EXPERIENCE

Current:

Brand Design Editor at First Media • Los Angeles, CA • June 2018 - Present
Create original graphic designs for website and social media, schedule social media posts, repurpose video content for IGTV.

Freelance
Freelance writing for Apartment Therapy, HelloGiggles, Neighborhoods.com, Taste Talks. Freelance illustration for personal websites, companies, and commissioned work.

Past:

Social Media Producer, Illustrator, & Writing Contributor at HelloGiggles • Los Angeles, CA • March 2016 - June 2018
Create and design original content for Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, schedule outgoing social media posts, write copy, utilize various analytics to aid in social media engagement and community growth. Write articles on feminism, pop culture, books, fashion, lifestyle. Manage Instagram stories and Snapchat stories.

Digital Editorial Intern at Boston Magazine • Boston, MA • Fall 2015
Wrote and photographed for Boston Magazine online (880,000 unique visitors per month), prepared social media posts, repackaged print content for web presence, covered events, compiled event listings, sourced photos, pitched stories.

Social Media/Marketing Coordinator at POUND Fit • Los Angeles, CA • March 2016 - November 2016
Aid coordination of social media outlets (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, our blogging platform, and MailChimp), help execute marketing campaigns for the fitness/lifestyle brand, encourage growth of our online community. 

Managing Editor of The Berkeley Beacon • Emerson College, Boston, MA • 2015
Managed two sections (lifestyle & sports), assisted section editors, edited all content, worked with writers to develop their stories to full potential. Served previously as copy editor, assistant lifestyle editor, and lifestyle section editor for the newspaper.

Design Director of em Magazine • Emerson College, Boston, MA • 2015
Designed entirety of 92 page magazine from cover to cover (for two issues consecutively), developed the aesthetic of the issue, created illustrations, worked with editors to produce a cohesive product.

Editorial Intern at New Venture Media Group • Boston, MA • Summer 2015
Wrote blog posts for Art New England Magazine (circulation 30,000+) and Panorama online (375,000 unique visitors per month), updated event listings, revitalized social media campaign for Panorama resulting in an increased following and more follower interaction.

Production Intern at Ploughshares Literary Magazine • Boston, MA • Spring 2015
Designed online content, email content via Mailchimp, and fliers for Ploughshares (6,500+ subscribers). Proofread and typeset online publications as well as print issues. Designed covers.

Editorial Intern at the San Diego Union Tribune • San Diego, CA • Summer 2014
Posted online content, wrote articles for both San Diego Union Tribune (circulation 250,000+ daily) and their online component, contributed to a cover story regarding voter fraud, re-purposed stories for web.

Editorial Intern at LAVA Magazine • San Diego, CA • Summer 2013
Posted online content, wrote feature stories and gear reviews for web, compiled information and content for print magazine (circulation 75,000+), reworked evergreen stories from print to online.

EDUCATION

Emerson College • Boston, MA • Graduated December 2015
Bachelor’s degree in Writing, Literature, and Publishing, Photography minor, Honors Program member. Graduated Cum Laude.

Westview High School • San Diego, CA • Graduated May 2012
Completed 5 AP courses, served as Editor-in-Chief of the school’s award-winning newspaper, The Nexus

SKILLSET

InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Microsoft Office Suite (including Excel), CMS (including WordPress), HTML, SEO, copy editing, AP Style, photography (film and DSLR), illustration, layout design, social media creation and management.