Journalist and Writer

Résumé

Work History

Work History

 

The New York Times

Project Manager, Newsroom
July 2018 —

  • Compile, quantify and track the work of Carolyn Ryan, Assistant Managing Editor in charge of recruitment and newsroom culture

  • Work with desk heads and masthead to schedule and execute final interviews in top journalistic positions

  • Evaluate and track newsroom staffing

  • Pioneer career development in one of the world’s most historic newsrooms, crafting and implementing multi-part training programs to increase employee retention, stability and overall morale

  • Organize and assist with newsroom conference attendance, to both foster employee development and recruit for key positions


The Playlist

Contributor / Critic
June 2017 —

  • Craft unique and clickable reviews for upcoming independent and popular TV shows and films

  • Submit pitches and write articles (usually op-eds and interviews, 800-1200 words) for independent site focusing on film and TV

  • Work closely with Editor-in-Chief to write on relevant new topics


  • Found, pitched and wrote news stories for morning/afternoon coverage

  • Covered news topics including politics, music, film, TV, and human interest

  • Communicated with News Editor to pitch pieces and write up articles from press releases

Paste Magazine

Editorial Intern
May - July 2018


Slate

Culture Intern
March - May 2018

  • Pitched and wrote articles on the latest in entertainment, ranging from analytical pieces to news coverage

  • Contributed additional features to human interest, science, and LGBT beats; participated in culture podcasts

  • Integral voice on the Slate culture team, participating in pitch meetings, collaborative article brainstorming, and daily write-ups

  • Facilitated and assisted in organizing weekly Dear Prudence live chat

  • Sorted and delivered mail according to office preferences; organized review copies of books


Our Better Half Podcast

Producer
Dec. 2017 - Feb. 2018

  • Produced local podcast on sex and aging, recording and editing episodes

  • Managed podcast social media and website

  • Scheduled interviews, facilitated recorded conversations


  • Pitched column themes to editor

  • Conducted appropriate research, including watching and reviewing films and media

  • Worked with editor to produce snappy, energetic pieces about the world of online streaming

The Valley Advocate

"Stream Queen" Columnist
Feb. 2017 - Feb. 2018


ScreenRant

Contributor, News and Features
Aug. 2016 - May 2017

  • Took on article assignments (news assigned in Asana, features pitched) and reported progress to editors

  • Performed appropriate research for articles, turning around work within 1-2 hours

  • Wrote at least 20 articles per month


  • Created promotional graphics for print and social media

  • Came up with ideas to amp up Museum attendance via social media

  • Promoted various Museum events and exhibitions via Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook

  • Managed social media via HootSuite

  • Researched changes for website

Brooklyn Historical Society

Social Media Marketing Intern
June 2015 - Aug. 2015


  • Created infographics and promotional materials in Photoshop

  • Crafted marketing copy for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and websites; logged copy into Hootsuite

  • Assisted supervisor with in-person marketing strategies/presentations

Cindy Ashton

Communications Assistant
June 2015 - Aug. 2015


  • Aided in the assembly and distribution of promotional print materials

  • Performed marketing research for Museum and compiled findings for supervisor

  • Edited the Museum’s website and crafted posts for social media (primarily Facebook)

Smith College Museum of Art

Communications Assistant
June 2014 - Aug. 2014

 
 

Education

 
 

Graduated cum laude with a 3.9 GPA. Member of Phi Beta Kappa.

Gold Key Tour Guide; Film Studies Liaison; WOZQ Radio DJ; Student Events Committee Films Chair (2014-2015) and Executive Board Chair (2015-2016); Labrys art and literature magazine Secretary (2012-2013), Vice Chair (2013-2014), and Editor in Chief (2015-2016); 2013 Head of New Students and 2014-2015 Student Academic Adviser for Talbot House.

Smith College

Bachelor of Arts in Film Studies and the Study of Women and Gender
Sept. 2012 - May 2016