Resume

EDUCATION

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Medill School of Journalism, Media, and Integrated Marketing Communications, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

Candidate for Bachelor of Science in Journalism, minor in Art History, certificate in Integrated Marketing & Communications

Relevant coursework: Marketing Strategy; Digital, Social, and Mobile Marketing; Data Analytics; Multimedia Storytelling; Media Presentation; Media Design; Marketing Law, Policy, and Ethics; Consumer Insight


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

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The Knot Magazine  Photography and Design Intern 

  • Reported to both the Photography Director and Associate Photography Editor
  • Researched, edited, and organized photos for print magazine with circulation of 330,000 readers
  • Managed image database and photo rights contracts
  • Coordinated with 20+ photographers and contributors to secure photos for The Knot’s spring 2018 issue
  • Assisted photography director and design director on photo shoots– from creating casting call sheets to reviewing final images
  • Spearheaded and tripled The Knot’s database of racially and culturally diverse wedding vendors as a part of a company wide effort
  • Manipulated and check resolution on images using Adobe Photoshop for design purposes
  • Brainstormed, pitched, and wrote content for The Knot’s website and Facebook page

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The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History Graphic Production Intern

  • Enhanced, retouched and resized photographs in in Adobe Photoshop
    • Manipulated image given to museum by White House to prepare it for large format print
  • Created vectors and manipulated images in Adobe Illustrator to prepare for large format printing
  • Found software, pitched, produced, and built multimedia digital presentation about Smithsonian’s exhibit production process for educational outreach to students at Howard University
    • Contacted & interviewed exhibition production team, from curator to fabricators, about production process
  • Shadowed Smithsonian’s graphic artists and exhibit specialists, including lessons in postscripting and RIP software
  • Attended handshake meetings between design and production departments

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Georgetown Bride Studio Social Media Assistant / Blogger

  • Brainstormed, pitched, wrote, and uploaded content for weekly blog post using SquareSpace
  • Curated, captioned and posted to Georgetown Bride Instagram using UNUM app
  • Shadowed wedding party hair and makeup

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Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art Communications Aide / Blogger

  • Pitched, wrote and created blog content
  • Greeted and directed visitors at museum events, assembled Facebook albums using professional photographs afterward
  • Researched and compiled social media numbers from competing museums
  • Designed event fliers

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Museum of the City of New York Marketing and Communications Intern

  • Reported directly to the Marketing and Communications Director
  • Created media advisory notices for targeted marketing to editors and writers of NYC publications
  • Pitched and secured feature article about MCNY program in New York Magazine
  • Assembled weekly MCNY publicity reports to be shared with entire museum staff
  • Managed social media during Uptown Bounce museum event finale –with over 1,000 attendees—resulting in a 300% increase in Twitter engagement
  • Worked with marketing team to brainstorm marketing and social media pitches for museum events

N8Xa4O6zWestchester Magazine Editorial/Digital Intern

  • Wrote and published online and print articles on topics ranging from low income housing to Westchester eateries
  • Performed online research and called sources to fact check articles
  • Reported on events in the greater New York City area
  • Contacted and corresponded with photographers and other contributors to the magazine
  • Generated and pitched article ideas to editors
  • Assisted at photo shoots and magazine events

 


ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE

Merchandise Chair of Alpha Phi Sorority Beta Chapter, Evanston, IL

Medill Media Teens Mentoring Program, Chicago, IL


ADDITIONAL SKILLS

Computer:

  • WordPress, Squarespace
  • Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe Premier Pro
  • HTML, CSS
  • SPSS
  • InDesign
  • Microsoft Excel, Power Point

Social Media: Proficient with Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Pintrest, YouTube, Tumblr, Vine, SoundCloud

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