Published Writing

View the editions I worked on at Ball Bearings Magazine as Executive Editor here and here.

We Are Coming focused on how millennials are poised to change the nation.

Our Money. Their Secrets is an investigative issue centered on the cost of college.

  • Gold Medalist for General Magazine Hybrid Critique by Columbia School of Journalism
  • Best Student Magazine by Region 5 of the Society of Professional Journalists

Features/Reported Stories

A Hidden Home An estimated 58,000 college students are homeless throughout the country. Alicia Herder was one of them.

  • National Finalist in SPJ’s Online Feature Reporting Category
  • First place winner Indiana Collegiate Press Association Best Feature Story
  • First place winner SPJ Region 5 Online Feature Reporting

News Features/Profiles

Everything for the American Kennel Club, Betterpet, and Cuteness

“Booker T. Pug Inspires Confidence and Reading Comprehension as Therapy Dog

• First place winner Online Articles Category: Other Dog Writers Association of America

Therapy Dog Provides Virtual Comfort to Hospital as ‘Flat Finn’

• First place winner Online Articles Category: Rescue Dog Writers Association of America

Kahlua and Whiskey Advance Through Dog Sports

Literary Corgis Shine in Dog Sports

Rescue Dog “Baloo” Defies Stereotypes, Becomes Canine Athlete

What It’s Really Like to Get a Puppy During COVID-19

CGC & Me: Fearful ‘Marge’ & Energetic ‘Red’ Excel as Canine Partners

News Articles

What to know about canine CBD in 2020

10 Science-Based Benefits of Having a Dog

Crate Training Benefits: Why A Crate Is Great for You and Your Dog

What puppy owners should know about Parvo

Why Does My Dog Eat Toilet Paper?

Why Do Dogs Bark at Each Other?

Can Dogs Drink Coffee?

Commerce Content

5 Easy Ways to Keep Your Dog’s Teeth Clean

6 Toys to Get Your Dog Amped for Dock Diving

The Best Puppy Toys

New Puppy Checklist

Best Toys and Games For Senior Dogs

Best Dog Bowls and Water Bottles

Best Slow Feed Bowls

Best Dog Chew Toys

Best Dog Toys

How-To Content

How to Become a Creative Director From Actual Creative Directors

How to Become a Professional Photographer: Expert Advice

How to Make Photo Selects: A Photographer’s Guide to Choosing Photos

What You Need for a Photoshoot: Equipment and Studio Setup Guide

10 Graphic Designers to Follow on Instagram 2021

How to Care for your Pit Bull with Allergies

How to Treat Burned Dog Paws

How to Keep Your Dog Active During the COVID-19 Pandemic

How to Evaluate Rapid Breathing in Cats

How to Treat Painful Lumps Between your Dog’s Toes

How to Soothe your Dog’s Cracked Toes


I Tried Exercising at Night for a Week Straight — Here’s What I Learned

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