Work Experience

Founder HageyMedia — October 2015 — present
At HageyMedia, we specialize in helping early-stage real estate startups devise their communication strategies for customers, consumers and investors.

Reporter Inman — November 2011 — October 2015
Report, pitch, write and edit short, daily pieces and award-winning, long-form articles for publication at residential real estate news pub Inman. On Twitter @HageyRE (2,000+ followers).

My beat spans the business operations of major real estate portals, brands and technology for an audience of agents, brokerages, execs and the tech vendors who serve them.
Freelance Writer — September 2009 — November 2012
Pitch, write and report features for magazines like: Texas Monthly, Missouri Conservationist, Comstock's Magazine, Bay Nature
Editor - January 2013 - present
Edit Modus Operandi (aka MO, serialmo), an online publication of images + words. Currently on hiatus.
Staff Writer, Berkeley Times — February 2011 — July 2011
Covered the city news beat for the print-only weekly.
Staff Writer, The Shannon County Current Wave — May 2009 — April 2010
Wrote and photographed feature articles
Teaching Assistant, University of Missouri Journalism School — Fall 2007 – May 2009
Cross Cultural Journalism and Principles of American Journalism
Assistant Editor, University of Missouri School of Journalism — July 2008 – May 2009
Helped coordinate publication of MU Journalism's centennial commemorative book
Yoga Instructor, University of Missouri Student Rec Center — Jan 2008 – May 2009
Taught hatha yoga and yin yoga


National Association of Real Estate Editors Gold Award - 2014 National Association of Real Estate Editors Honorable Mention Award - 2014 National Association of Real Estate Editors Gold Award - 2013 Photography feature: "An Incident" photo gallery
Presentation: The Middle of Nowhere-Landscape Photography in the Midwest — October 2008
MU Museum of Art and Archaeology
Scripps-Howard Institute on the Environment Fellow — May 2008
An intensive, week-long environmental reporting fellowship in southern Florida
Presidential Award, St. Edward’s University — May 2004
Awarded to 12 graduating students for exemplifying the mission statement of St. Edward’s University
Distinguished Service Award, Student Publications, St. Edward’s University — May 2004
For four years of writing/editing for the Hilltop Views Student Newspaper


University of Missouri School of Journalism — December 2009
M.A. Journalism
St. Edward's University (Austin, Texas) — May 2004
M.A. Liberal Arts
St. Edward's University (Austin, Texas) — May 2002
B.S. Biochemistry (summa cum laude)


Photography – DSLR and 35mm. Proficient on both Mac and PC operating systems. Web design: CSS and HTML layout. Software: Adobe CS5.5, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Outlook, Google Docs, Basecamp, Trello, Slack