Before joining NKU, Alyssa worked in print media as a copy editor, proofreader and page designer. In college, she interned at The Washington Times and The Washington Post, following training at the University of Missouri’s Columbia Missourian and Parkway Central High School’s Corral. She then worked for Freedom Communications as a copy editor and page designer on a consolidated/hub news desk for publications across the Florida Panhandle: Apalachicola Times, Crestview News Bulletin, The Destin Log, Gulf Defender, Holmes County Times—Advertiser, Northwest Florida Daily News, (Panama City) News Herald, Santa Rosa Press Gazette, The (Port St. Joe) Star, Walton Sun, and Washington County News. Among many others, she designed the pages and edited the stories seen below.
Alyssa also worked as a freelance copy editor and proofreader for multiple organizations, including Voices of Central Pennsylvania, the Atlantic Publishing Group, Inc., and Samsung Research America.