RESUME


Education

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

Experience

TEGNA, May 2017-Present
  • Video Producer, HeartThreads, July 2018-present
    • Produced Emmy-nominated weekly broadcast and digital videos for HeartThreads, an inspirational vertical with more than 900,000 social media followers, distributed to 39% of U.S. households via TEGNA’s 61 stations
      • Executed the entire documentary production process including pitching, interviewing, filming, editing and writing accompanying web articles
    • Wrote weekly original web articles with more than 2.5 million visitors total
    • Developed and implemented a strategic Instagram plan, increasing followers by more than 1100% since July 2018 through engaging photos, relevant hashtags and innovative Instagram Stories.
    • Pioneered TEGNA’s first partnerships with GoFundMe and Snapchat, expanding HeartThreads’ brand reach and visibility
  • Digital Content Producer, National News Desk, 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
    • Pitched and produced original national-interest enterprise stories
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
American University New Media Center

Senior Trainer

  • Managed lab staff and oversaw daily functions of a large multimedia computer lab
  • Led Adobe Premiere, Photoshop, InDesign and Final Cut Pro trainings for students and professors
  • Provided individualized Apple and Adobe software support to media center patrons
Special Skills
  • Mastery of Adobe Premiere, Photoshop, Illustrator and After Effects
  • Proficient in AP Style
  • Strong understanding of Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and Snapchat strategy and voice
  • Expert use of Crowdtangle, Google Data Studio, Facebook Creator Studio and YouTube Studio to tailor impactful, data-driven stories to unique audiences
  • Engaging, personable interviewer with experience interacting with diverse story subjects
  • Experience reporting on-camera for broadcast and digital audiences
Community Involvement
  • Ronald McDonald House Volunteer at Inova Fairfax Children’s Hospital, 2018
  • Studio Experience Team Member at Corepower Yoga, 2018-present
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