Resume

EXPERIENCE

Staff Writer/Editor, Medical Group Management Association, Englewood, CO,  April 2016-Present
Write content and edit articles submitted by freelancers for the Association’s monthly magazine, MGMA Connection, and website. Assist with strategic planning for content across the organization. Edit the Association’s bi-monthly content newsletter. Produce and host MGMA Small Talk, a bi-weekly podcast with industry experts.

Freelance Writer/Producer,  June 2010-Present
Produce and write features for a number of different publications and programs, including Narratively, The Week, Mental Floss, The Local-Fort Greene, Our Town, West Side Spirit, NPR, APM, America’s Test Kitchen, WNYC, and more.

Editor, Corner Media Group, Brooklyn, NY,  June 2015-January 2016
Edited and maintained the hyperlocal news sites, Ditmas Park Corner and Kensington BK. Wrote and reported on local news, assigned and edited freelance work, maintained social media presence for the news sites.

Tour Guide/Researcher, Turnstile Tours, Brooklyn, NY,  June 2013-March 2015
Led Food Cart Tours in the Financial District and Midtown, conducted continuing research to enhance tours, helped research and build new historic tours along the Brooklyn Waterfront.

Post-Production Assistant, Sandy Storyline, Brooklyn, NY, September 2014-December 2014
Assisted with the logging of interviews collected from victims of Hurricane Sandy and edited interviews into short features for the website, exhibits, and events.

Teaching Assistant, Salt Institute for Documentary Studies, Portland, ME, July 2014
Assisted with an intensive one-week radio workshop for high school students. Assisted with audio recording and editing, as well as interview techniques and public radio methodology.

Teaching Assistant, Columbia Center for Digital Humanities, New York, NY,  January 2014-May 2014
Assisted students and visiting scholars with audio recording and editing, as well as interview techniques and oral history methodology. Built an online archive of oral history interviews collected.

Multimedia Intern, NPR’s State of the Re:Union, November 2013-March 2014
Researched and collected stories for State of the Re:Union’s multimedia partnership with Cowbird and Hollow about what keeps people in rural areas of the country. Edited audio into non-narrated stories.

Intern, Studio 360, New York, NY,  January 2013-May 2013
Assisted with the basic, day-to-day tasks of a weekly radio show, booked and prepped potential interview guests, pitched, produced and edited segments of the show.

Program Assistant, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY,  September 2010-April 2012
Edited grant proposals for NIH grants and others. Updated and maintained several research websites.

Research Intern, Condé Nast Traveler, New York, NY, September-December 2009
Conducted research and fact checking for main features in the magazine, worked closely with copy editing team.

Editorial Intern, The Brooklyn Paper, Brooklyn, NY, July-August 2009
Covered local stories for the weekly newspaper and daily website, including coverage of local politics, arts, and the police blotter.

Producer, WNYU Radio, New York, NY, May 2009-July 2010
Led production team for Earshot, a current events and news talk show on WNYU, NYU’s completely student-run radio station. Responsibilities included hosting, researching, and running radio equipment.

Editorial Intern, ABC News Polling Unit, New York, NY, January-May 2009
Assisted the Polling Unit with fact checking and basic poll analysis. Contributed to web articles and other projects.

Editorial Intern, Condé Nast Portfolio.com, New York, NY, September-December 2008
Assisted with editorial management and organization, participated in editorial meetings, contributed to news, fashion and technology blogs, contributed articles and profiles to the website.

Intern, U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel’s Office, Washington, DC, July-August 2008
Assisted with basic office tasks, replied to constituent phone calls and emails, organized the Senator’s schedule and daybook, conducted Capitol tours for visitors to the Senator’s office.

Sales Associate, NYU Computer Store, New York, NY, February 2007-September 2010
Assisted customers on the sales floor, filled out order requests, stocked shelves, and ran the cash register. Answered customer questions concerning computer equipment.

News Intern, NET Radio News, Lincoln, NE, May-August 2007, May 2009
Assisted the news director with the organization of newscasts, conducted phone interviews and attended press conferences, wrote copy for air and edited audio.

EDUCATION
Columbia University, New York, NY
M.A. in Oral History, 2014
Thesis: Ambiguous Borders: Exploring the Definitions of Community in Red Hook, Brooklyn

Salt Institute for Documentary Studies, Portland, ME
Certificate in Documentary Radio and Multimedia Storytelling, 2012

New York University, New York, NY
B.A. in Journalism and Politics, 2010; GPA: 3.66
Professional Certificate in Graphic Design Production, 2010

ACTIVITIES
826NYC, Volunteer and Tutor, 2011-2015
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Team in Training Participant and Mentor, 2012-2014
NYU College of Arts and Science Peer to Peer Mentor, 2008-2010
CAS Undergraduate Orientation Leader, Summer 2008-Summer 2009

SKILLS
Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut Pro, Pro Tools, Hindenburg, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Python, Drupal, WordPress, Kentico, Data Visualization, Project Management, Social Media