Resume

EDUCATION

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Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

Candidate for Bachelor of Science in Journalism, minor in Art History

Relevant coursework: 19th Century Art, Multimedia Storytelling, Media Presentation: Magazine, Reporting & Writing


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

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The Knot Magazine Incoming Photography and Design Intern 

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

  • Built animation about exhibit production process using Explee Animation Software
    • Contact & interview exhibition production team, from curator to fabricators, about production process
  • Enhance, retouch and resize images in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator
    • Manipulated image given to museum by White House to prepare it for large format printing
  • Produced multimedia digital presentation about Smithsonian’s exhibit production process for educational outreach to students at Howard University
  • Shadowed Smithsonian’s graphic artists and exhibit specialists, including lessons in postscripting and RIP software
  • Attend handshake meetings between design and production departments

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Georgetown Bride Studio Social Media Assistant / Blogger

  • Brainstorm, pitch, write, and upload content for weekly blog post using Squarespace
  • Video and edit makeup and hair tutorials for website and blog using DSLR Nikon camera and Adobe Premier Pro
  • Curate, caption and post to Georgetown Bride Instagram using UNUM app
  • Shadow wedding party hair and makeup

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Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art Communications Aide / Blogger

  • Pitch, write and create blog content
  • Greet and direct visitors at museum events, assemble Facebook albums using professional photographs afterward
  • Research and compile social media numbers from competing museums
  • Design event fliers

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Museum of the City of New York Marketing and Communications Intern

  • Wrote weekly MCNY publicity reports
  • Brainstormed marketing and social media pitches for museum events with team
  • Created media advisory notices for events and hand-picked outlets, editors and writers to send them to
    • As a result of my pitch, NY Magazine printed feature article on MCNY program
  • Handled social media during major museum event (Uptown Bounce Finale) resulting in significant increase in Twitter activity

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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