RESUME


Education

B.A. in Broadcast Journalism, Minor in Graphic Design from American University

Experience

TEGNA, May 2017-Present

National Video and Features Producer, July 2018-present
  • Produced multimedia feature stories for HeartThreads, a heartwarming vertical with more than 900,000 followers, distributed to 39 percent of U.S. households via TEGNA’s 61 stations
    • Executed biweekly short documentaries from beginning to end including pitching, interviewing, filming, editing and posting online
    • Wrote emotional, character-driven digital articles which generated more than 2.3 million page views for TEGNA websites 
  • Developed and implemented a strategic Instagram plan for HeartThreads, increasing followers by more than 1,100 percent through engaging content and leading social media best practices
  • Pioneered TEGNA’s first weekly Snapchat show “VERIFY,” a series that fact-checks misinformation on social media, growing its following to more than 170,000 subscribers
National Breaking News Producer, May 2017-July 2018
  • Wrote, curated and published up to 10 national and political news stories daily that reached approximately 50 million digital users each week
  • Responded quickly and accurately to breaking news including elections, award shows, sports championships, mass tragedies and international crises while working independently
  • Contextualized national headlines with in-depth, versatile reporting in order to educate readers

ABC7-WJLA, Jan. 2017-May 2017

Web Operations Intern
  • Conducted daily research on news and entertainment trends to inform relevant story pitches
  • Wrote enterprising articles for syndication to 170+ Sinclair stations
  • Boosted key station metrics with multimedia content, including photo galleries and videos

NBC4-WRC, Aug. 2016-Dec. 2016

Digital Intern
  • Wrote daily local, crime, lifestyle and breaking news articles for NBCWashington.com
  • Produced daily multimedia stories, including original videos and articles
  • Reported live for digital platforms at events such as the 2017 presidential inauguration

Skills

Technical mastery of: 

  • AP Style
  • Adobe Premiere, Photoshop, Illustrator and After Effects
  • Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, YouTube and Snapchat strategy and voice
  • Crowdtangle, Google Data Studio, Facebook Creator Studio and YouTube Studio

Awards

  • Won one Emmy and received three nominations for HeartThreads from the Washington, D.C. Emmy chapter
  • Nominated as “Best Snapchat Discover Publisher” for “Digiday” industry publication award
  • Selected as one of 60 company leaders for TEGNA’s 2021 storytelling symposium
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