SUMMARY of SKILLS

 

  • Strong communication, leadership, writing, on-camera, and public speaking skills
     

  • Proficient in Photoshop, Adobe CQ, Adobe Social, social media, various social media schedulers, AP Style and Microsoft Office, major affiliate networks, Amazon Associate
     

  • Strong background in photography and proficient knowledge of Canon equipment

JOURNALISM EXPERIENCE
BuzzFeed
Market Writer
February 2018 - Current
  • Focus on writing product roundups, personal reviews, and highly-reviewed Amazon products  
  • Create product content for the site, app and social media platforms 
  • Track and analyze post data, specifically how a certain product sells, to understand well-performing content and develop more relatable articles
  • Optimize post links for affiliate marketing using Rakuten, Shareasale, Commission Junction, Impact Radius, and Amazon Associate
BuzzFeed
Lifestyle Writer
May 2017 - January 2018
  • Create lifestyle content for the site, app and social media platforms  
  • Focus on writing listicles and posts that concentrate on DIY, weddings, home decor and more general life topics
  • Track and analyze post data to understand well-performing content and develop more relatable articles
Scripps Networks Interactive, Food Network
Social Media Coordinator
August 2016 - Current
  • Plan, schedule and promote existing Food Network content on various social media platforms 
  • Foster social media communities and respond/monitor conversations across platforms
  • Develop attention-grabbing editorial calendar to create an exciting and valuable content experience for our 32M+ followers across multiple platforms
  • Assist and produce Facebook Live videos with various chefs across NYC and Food Network talent
 

Scripps Networks Interactive, HGTV

Editorial Intern - Knoxville, Tenn.

January 2016 - August 2016

  • Input metadata for individual photos within the photo library for SEO and website purposes

  • Create content and build photo galleries for a variety of blog posts for HGTV, DIY Network + Travel Channel

  • Interview upcoming designers for HGTV’s Designer Stories and write articles showcasing their talent

  • Manage daily pins on Pinterest for HGTV brand via Curalate 

Bechtel Corporation, Nuclear Security & Environmental 

Public Affairs Intern - Reston, VA

Summer 2015 

  • Published internal news articles for the enterprise-wide website

  • Compiled and issued daily news clips related to company business to all Bechtel employees 

  • Presented summary of work accomplishments to executive management

**Writing samples from this internship can be given upon request 

Watson Studios 

Photography Intern - Knoxville, Tenn.

2014-2015

  • Trained to work with clients and meet their needs

  • Gained experience with professional photography equipment
     

Study Abroad Program in Cyprus 

Summer 2013 

  • Spent six weeks in Cyprus producing a documentary through the University of Tennessee 

  • Conducted interviews with locals and collected B-roll
     

University of Tennessee Video Production

Knoxville, Tenn.

2012-2013

  • Participated in on-location shooting and helped with the production/directing of promotional videos
     

Los Alamos High School Yearbook Editor 

Los Alamos, NM

2010-2012

  • Served as lead editor with responsibility for a staff of 15 and producing a 200 page yearbook

EDUCATION
August 2012 - May 2016 

 

  • University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tenn.

  • Bachelors of Science: Journalism + Electronic Media 

  • Cum Laude