Resume

Education

Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois
    Bachelor of Science, Journalism / Film & Media Studies / Graduated 2014
University College London, London, United Kingdom
    Affiliate Course, History / Sept. – Dec. 2012

Work Experience

Freelance, Writer
  • Write copy for SaaS company blog
  • Research and write online articles for blogs and magazines
  • Produce video content for YouTube
Walt Disney Animation Studios, Production Coordinator
  • Coordinate & transcribe interviews for book project
  • Track down, organize & log research materials
  • Manage the needs of directors and producers
Walt Disney Animation Studios, Researcher
  • Conducting historical research on Disney animated films
  • Shooting and editing video content
  • Writing editorial content
  • Designing using HTML and Wiki markup
Disney Interactive, Community Management Intern
  • Assisting production team on Disney Infinity Toy Box TV
  • Engaging the Disney Infinity community through social media
  • Facilitating in-game video game user-generated content for the Toy Box
  • Planning Toy Box Summit, an all-nighter hackathon, for community members
Sunset Magazine, Editorial Assistant
  • Developing and fact-checking articles
  • Writing and posting social media updates
  • Researching for Food, Garden, Travel and Home sections
Yahoo!, TV Editorial Contributor
  • Writing stories to publish on Yahoo! TV
  • Publicizing articles on social media
  • On-scene covering D23 Expo and Television Critics Association Press Tour
CBS Television Studios, Photo Intern
  • Assisting with photo uploads
  • Providing feedback to photographers during photo shoots
  • Attending to staff and talent at the Television Critics Association Press Tour
BOP & Tiger Beat Magazines, Editorial Intern
  • Researching entertainment news
  • Writing original material for the BOP & Tiger Beat website
Keats House Museum, Volunteer
  • Transcribing materials for publicity
  • Planning social media content
  • Assisting with public outreach & event preparation
Google, Extern
  • Assisting the Learning and Development Team
ITN News, Extern
  • Assisting the Communities Manager with social media editorial and YouTube video transcription
  • Monitoring production of ITN News evening program
Participant Media, Extern
  • Script coverage of developing projects
North by Northwestern, Columnist
    Other Positions: Associate Print Editor, Assistant Entertainment Editor, Opinion Editor, TV Blogger
  • Writing, assigning & editing articles, blogs & columns for online publication
  • Weekly Toon Times column (on animation) for the Entertainment section

Freelance Experience

The Songs of Spring - YouTube Video Production
Zapier - Freelance Contributor
Bustle - Part-Time Contributor
Mental Floss - Freelance Contributor
Indiewire - Freelance Contributor

Skills

Communications, Writing, Editing, Research, Copy Editing, Video Production, Video Editing, Photography, Photo Editing, Community Management, Social Media Management, Marketing, SEO Analysis, HTML, CSS, Javascript, jQuery & Wiki Markup

Programs/CMS: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint), Keynote, Adobe Photoshop, After Effects, Illustrator, Premiere Pro, AVID Media Composer, Final Cut Pro, Google Tools (Analytics, Adsense, Drive, Docs, Sheets), Salesforce, Wordpress, Blogger, Celtx, Keynote, Mac & PC Proficient