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Résumé

PROFILE

A multimedia journalist skilled in science, health, entertainment, and news reporting as well as web producing.

SKILLS

  • Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator
  • PC and Apple operating systems
  • Video and audio editing, including Avid Newscutter, FinalCut and iMovie
  • Web production, including HTML, CSS, Drupal, WordPress, Moveable Type
  • Social media platforms, including Twitter, Pinterest, Facebook, Tumblr and Instagram

EXPERIENCE

Broadcasting & Cable Magazine                                               July 2013-present

Editorial Assistant

  • Edited, wrote and published content for web
  • Managed, edited and sent multiple daily newsletters for the publication
  • Worked with editors, reporters and other staff to ensure articles were published in a timely manner
  • Wrote items for the print edition, including executive profiles and special features
  • Helped facilitate the site’s CMS transition and redesign, including training staff on new procedures

Freelance                                                                                            April 2013-present

Writer/Editor

  • Managed personal blog/website, editing and writing content
  • Wrote stories for Daily Mail’s entertainment page

RadarOnline                                                                                 June 2011-April 2013

Web Producer                                                                                                           

  • Managed publishing of content on website, which garnered 5 million uniques per month
  • Collaborated with other producers to ensure continuity and uniformity of content
  • Edited video and audio using FinalCut Pro and Quicktime
  • Used Google Analytics and Chartbeat to assess content performance
  • Utilized social media to promote site content through Tweetdeck

La Sierra University                                                                Jan. 2013-March 2013

Adjunct Faculty                                                                                                           

  • Taught Advanced Writing for Print Media during the Winter 2013 Quarter
  • Assigned students a variety of articles, including analyses, commentaries, and features

Neon Tommy                                                                                    Jan. 2010-May 2011

Deputy Editor                                                                                        Sep. 2010-May 2011

  • Managed 5 section editors and staff, overseeing up to 30 people
  • Collaborated to maintain editorial calendar, working with editorial leadership team
  • Ensured accurate and timely publication of content
  • Monitored analytics using Google Analytics

Associate News Editor/Executive Producer                                   Jan. 2010-Sep. 2010

  • Managed stories on home page
  • Copy edited and created SEO-friendly headlines
  • Promoted stories on the site’s Twitter and Facebook accounts

La Sierra University                                                                     July 2006-July 2009

Academic Advisor/Administrative Analyst                                                                       

  • Advised students on academic probation
  • Assisted the Dean and the Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences with editing and constructing general correspondence as well as university proposals
  •  Maintained database of students on the Dean’s List and Academic Probation

La Sierra University                                                                      Sep. 2004-June 2005

Editor-in-Chief, Criterion                                                                                            

  • Edited La Sierra University student newspaper, managing a staff of 10 reporters and contributors
  • Worked with students and the administration to publish biweekly print issues
  • Helped with layout and design of paper, using Adobe InDesign

EDUCATION

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif., May 2011
M.A: Online Journalism, May 2011, Phi Kappa Phi honor society, Outstanding Graduate Scholarship award

La Sierra University, Riverside, Calif., June 2006, summa cum laude
B.A: English: writing with a minor in biology, University Honors Program

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