MASTER OF ARTS | SEPTEMBER 2021-PRESENT | DEUTSCHE SPORTHOCHSCHULE KÖLN
Olympic Studies, anticipated 2025
DOUBLE BACHELOR OF ARTS | AUGUST 2009-DECEMBER 2013 | UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, COLLEGE PARK
Double degree in broadcast journalism and Germanic studies
PHOTOGRAPHER | DEFODI IMAGES | MAY 2022-PRESENT
Take photos of news, sporting events and travel locations for the German press agency.
PHOTOGRAPHER | ZUMA PRESS | APRIL 2022-PRESENT
Take photos of news, sporting events and travel locations for the American wire service.
LIVE COMMENTATOR | EUROPEAN LEAGUE OF FOOTBALL | JUNE 2021-PRESENT
Provide live analysis of the American football league.
FREELANCE JOURNALIST AND BUNDESLIGA ANNOUNCER | DEUTSCHE WELLE | OCTOBER 2016-JUNE 2021
Covered world news for the German international public broadcaster for online publication and radio broadcasts and provided live coverage of the German Bundesliga.
BASEBALL ANNOUNCER | BONN CAPITALS | SEPTEMBER 2017-PRESENT
Provide live broadcasts of the Bonn Capitals baseball team for sportdeutschland.tv.
FREELANCE JOURNALIST AND PHOTOGRAPHER | BUNDESLIGA FANATIC | MAY 2013-PRESENT
Cover the past, present and future of German soccer for an award-winning blog.
INTERN | KÖLN.SPORT VERLAG | APRIL-MAY 2016
Researched and wrote sports stories for German language sports magazines in Cologne.
INTERN | DEUTSCHE WELLE | FEBRUARY-MARCH 2016
Wrote about sports stories in Germany and around the world for the German media outlet.
BOARD OPERATOR | SIRIUISXM | MARCH 2014-MAY 2015
Programmed live broadcasts of sporting events and live call-in shows for satellite radio.
SPORTS INTERN | 103.5 FM WTOP | SEPTEMBER-DECEMBER 2012
Assisted radio hosts with sports coverage by researching topics and interviewing players and coaches for a Washington, DC radio station.
FREELANCE WRITER AND PHOTOGRAPHER | DC SPORTS BOX | AUGUST 2012-MAY 2015
Wrote about and took photos of local sports stories for the sports website, including four seasons with the DC United.
BROADCASTER | WMUC SPORTS | SEPTEMBER 2009-MARCH 2014
Conducted and produced live broadcasts of various University of Maryland sports, including field hockey, basketball, baseball, softball.
Skills & Abilities
Experienced in: CMS Services, Audacity, AP Style, ENPS, Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe Lightroom, Microsoft Office and Soundbooth.
Certified C1 German language skills by the Carl Duisberg Center in Cologne, Germany. Currently learning Portuguese and Japanese.
Former treasurer of the University of Maryland chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, Senior Patrol Leader and Eagle Scout of Boy Scout Troop 768 in Millersville, Md.
Member of the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association (NSMA), International Sports Press Association (AIPS) and Sportscasters Talent Agency of America (STAA).
Participant in the 32nd Congress Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (2015-2016)