Address: 201 Stanwix Street Pittsburgh, PA 15222 Apartment 515
I am a current junior student at Point Park University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. I am double majoring in journalism and political science. I am also a member of the Track & Field Team at Point Park. I like to write about sports, politics, and newsworthy topics. I am also very involved in public speaking.
• Experience with the following Adobe programs: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe Premiere.
• Effective interviewer.
• Copyediting and proofreading.
• Strong interpersonal skills.
• Focused, sensible leader.
• Deadline driven.
Youngstown Youth Flag Football Association (April, 2013 – June, 2015)
[Boardman, OH]: Served five seasons as a referee for the league.
Point Park Sports Live Broadcaster (September, 2015 – Present)
[Pittsburgh, PA]: I covered play-by-play and color commentary duties on multiple occasions for Point Park’s online streaming of their sports teams. I covered men’s and women’s soccer, women’s volleyball, and men’s and women’s basketball.
UView Television Beat Reporter (September, 2015 – March, 2016)
[Pittsburgh, PA]: During my time at Point Park’s television studio, I regularly appeared as the beat reporter for men’s soccer, women’s soccer, and women’s volleyball on the show Pioneer Sideline.
St. John’s Cemetery Maintenance Employee (June, 2016 – August, 2016)
[Campbell, OH]: Helped maintain the grounds of the cemetery, cut grass, trim bushes, water plants, pull weeds, and clean windows.
Dixon Golf Sales Representative (July, 2016)
[Canton & Hubbard, OH): Worked as a sales representative for Dixon Golf during two golf outings, offering hole prizes for players who competed in and completed the hole challenge.
Point Park News Service (November, 2016)
[Pittsburgh, PA]: Published my profile story on Point Park Athletic Communications Director Kevin Taylor.
Point Click PGH (December, 2016)
[Pittsburgh, PA]: Published my feature story on the late football star Darius Patton, who suffered from mental illness.
Boys & Girls Club of Youngstown (December, 2016)
[Youngstown, OH]: Published writer for the Boys & Girls Club of Youngstown’s online website. Also created and edited the club’s Christmas event video.
Intern for U.S. Congressman Tim Ryan (May, 2017 – June, 2017)
[Washington, D.C.]: As an intern I answered phone calls, sent constituents to meetings, typed up the daily press clips, and kept a blog of my experiences.
• Wrote factual, engaging news on my blog posts @ partikaposts.com.
• Upcoming internship with the Youngstown Vindicator.
Poland Seminary High School class of 2015
Point Park University class of 2019
Bachelor of Arts: Journalism & Political Science