Education

University of Oklahoma, Norman
  • B.A. in Journalism
  • Minor in women’s and gender studies
  • Graduated Dec. 2017

Honors

Society of Professional Journalists

• National winner: online sports reporting (2017)

• First place, Region 8: sports writing (2017)

• First place, Region 8: online sports reporting (2017)

Hearst Journalism Awards

• Eighth place: Personality/Profile Writing Competition (2017-18)

Columbia Scholastic Press Association

• First place: sports reporting for yearbook publications (2017)


Experience

Cox Media Group

Breaking news writer | Aug. 2017 – June 2018

Writes and aggregates news stories for diehards.com. Assists with growing and producing engaging content for Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts. Co-hosted weekly Oklahoma football video discussion with OU beat writer John Shinn. Responsible for Oklahoma State recruiting coverage.

The Oklahoman

Sports Department Intern | May 2016 – Sept. 2017

Designed 3-4 pages per night and edited copy. Filled in regularly to oversee sports section production. Assisted regularly with high school, OKC Energy FC, state college and NFL coverage. Broke news of Ryan Spangler’s Summer League deal with OKC Thunder, as well as his first pro contract in Japan.

Dallas Morning News

Oklahoma Sooners blogger | Jan. 2016 – May 2016

Provided online coverage of Oklahoma football and men’s basketball, writing daily blogs, news and postgame stories. Contributed to publication’s 2016 National Signing Day print section and NCAA Tournament coverage.

Sports Illustrated Campus Rush

University of Oklahoma correspondent | Jan. 2016 – May 2016

Assisted with Snapchat coverage of the men’s basketball 2016 NCAA Tournament and Final Four in Houston.

OU Daily

Reporter, Asst. Sports Editor, Sports Editor, Social Media Coordinator | Oct. 2014 – May 2016

Served as an Oklahoma football beat writer and worked as a photographer for road games in 2015. Broke news of Tashawn Thomas’ Summer League deal with Orlando Magic. Covered then-U.S. President Barack Obama’s visit to Durant, Okla., 2015 Sigma Alpha Epsilon racism scandal and Joe Mixon-Amelia Molitor case.


References

Email byjoebuettner@gmail.com to request references.

 
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