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Professional Experience — Multimedia Journalist
CAMPAIGN US — New York, NY
Platforms Reporter/ Social Media Manager
● Report on breaking news, social campaigns, the rise of chatbots and diversity with short pieces, in-depth features and Q+As shared up to 20K times.
● Manage the Facebook, Twitter channels and develop social strategies.
NBC NEWS — New York, NY
Audience Development Intern
● Researched SEO keywords using Google Trends and Keyword Planner for NBC News, MSNBC and TODAY.com.
● Developed story ideas and packages based around keyword search volume.
● Analyzed posts on Omniture, Ad Hoc Analysis, Google Webmaster Tools.
TOM’S GUIDE and LAPTOP MAGAZINE — New York, NY
Editorial and Production Intern
● Wrote daily pieces covering new products, online security, Facebook’s real-name policy, best apps for students, and virtual reality gloves.
● Interviewed by Fox News for my coverage on Google’s new My Account page.
NBCUNIVERSAL OWNED TELEVISION STATIONS — New York, NY
● Pitched, researched and wrote features and news daily for NBC stations in 11 major cities, shared up to 700 times on Facebook.
● Reported on financial literacy for kids, 3D printing’s impact on the environment, advances in health care, and a new Oreo flavor.
NEW YORK MAGAZINE: BEDFORD + BOWERY — New York, NY
● Wrote two local enterprise pieces a day.
● Covered the Ferguson protests, the Bowery Mission seeking donations, rising transit fares, women in the film industry, and how occultists view Halloween.
CITY WEEKEND MAGAZINE — Shanghai, China
Editorial and Video Intern
● Reviewed bars and restaurants and shot and edited weekly videos on things to do in Shanghai, air pollution, and the expat community.
NEW YORK UNIVERSITY — New York, NY
MA in Journalism, Concentration: Magazine Writing, Graduated: Dec. 2015
Received a full-ride scholarship
UNIVERSITY OF SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco, CA
BA in Creative Writing; Journalism and Theatre minors, Graduated Cum Laude: May 2013
-Rich Media Editor/Writer (Foghorn Newspaper)
● OXFORD UNIVERSITY — Oxford, England
● LOYOLA UNIVERSITY CHICAGO — Rome, Italy
● COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY: summer TV writing intensive — New York, NY
SEO Research, Social Media, Premiere, Final Cut Pro, iMovie, After Effects, Digital SLR Cameras, Photoshop, Data Visualization, HTML, Wordpress, Excel, French
Culture, Arts & Entertainment, Breaking News, Technology, Social Justice, International News