RESUME

Journalism Experience 

 

Health and Science Reporter, Medill News Service, Chicago, IL. 

March 2014-June 2014

  • Covered the Research Frontiers beat on future innovations in health and science

  • Featured enterprise and breaking news stories in a newsroom environment, including “Artificial retina implant offers ‘second sight,’” “Chicago City Council bans plastic bags effective 2015” and “Right on Cue: Cued speech helps deaf children improve communications”

Intern, VivaTysons: McLean, VA.

June 2012-August 2012

  • Wrote articles for the local magazine including “The Natural Bedroom Comes to Tysons” and “Merrifield’s Angelika Film Center Sets the Standard for Movie Theaters”

  • Maintained and monitored subscriber lists and databases with client demographic information

  • Worked in the editing process and gained valuable interviewing skills for articles

 

Work

Experience
 

Dormify Style Advisor, Dormify.com.

June 2012- May 2013

  • Wrote blog posts for the company, including “How-To: Survive College Move-In,” “Must Haves for Your Walls,” “DIY Greek Gifts”

Tutor, CNU Writing Center, Newport News, Virginia.

September 2012 to May 2013

  • Helped students who needed assistance in their writing skills by reviewing their papers, recommending changes, and brainstorming creative ideas 
 

Skills

  • Acquired basic skills in Audition, Premier, Photoshop and InDesign

  • Web-produced using Medill Content Management System by publishing stories, emailing clients and inputting data

  • Created a Wordpress site using basic skills in HTML, CSS and Javascript 

Leadership Experience

Zeta Tau Alpha Fraternity

President

June 2012 to December 2012

  • Oversaw all aspects of chapter operations including presiding over chapter and executive committee meetings, abiding by national policies, and promoting chapter programming

Vice President I, Coordinator of Committees 

January 2012 to June 2012

  • Delegated tasks to 18 members of the Programming Committee for philanthropic, social and membership enrichment activities

  • Coordinated the calendar and ensured that events were safe and beneficial to those participating, and based on Zeta Tau Alpha’s national philanthropy: Breast Cancer Research, Education and Awareness 

Education

Northwestern University

The Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications

Evanston, IL. 

2014

 

  • Master of Science Candidate, December 2014

  • Magazine Concentration 

 

Christopher Newport University
Newport News, VA. 

​2009 - 2013 

 

  • Bachelor of Arts in English, concentration in Writing, Minor in Leadership Studies, May 2013

  • Cumulative GPA: 3.48/4.0 

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