As a digital content producer for Action News Jax, it’s my responsibility to be the first to break news online, in social media and through mobile push alerts.
When siblings Bri’ya and Braxton Williams disappeared from their front yard Dec. 15, prompting an Amber Alert and multi-agency search for the 5 and 6-year-olds, I was the first to break the news in Jacksonville’s market.
Here is a sample of news articles I’ve written that have been published locally and nationally:
While earning my communications degree in multimedia journalism, I produced these video packages for Inside Jacksonville on CW17.
These links are to articles I wrote for UNF’s Spinnaker Media.
These links are to articles I wrote for various classes.
Kratom: Herbal Remedy or Dangerous Addiction
Position: Writer, narrator, interviewer, researcher, video editor, camera operator, lighting director
Description: This investigative news package was created for a Multimedia Reporting class at the University of North Florida. It’s about kratom, a dietary supplement that opiate addicts use to wean themselves off hard drugs like heroin and fentanyl.
Social Media Users’ Perceived Credibility of Modern Media
Position: Researcher, interviewer, writer, survey administrator
Description: I designed and administered an online survey that compared how respondents rated the credibility of a selection of media samples to evidence that proved the samples either credible or incredible. The scores were then compared across several demographic fields including political affiliation, age and social media experience. My data and analysis are available to read here.