Bailey began working for KSMU as a photography intern in October of 2017. She left her internship in March 2018, only to return in June to beging working as both a news reporter and photographer. In addition to working with KSMU, she works for Missouri State's photo services and student-run newspaper, The Standard. She has previously interned at the Snohomish County Tribune, Sullivan Independent News and Babe Ruth League. Upon graduation in May of 2019, she hopes to continue her career in photojournalism.