Kayla Davis



B.A. Journalism                                                                                              Denton. TX

The University of North Texas                                                                       May 2018

GPA 3.5


High School diploma                                                                                      Carrollton, TX

Creekview High School                                                                                  May 2014

3201 Old Denton Rd, Carrollton, TX 75007


Work Experience: 

North Texas Daily

Designer/Copy Editor                                                                                      May 2017-Present

  • Edit stories for grammar and AP style
  • Design pages in Adobe InDesign weekly for print

Staff Writer-News                                                                                      August 2016-May 2017

  • Pitch story ideas weekly
  • Interview sources and write stories on deadline


Serve Denton

Colocation Manager                                                                                    April 2016-Present

  • Create and schedule weekly social media content
  • Write press releases and blogs as needed
  • Manage the transitional housing facility, The Wheeler House


University of North Texas

Resident assistant                                                                                        August 2015-August 2017

  • Connect and incorporate residents in transitioning into a “college mindset/lifestyle”
  • Perform semi-skilled maintenance
  • Work cooperatively with the hall staff to see that the community needs of the building are met
  • Ensure a safe environment for residents to live
  • Abide by national security acts such as FERPA and The Clergy Act



  •  Fluent in American Sign Language
  • Proficient in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrater, Premiere Pro, Lightroom
  • Attention to detail
  • Efficient problem solving


Other experiences:

  • Camp counselor for the Mayborn High School Journalism Workshop, July 2017
  • Feature writing judge at the National High School Journalism Conference, Orlando, Florida, November 2015; editorial and photography judge, Seattle, Washington, April 2017
  • Student Voices columnist for Dallas Morning News, June 2013-May 2014
  • Editor at Creekview High School for the Trail Dust Yearbook and the Mane Event Newsmagazine


References available upon request