Work Experience

Assistant Editor, The Points Guy
August 2015 - April 2016, New York, New York

-Managed social media and online engagement of more than one million readers on our website and social platforms, including Facebook, Twitter and YouTube
-Assisted in management and editing of content from freelance writers and contributors
-Aided in research, analytics and other general tasks related to editorial, business and media outreach
-Maintained responsibilities from my internship listed below

 

Full-time Editorial Intern, The Points Guy
May 2015 - August 2015, New York, New York

-Wrote daily news and feature content about credit card and frequent flyer points, travel deals and strategies, and other news relevant to our readers
-Responsible for publishing and post-publication management of content, mostly preformed in Wordpress and Disqus
-Researched and produced Sunday Reader Question series
-Managed analytics data from services, including Google Analytics and Adobe Marketing Cloud

 

Graphics Reporter, Columbia Missourian
August 2014 - December 2014, Columbia, Missouri

-Created day-turn and longform information graphics
-Used a variety of tools, including Illustrator, Highcharts, D3, Leaflet and more, to create static and interactive graphics
-Worked with reporters and copy editors to create timely and effective content on deadline

 

Online Marketing Intern, Council on International Educational Exchange
June 2014 - August 2014, Portland, Maine

-Relaunched social media presence for study abroad programs
-Developed comprehensive and scalable marketing strategy for social media
-Collaborated with marketing team to meet deadlines
-Worked in conjunction with other departments to ensure quality standards

 

Webstaff Intern, The Hartford Courant
May 2013 - August 2013, Hartford, Connecticut

-Contributed text stories to ConneCT, the Courant’s technology blog
-Produced multimedia content, such as photo galleries and javascript-based visual timelines for multiple
publications, including courant.com, FOX CT and CTnow.com

 

 

Education


Missouri School of Journalism, Columbia, Missouri
Bachelor of Journalism, emphasis in Convergence Journalism, May 2015
Spanish language minor, Multicultural Certificate

-Developed multimedia journalism skills, including video and audio production, information graphics, data journalism, and computer programming
-Contributed content to local publications, such as the Columbia Missourian, KBIA Radio (NPR-member station) and Missouri Business Alert

University of Seville, Seville, Spain
CIEE Advanced Liberal Arts study abroad program, Fall 2013

-Participated in total language immersion program
-Gained new cultural skills related to communication

 

Honors and competencies

Latin Honors: Cum laude
Dean’s List: 7/7 Semesters
Production competencies: Familiar with industry-standard equipment, including Zoom and Marantz microphones, and DSLRs for video and still image collection
Computer competencies: Final Cut Pro X, Audition, Illustrator, Photoshop, Excel, HTML, CSS, Javascript
Spanish Language: Proficient in speech, writing and reading