Experience

Freelance, Nov '16 - pres

Communications consultant

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

Reporter

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

Tri-County Reporter

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

Fill-in Broadcaster

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.

 

Skills

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

Education

Syracuse University
Syracuse, N.Y.
S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
M.A. Arts Journalism   
May 2013

Penn State University
University Park, Pa.
Schreyer Honors College
B.A. English, Writing emphasis
May 2012

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