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Stories featured in the Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles magazine, LA Weekly and NUVO newsweekly, as well as on APM’s Marketplace, The Huffington Post, Neon Tommy and L.A. Currents; received 2011 L.A. Press Club award for Best Online Feature, and won third for 2012 Online Journalist of the Year.
Master’s degree in journalism from USC, May 2013; bachelor’s degree in rhetoric from Bates College, May 2010.
Adept in new media production, including web aggregation, DSLR photography, Adobe Photoshop, broadcast packages, Final Cut Pro, and several content management systems.
Business Reporting Fellow, Los Angeles Times
June – August 2013, Los Angeles CA
Covered clean technology and the alternative fuel auto industry around Los Angeles and beyond.
Contributed content both print and online on a steady but fast-paced basis.
Created photo galleries with editorial content to sustain Highway 1 readers’ interest while offering useful information about their current or future car purchases.
Editor-in-Chief, Neon Tommy
May 2012 – May 2013, Los Angeles, CA
Other positions held: Executive Producer (Sept. 2011 – present); Deputy News Editor (Dec. 2011 – May 2012); Assistant News Editor (Oct. – Dec. 2011)
Coordinated special projects, including 20th anniversary coverage of the 1992 L.A. riots and continued coverage of April 2012 double homicide near campus, personally carrying out investigation to hold LAPD accountable.
Planned and executed comprehensive coverage of 2012 presidential election, boosting site traffic from our average 10K page visits per day to 35K on Nov. 6.
Significantly improved quality control and efficiency by establishing new model of accountability for section editors and reporters.
Interim News Editor, NUVO newsweekly
March – June 2011, Indianapolis, IN
Other positions held: Editorial Assistant (Dec. 2010 – March 2011); Editorial Intern (Aug. – Dec. 2010)
Managed freelancers and reporters to produce weekly news section, including several cover stories; weighed in on editorial decisions for upcoming issues; assisted in publication’s transition online.
Previous work and internship experience in magazine publishing at Los Angeles magazine (Dec. 2012 – May 2013), podcast production, communications and media relations, program management and nonprofit development.
Trained in multimedia storytelling, with editing experience inside the newsroom and reporting interests spanning local, national and global issues.
CMS/Databases: Drupal; Digital Suite; Foundation; Raiser’s Edge.
Programs: Final Cut Pro 7; InDesign; Adobe Photoshop CS5; Audacity 2.0.
Online: HTML/CSS coding; WordPress; social media including Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr; embeddable online cloud content sites including YouTube, Flickr, Soundcloud and Storify.
Photojournalism: Digital SLR – Canon EOS T2i; audio slideshow, web video and broadcast package production.