Reporter, The Arlington Advocate – June, 2013 – present
- Wrote local news, breaking news, police, education and feature stories.
- Live-tweeted news events as they happened.
- Led and contributed to regional writing projects.
- Developed an online presence across social media platforms.
Editor-in-Chief, The Gatepost – September, 2011 – May, 2013
- Managed an editorial board and staff of 30 students, led meetings and met weekly deadlines.
- Wrote regional and national award-winning articles.
- Managed social media platform via Twitter handle @TheGatepost and on Facebook.
- Edited stories. Supervised, directed newspaper layout.
- Helped redesign front page and various sections.
- Created popular monthly art review May Hall Monthly.
Intern, Metro Halifax in Halifax, N.S. – May – July, 2012
- Wrote short articles on tight, hourly deadlines for the web and a daily print edition.
- Covered city politics, breaking news, art, culture, music and food for an audience of young, urban professionals.
- Crowdsourced and aggregated content on Twitter for daily social media sidebar.
Contributor, Halifax Magazine – November, 2012 issue
- Wrote feature/profile on the olive oil industry and a new city-based oil “tasting bar.”
Intern, The MetroWest Daily News – May – August, 2011
- Wrote breaking news and feature articles, took photos and wrote web updates for the regional daily and local weekly Gatehouse Media, Inc. newspapers in surrounding towns.
- Bachelor of Arts in English with a concentration in journalism – May, 2013
- Framingham State University – Framingham, MA
- Graduated Magna Cum Laude – GPA: 3.9 on a 4.o scale within major, 3.7 overall
- Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Award – 2012
- First place, Editorial Writing – The Gatepost Editorial (national)
- SPJ MOE Award – 2012
- SPJ MOE Award – 2013
- First place, Editorial Writing – The Gatepost Editorial (regional)
- Betsy Harter Scholarship (English Department award) – 2012 – 13
- Photography/ video
- InDesign, Photoshop, GarageBand, Pro Tools, iMovie
- WordPress, SoundCloud, Vimeo
- AP/ MLA style
- Some very basic HTML