- B.A., Texas Tech University, 2011
- TA for EMC 3308 – Visual Communications – Fall 2011
- TA for EMC 4301 – The Blockbuster – Fall 2011
- Web intern for Covenant Health System in Lubbock, TX, May 2011 – August 2011: Kept hospital website and social media up to date and running smoothly.
- Copy editor at The Daily Toreador in Lubbock, TX, Sept. 2010 – May 2011: Corrected grammatical and AP style mistakes and clarified copy in articles for Texas Tech's newspaper.
- Intern at KCBD NewsChannel 11 in Lubbock, TX, June 2010 – July 2010: Wrote stories for the evening news and station website, transcribed interviews, and edited video for the newscasts.
- Texas Tech University Scholar scholarship, 2007-2011
- Helen DeVitt Jones Graduate Fellowship, 2011-2012