I'm a sports online editor with copy editing, design (print and web) and web development experience.
Aug. 2003 to May 2007
Completed in 2015
2005 to Present
Duties include posting all of the sports content to Omaha.com five days per week, designing special web pages for some stories, creating additional online content, editing stories, writing web-friendly headlines and managing multiple Twitter and Facebook accounts.
During my time on the online staff, I have helped oversee the design and launch of four speciality sites (Big Red Today, Bluejays Today, Nebraska Prep Zone and Mavericks Today), the growth of our Husker recruiting coverage — including extensive coverage on National Signing Day — the implementation of TeamPlayer, our robust high school results and statistics database, and multiple site and speciality site redesigns.
Since 2011, the Omaha.com sports section has been honored with a Top 10 designation, the highest honor, in the Associated Press Sports Editor contest three times.
Duties included being in charge of the sports section for the three morning editions multiple nights per week, line editing, editing copy, writing headlines, working on and slotting special sections and designing pages. Beginning in 2009, I worked a split schedule between online and print.
Duties included editing copy, writing briefs, taking high school sports scores and other phone calls and covering local sports events. This included a summer internship in 2006.
A collection of my recent web design and development projects with a short explanation about each project.
What better way to learn new tools than to try out new things on your own personal site? Through the development of this site I've learned the Bootstrap framework and enhanced my HTML and CSS skills. I plan to add new features using different languages and frameworks in the future.
HTML, CSS and Bootstrap
This summer, The World-Herald updated our Nebraska 100 list. As part of that project, I developed a template for a series of feature stories on new members of the Nebraska 100. The goal was a clean design that provided a consistent user experience over the course of the series despite being implemented by multiple staff members and having stories of various lengths.
HTML and CSS
A collection of photos taken on my travels. Shots are from New Zealand (Doubtful Sound, Milford Sound, Auckland, Queenstown and Abel Tasman NP), Washington, Colorado and Las Vegas. For photos of my dog Tucker and other shots, follow me on Instagram.