staff Writer
[June 2008 – November 2008]
– Ran a live blog covering NHL free agency’s first 4 hours, attracting over 45,000 page-views, 10,000 unique visitors, and 1,000 comments.
– Worked with small staff of writers for daily post.
– Listed by SportsBusiness Journal as a “site to keep an eye on” in their 2008 NHL season preview issue.
– Made jokes that registered with only 3% of audience.

Yahoo! Sports’ Puck Daddy

Hockey Blog
Live Blog Panelist
– Created Free Agency 2011 Infographic
– Providing on the spot analysis of 2008 and 2010 NHL postseason games.

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