Resume

Experience

  • 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.
  • 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.

Education

  • 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

Awards

Skills

  • Photography/ video
  • InDesign, Photoshop, GarageBand, Pro Tools, iMovie
  • WordPress, SoundCloud, Vimeo
  • AP/ MLA style
  • Some very basic HTML

*References available upon request*

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