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NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY // graduation: March 2017

  • Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications – B.S. in Journalism (Magazine)
  • Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences – B.S. in Political Science

work experience

The New York Times

News assistant intern // June 2017 - Present

  • Perform as a news assistant for the Smarter Living section of NYTimes.com
  • Implement digital strategy to attract new readers through a focus on service journalism
  • Lead projects designed to enhance The New York Times’s digital readership and engagement
  • Aid in the production and execution of newsletters, SEO initiatives and social promotion

ESPN

Editorial intern // June 2016 - Aug. 2016

  • Edit and build stories from ESPN.com’s team-based and national baseball writers
  • Work integrally on conception, production and roll out of major projects such as the ranking of the top 100 baseball players of all time
  • Wrote reported articles and produced infographics for ESPN.com
  • Participate in planning and editorial meetings with staff members from various editorial and television departments

VOX

Graphics and data reporting intern // March 2016 - June 2016

  • Produce short- and long-form stories for Vox.com
  • Illustrate cover images and infographics for articles and videos on Vox.com
  • Use data and programming skills to express complex ideas and statistics in understandable visuals
  • Participate in planning and editorial meetings with deputy managing editor and graphics editor
  • Work with Vox.com writers to make their stories more visually engaging and informative

INSIDE NU

Editor-in-chief, beat writer //  Feb. 2013 – present

  • Cover Northwestern University sports teams on a 24/7 basis for SB Nation’s Northwestern sit
  • Incorporate original reporting, film, statistics and analysis to produce comprehensive, in-depth stories
  • Create, assign, report, write, edit and fact-check stories published on the site daily
  • Organize a staff of 15-plus students to ensure stories are timely, accurate and engaging
  • Appear on local and national television and radio shows to discuss Northwestern and college sports
  • Produce, edit, write and appear on video features, documentaries and podcasts
  • Promote stories and engage readers on Twitter, Facebook and in comment sections

WASHINGTONIAN

Editorial fellow //  June 2015 – Aug. 2015

  • Fact-check, research and copy edit features and stories daily for the web and print magazine
  • Pitch, write and report short- and long-term stories for Washingtonian.com and the magazine
  • Pitched and critiqued story ideas in weekly editorial meetings with senior staff members
  • Report stories independently, including a series from the Citi Open professional tennis tournament

MEDILL NEWS SERVICE

Education Reporter // Jan. 2015 – March 2015

  • Cover education, along with politics, national security and other national issues on Capitol Hill
  • Report and produce written and multimedia stories for MedillontheHill.net and US News
  • Organize staff as web producer and social media manager, ensuring the site maintained its standards

NORTHWESTERN MAGAZINE

Editorial Intern  //  June 2014 – present

  • Write features, obituaries, captions and other content for Northwestern’s quarterly alumni magazine
  • Assist with proofreading, fact checking, design, social media and other parts of production
  • Participate in yearly editorial board meetings with influential alumni to critique the past year’s issues

IN THESE TIMES

Editorial Intern  //  June 2014 – Aug. 2014

  • Research, fact-check and proofread for In These Times magazine and website
  • Participate in all editorial meetings and pitch longer stories for both the magazine and website to editors
  • Write features in the magazine and blog posts
  • Assist web editor in content promotion, social media and traffic-tracking

OTHER WORK EXPERIENCES

  • SPORTS ILLUSTRATED // June 2014
    Built an interactive graphic for a story about the NCAA's all-time leader in career three-pointers made
  • THE WALL STREET JOURNAL // Feb. 2014
    Covered the first day of the Northwestern football players’ union hearing for WSJ.com

skills and accolades

  • Social media prowess across platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Reddit and LinkedIn
  • Experience with web analytics, Chartbeat, SEO, AP Style, copy editing, fact checking and research
  • Proficient with Scribe, Wordpress, Chorus, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Tableau, LexisNexis, Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere and After Effects


References available upon request.