Dog Whisperer HQ // Los Angeles, CA
January 2020 — Present
Write articles, produce content, and shoot and edit videos for web and social media; run social media accounts; help manage a small team; assist with rebranding; work closely with Emmy Award-nominated producer Kay Sumner, the co-creator of the original Dog Whisperer TV show on National Geographic. http://www.dogwhispererhq.com
June 2015 — Present
Contributor for Tinder’s Swipe Life and The Good Trade. Published in VICE Media, Bitch Media, Entropy Magazine, Art of the Times, Bellus Magazine, Reality Hands Zine, Life in LA, CityBeat, Cincy Magazine, Acro Collective; radio feature on Popaganda Podcast, XRAY.fm and PRX; reported for NPR affiliate WVXU; started independent podcast series.
Just Detention International // Los Angeles, CA
December 2018 — March 2019
Work closely with JDI’s communications and development teams, providing support for key administrative and project management tasks; lead social media, graphic design and database management; have substantive knowledge of JDI’s mission and the dynamics of sexual abuse in detention, as well as a thorough understanding of JDI’s internal administrative systems, specifically its donor database and its website.
AvatarLabs // Los Angeles, CA
Copywriter, Content Strategist
September 2017 — January 2018
Write and edit copy for client proposals for the film and television industry; write and edit copy for social graphics, videos and deliverable content; attend brainstorm sessions to aid in content strategy for social campaigns; produce coverage for briefs after film screenings; write and edit copy for company website; communicate and work with clients.
NPR Member Station WVXU // Cincinnati, OH
September 2015 — April 2017
Assistant producer for 91.7 WVXU’s longform show “Cincinnati Edition” that runs Mondays through Fridays from 1-2 p.m. Find and schedule topics and guests; update show website and social media; prepare background research for host; screen calls during show; write promotional content for air, website and social media; work with host and producer to continually improve show quality.
The Julie Chen/Leslie Moonves and CBS Media Center // Los Angeles, CA
July 2014 — May 2015
Provide multimedia coverage for all CBS/Annenberg Media Center outlets while working closely with editors and staff. Report for/work as web producer for digital site Neon Tommy; report for Annenberg Radio News; report for Annenberg TV News; create documentary for longform television newsmagazine USC Impact.
Cincy Magazine // Cincinnati, OH
February 2014 — June 2014
Copy edit and fact check stories and documents; write and do research for articles in the magazine; assist editors with projects and other tasks; contact PR representatives for photos and information; help with copy editing, fact checking, writing, contacting PR and etc. for Dayton Magazine, Northern Kentucky Magazine (NKY), Best of the East, Best of the North and Summer Fun Guide.
CityBeat // Cincinnati, OH
Editorial Intern, Contributor
October 2013 — February 2014
Write and edit calendar listings and To Do event picks; contact PR representatives for event information and press photos; write creative and newsworthy blog posts and articles for paper on a regular basis; copy edit and fact check stories and documents for special sections; work with web publishing and content management; freelancer from December 2013-February 2014.
University of Southern California // Los Angeles, CA
Master of Science in Journalism
Class of 2015
The Ohio State University // Columbus, OH
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy
Class of 2012
Proficient in the use of Adobe Creative Cloud including Audition and Premiere Pro; Competent writing and typing skills (80-90 wpm); Skilled in rigging and using a Sony NX5 professional camcorder; Skilled in using a Tascam DR-100mkII; Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office; Language skills in Spanish and Mandarin Chinese; Proficient in WordPress, Drupal, Blogger and Wehaa; Experience with Trello, Avid iNews and NewsBoss; Skilled at writing client proposals for creative agencies; Guest taught journalism course at Wright State University (Aug. 2017).
KCBS Graduate Broadcast Journalism Scholarship for Women; Member of Society of Professional Journalist; Honors in the Arts and Sciences; Dean’s List Recipient; John Glenn Washington Academic Internship Program Fellow; Morrill Excellence Scholar; Provost Scholarship Recipient; John Glenn Washington Academic Internship Scholarship Recipient; Featured as a source in Al Jazeera+ viral video 2017.