Resume

Experience

Real Weddings Editorial Intern: Martha Stewart Weddings

New York, NY / Summer 2015

  • ŸWrote 11 wedding galleries (about 30 slides each), a marriage proposal story, and a how-to guide for the “Martha Stewart Weddings” website Ÿ
  • Maintained an Excel database with 315 rows and 45 columns Ÿ
  • Conducted research on wedding favors Ÿ
  • Assisted with a photo shoot and wedding preparation Ÿ
  • Attended weekly staff meetings and two story pitching meetings

Editorial Intern: Good Housekeeping 

New York, NY / Summer 2014 Ÿ

  • Conducted research and compiled information for print and online articlesŸ
  • Wrote two articles for the “Good Housekeeping” website
  • Brainstormed and pitched ideas for goodhousekeeping.com Ÿ
  • Transcribed interviews, reviewed article submissions, fact checked

Editorial Intern: Record Publishing Company

Kent, OH / Summer 2013

  • Ÿ Published 30 news and features articles over 3 months Ÿ
  • Wrote a front-page article for “The Record-Courier” Ÿ
  • Designed pages with Adobe InDesign Ÿ
  • Interviewed local government officials Ÿ
  • Filmed/edited three videos with iMovie and took about 10 published photos

Designer and writer: Micro-Poise Measurement Systems, LLC

Streetsboro, OH / Summer 2011-2012 Ÿ

  • Redesigned the company’s 16-page international newsletter Ÿ
  • Edited more than 35 and wrote two articles for subsequent newsletters
  • Compiled technical manuals and other clerical work

Managing Editor, Fiscal Director, and Food Senior Editor: Zest Magazine

Syracuse University / Spring and Fall 2015 Ÿ

  • Served as managing editor and fiscal director in spring 2015 and fall 2015
  • Pitched article ideas Ÿ
  • Line edited and copy edited all articles
  • Controlled budget and finances Ÿ
  • Held meetings with writers
  • Managed the food section during the first year of publication

Features Director and Web Editor: Equal Time Magazine

Syracuse University / Fall 2012-Fall 2015

  • ŸDirected the features section in spring 2015 and fall 2015, assigning and editing the articles Ÿ
  • Managed an assistant editor and five other writers Ÿ
  • Worked as web editor in fall 2013 and spring 2014, editing three articles per week Ÿ
  • Published six print articles and 10 blog articles about health and lifestyle since 2012 Ÿ
  • Used WordPress content management system Ÿ
  • Conducted research and interviews

Social Media Team: The NewsHouse   

Syracuse University / Fall 2015

  • ŸHelped run the Twitter account for the NewsHouse (a news and entertainment website at Syracuse University)
  • Tweeted 3-5 times every Tuesday to promote content

Cool Down (Back of Book) Senior Editor and Writer: What the Health Magazine

Syracuse University / Fall 2012-Fall 2015

  • Served as the Cool Down senior editor in spring 2015 Ÿ
  • Contributed two nutrition stories and two health stories since 2012

Education

Syracuse University

S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications

Syracuse, NY / Graduated in December 2015

  • Bachelor of Science: Magazine Journalism
  • Minors: German;; Information Management and Technology
  • 3.86 GPA, Dean’s List all semesters
  • Study Abroad: Fall 2014 in Berlin, Germany
  • Newhouse Scholar

Awards

  • Maria Riccardi Award for “outstanding junior woman in communications”
  • William Glavin Summer Internship Grant
  • Max Kade Student Travel Award Scholarship
  • National Society of Collegiate Scholars

Skills

Computer: Basic HTML, CSS, and JavaScript; Content Management (WordPress, Drupal); SEO

Software: Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Publisher; Adobe Creative InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator; Final Cut Pro; iMovie

Research/Language: AP writing style, German (intermediate), LexisNexis, ProQuest, Google Docs

Social Media: Blogger, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube, LinkedIn, Hootsuite, Tumblr

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