Resume

Experience

Editorial Fellow ▪ January 2017 – Present
HuffPost Black Voices ▪ New York City, NY
Attracting four million visitors to the HuffPost Black Voices page through writing both quick hits and long-form original stories, pitching original content to senior editors, interviewing award-winning singers, actors, producers, artists and activists

Editorial Intern ▪ September 2016 – December 2016
HuffPost Video ▪ New York City, NY
Selected most newsworthy aspects of HuffPost Live interviews, wrote daily articles that were distributed throughout multiple HuffPost vertical, pitched original production and editorial ideas, provided on-set assistance, managed weekly content analytics and distribution information

Freelance Writer ▪ May 2016 – August 2016
Philadelphia Style Magazine ▪ Philadelphia, PA
Pitching and writing blog posts for the digital component of Philadelphia Style Magazine

Communications Assistant ▪ February 2016 – May 2016
MetroKids ▪ Philadelphia, PA
Performing SEO tasks, writing articles, completing administrative tasks for a parenting magazine

Editorial Intern ▪ October 2015 – December 2015
Sweet (Hearst and Snapchat) ▪ New York City, NY
Researching, pitching ideas and writing for a startup publication serving a global audience, finding content appropriate for the publication, transcribing interview content, fact-checking, balancing multiple projects for editors on tight deadlines, reaching out to public relations officials

Chief Copy Editor ▪ August 2015 – May 2016
Templar Yearbook ▪ Philadelphia, PA
Editing, fact checking and generating pitches for Temple University’s yearbook

Managing Editor and Content Manager ▪ May 2015 – May 2016
Her Campus Temple University ▪ Philadelphia, PA
Creating editorial calendar, managing website content, sending pitch emails, enforcing deadlines for an online magazine for college women

Public Relations Coordinator ▪January 2015 – April 2015
Campaign for S. Archye Leacock, Candidate for Philadelphia 9th Councilmanic District
Media outreach, managing social media accounts, drafting press releases

Development and Operations Intern ▪ August 2014 – February 2015
Philadelphia VIP Philadelphia, PA
Data Entry, assisting in fundraising preparation, drafting letters and information packets

Compliance Intern ▪ May 2014 – August 2014
Philadelphia Insurance Companies ▪ Bala Cynwyd, PA
Creating Job Aid, researching, pitching ideas, creating departmental newsletter, completing projects for multiple supervisors

Campus Life and News Editor ▪ January 2014 – May 2015
Her Campus Temple University ▪ Philadelphia, PA
Pitching, writing, and editing articles for an online magazine for college women, composing electronic newsletter on a bi-weekly basis, assisting with organization of programs and events

Editorial Intern June 2013 – August 2013
mater mea Greater New York City Area
Managing the Twitter account of an online magazine that profiles mothers of color, researching, conducting interviews, transcribing interview content, writing profiles

Blogger ▪ March 2013 – July 2013
The Pennsylvania Innocence Project Philadelphia, PA
Pitching and writing short form articles pertaining to wrongful convictions

Staff Reporter September 2012 – December 2013
WHIP RadioPhiladelphia, PA
Researching, writing daily news briefs, recording voice overs, co-hosting live show

Editorial Assistant ▪ September 2012 – Present
Pennsylvania Prison Society ▪ Philadelphia, PA
Researching and writing articles for Graterfriends and Correctional Forum newsletters, designating articles appropriate for Graterfriends, responding to letters from inmates, entering data

Skills

AP Style SEO Content Management Digital Content Curation Social Media Media Outreach Microsoft Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint Adobe InDesign HootSuite Mailchimp

Education
Temple University, School of Media and Communication
May 2016 ▪ Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, Minor in Public Relations

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