My Little Dear: A Feature Story

Description: A feature story I wrote for my very first communications class. I worked on this paper for an entire semester! Finally, I took it to my professor a day before it was due to get final feedback. She regretingly told me it was 80% narrative and 20% research. She needed 20% narrative and 80%…

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Paternity Leave Arguement Analysis

Description: A paper I wrote analyzing an editorial article written by Scott Coltrane. The purpose of the paper was to teach students to not only think critically, but read critically. Date: Winter 2018 PART 1: READING WITH THE GRAIN Summary: In his Atlantic Daily article, The Risky Business of Paternity Leave,Scott Coltrane, a professor of sociology…

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Parkland: Media Coverage Analysis

Description: A paper I wrote which covers several weeks of media coverage from the moment the Parkland shooting occured. The purpose of the paper was to use as many resources as possible as much as possible without plagarizing or editorializing. The first section is the paper, the second is a bibliography and the third an…

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The Venue: A PR Plan

Description: A group project which I individually dedicated 40+ hours to. I designed and created the book, wrote the press release, designed the adds, and wrote several pages of content. My team wrote the rest of the content, contacted The Venue’s owner, wrote the survey and helped proofread and edit the content. I poured everything…

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Political Differences: Memo

How BYU-Idaho students compare to the rest of America. Description: This memo was researched, written and designed individually. The purpose was to identify the differences between BYU-Idaho students and other college students in America as it pertains to preformance and political influence. Date: Spring 2018

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Social Media & Dating

An analysis of how long it takes BYU-Idaho students to graduate Description: This project was completed individually. I summarized data I recieved and organized it into charts and graphs using Excel. I also wrote, designed and created the final report. Date: Spring 2018

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#Discoverthebook

An analysis of social media usage Description: This project was completed individually. I researched, wrote, designed, and created the entire project using InDesign and Nuvi. The purpose was to identify how to create engagement on social media and also committ to sharing a religious message throughout the semester. I posted once or twice a week…

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Graduation Data: Project

An analysis of how long it takes BYU-Idaho students to graduate Description: This project was completed in a group. It hinged on the analysis of data collected from a survey the group created. The purpose was to identify how long it takes BYU-Idaho students to graduate and what factors contribute to a longer or shorter…

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Why Sponsor a Teacher

Edward Lorenz coined the term The Butterfly Effect while presenting his findings to the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 1972. He theorized the flap of a butterfly’s wings in Brazil could affect a tornado in Kansas. Steve Hartman with CBS news uncovered a story of a man who applied the butterfly effect not to…

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The New MacBook

Description: An article I wrote for my mass media and society class. The assignment intended for us to write about podcasts we listened to each week about trends in media. Date: July 2018 In episode 313 of The Vergecast Paul, Dieter, and Nilay talked about the new MacBook Pro and the convention that went along…

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