Accomplishments

My career has been full of many excellent opportunities working in all types of media. I managed a publication that won the 2013 EPPY award for best sports website in America. I’ve been an editor, a writer, a producer, a reporter, a photographer, a videographer, a designer, a brand manager and a programmer. I’m also a decorated scholar. I have an MBA and two Bachelor’s degrees.

Here is a listing of several products I’ve built and places I’ve worked. Take a click to learn more about each.

Montana Interactive

Web Applications Developer

June 2016-Present


Development of web applications in cooperation with numerous agencies and departments of the State of Montana.

Among the applications to which I have contributed are:

Lee Enterprises

Helena, Montana

Digital Project Specialist

   


  • Development of business and marketing plan for overhaul of digital classifieds product
  • Design management of HelenaIR.com and MTStandard.com
  • Technical consultant to the newsroom | Live-streaming and blogging
  • Contests and promotions | Designer-in-chief | Increased promotional engagement by 2000+ percent
  • Email marketing | Grew email distribution base by 1000+ percent
  • Analytics guru | Deep insight into daily traffic numbers to drive content strategy
  • Social media management | Consistent growth in social audience and reach
  • Strategic vertical strategy development
  • Writer | Here’s one piece of mine that went viral in our local market

iProspect

Formerly Covario

San Diego, California

Analytics and Research Team Intern

April 2014 to December 2014


  • High-level statistical analysis of digital metrics, including time-series forecasting, multiple linear regression, logistic regression, association analysis, and other techniques
  • Data warehousing, mining and analysis using business intelligence tools
  • Month-to-month custom, automated reporting with Microsoft Excel and Tableau visualization tools
  • Understanding of SEO best practices

TAESE

Technical Assistance for Excellence in Special Education

Logan, Utah

Contracted Web Developer

November 2011 to December 2013


Built and maintained a CMS for Utah State University office to manage contracts of state offices of education throughout the country using SQL, PHP, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript and jQuery

See a live demo here

Deseret Digital Media

Salt Lake City, Utah

DeseretNews.com Sports Web Producer | Oct. 2012 – Nov. 2013

Family Initiative Producer | Feb. 2012 – Oct. 2012

The point man for Deseret News Sports Digital Properties

Deseret Digital Media owns these brands


  • Winner: 2013 EPPY Award for Best Sports Website in America
  • Managed Deseret News Sports digital staff and contribution network of 20+ writers
  • Managed and grew external contributor network by 600 percent
  • Interfaced with editors, executives and jouralists to execute our plans.
  • CMS guru to coworkers and teammates
  • Ad Hoc WordPress development
  • Content marketing to key influencers outside the organization.