530 S. Edison Ave.
Royal Oak, MI 48067
Associated Press Detroit, MI
Freelance Sports Writer 1990-present
Covered vast array of events for Associated Press bureau in Detroit, including World Series, baseball's All-Star Game, Stanley Cup finals, NBA finals, U.S. Open golf, NCAA basketball tournament and 2006 election. Provided regular coverage of Detroit Tigers, Detroit Pistons, Detroit Lions and Detroit Shock. Wrote thousands of game stories on tight deadlines.
Michigan Campaign Finance Network
Research Analyst 1998-2006
Analyzed and presented information on campaign-finance trends in the Michigan electoral system. Wrote copy for MCFN's biannual election book, as well as press releases and web copy. Designed and maintained organizational website.
Research Analyst 1993-1998
Created and analyzed database of student demographic information for Office of Institutional Research. Designed and implemented OU's first student-tracking database, as well as state-wide collaboration on transfer-student tracking system.
Oakland County Democratic Party Clawson, MI
Designed and created voter database for
political-party organization in Michigan's richest county. Wrote highly
successful series of press releases for county-party chairman.
Oakland University Honors College Rochester, MI
Bachelor of Arts, Political Science
Graduated cum laude with departmental honors
Worked as student researcher for Office of
Wrote sports, news and editorials for student newspaper.
SKILLS AND CERTIFICATIONSHighly skilled in news writing, working on deadline, internet research, blogging, statistics and political analysis.