Freelance, Nov '16 - pres
Pitch coverage to media outlets; advise on brand strategy; assist at photo shoots for social media content. Current project with a floral design studio.
Philadelphia Gay News, Aug '15 - Oct '16
Write seven to 10 stories per week for website and weekly print publication; covering court cases, general assignment news and features in Philadelphia’s LGBT community; attend LGBT conferences.
The Reading Eagle Company, May '14 - Aug '15
Originated the Tri-County section, covering eastern Berks, western Montgomery and northern Chester counties.; wrote daily stories and created two pages of content on Sundays.
Business Insider, Oct '13 - May '14
The Life Intern
Wrote daily posts for the Life vertical of the Business Insider website, including original interviews, aggregate reporting and taking photos for slideshows; Sought photo publishing permission and set up contributor posts.
WEEU, Aug '13 - Oct '13
Wrote and delivered news briefs during morning and afternoon radio programming; Handled the station’s Twitter and Facebook accounts during live broadcasts outside the studio.
Language: AP Style, Conversational Spanish
Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr, Twitter, Wordpress
Technology: Audacity, Doris, Final Cut Pro X, InDesign, Mac OS, Newsmaker, Photoshop, PowerPoint, Prezi, ProTools, Soundcloud
S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
M.A. Arts Journalism
Penn State University
University Park, Pa.
Schreyer Honors College
B.A. English, Writing emphasis