Resume

EDUCATION

The George Washington University, School of Media and Public Affairs

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication Magna Cum Laude  (December 2019)

  • SMPA Audience Development course; presented social media recommendations to news website Axios (April  2019)
  • Globalization & the Media study abroad trip to Paris (March 2019)
  • Women’s Leadership Program: a living and learning program for freshman that includes a weekly lecture by women in the professional world (August 2016 – May 2017)

EXPERIENCE

Planet Forward – Featured Contributor (June 2020 – Present)

  • Writing stories about the environment and sustainable solutions to climate change

Newsday – Freelance Writer (May 2020 – September 2020)

  • Contributed obituary coverage for print and digital as part of Newsday’s project to honor Long Islanders who have passed from COVID-19

Foreign Policy – Editorial Intern (September 2019 – December 2019)

  • Compiled data and assisted in writing of a story on campaign contributions from the State Department and other national security departments to 2020 presidential candidates
  • Built weekly stories on WordPress and located and secured photos through Getty Images
  • Wrote the Editors’ Picks newsletter and drafted daily social media posts for Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn

Newsday – News Intern (June 2019 – August 2019)

  • Wrote and published three news articles for print and digital
  • Created a photo story about uplifting illustrations and messages found throughout Long Island 
  • Took photographs for the prom online gallery and two stories
  • Contributed to Newsday’s daily Instagram content

GWU School of Media and Public Affairs-West Virginia University Student Reporting Partnership – Contributing Author (January 2019 – May 2019)

  • Assisted on the investigative story, ‘They looked at us like an easy target’: Inside West Virginia’s opioid battle, led by Pulitzer-prize winning Washington Post journalist Debbie Cenziper
  • Conducted interviews, research and reporting on how the opioid crisis is affecting families in West Virginia 
  • Wrote a story published by West Virginia University: Generation Opioids about babies exposed to opioids in utero that go through withdrawal and how the medical community has adapted to treat the growing number of cases.  

The Solidarity Center – Communications Intern (June 2018 – August 2018)

  • Wrote two articles and the daily newsletter to inform audiences on global labor practices
  • Conducted research and created infographics for social media
  • Updated web content including country profiles and photo essays 

West End Strategy Team – Intern (January 2018 – May 2018)

  • Assisted with media projects by organizing research and compiling lists into spreadsheets about various clients including Amnesty International, the National Council of Jewish Women and other organizations
  • Made infographics, shot photographs for social media and wrote press releases and advisories to be sent to regional media outlets 

MediaFile – International Editor (February 2017 – January 2020)

  • Edited articles, contributed on podcasts, facilitated creative pitches for writers and built posts on WordPress
  • Wrote pieces on international news and its impact on media by conducting interviews with various organizations and experts

Skills

Software

  • Adobe Audition
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Buffer
  • Canva
  • Excel
  • Google Drive
  • Microsoft Office
  • Nexus
  • Tape-A-Call
  • Videolicious
  • WordPress

Language

  • Conversational Spanish 


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