EDUCATION

Columbia University in the City of New York
Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing, expected May 2020

EXPERIENCE

Frommer’s, New York, NY
Editorial Intern, June 2019 – Present

· Post daily Instagram photos (Hootsuite, Bitly), and write slideshows and podcast recaps for website
· Update guides in CMS, contribute photography, and research Apple News integration and RSS feeds

The Association of LGBTQ Journalists, Palm Springs, CA
CONNECT Student Journalism Training Project, Sept. 2018

· Participated in weeklong journalism workshop under the mentorship of NY Times journalists
· Reported on annual NLGJA convention and wrote profile of Jeanne Córdova Award recipient

AVENUE Magazine, New York, NY
Editorial Intern, June – Aug. 2018

· Used WordPress to write celebrity profiles and articles about art, culture, fashion, and travel
· Transcribed interviews, conducted research for senior editors, and edited staff writers’ articles

Harvey Klinger Literary Agency, New York, NY
Intern, June – Aug. 2018

· Read and evaluated partial manuscripts and responded to author queries from potential clients
· Flagged exemplary manuscripts for literary agent

GLAAD, New York, NY
News and Rapid Response Intern, May – Aug. 2017

· Wrote news articles using a CMS and conducted research for press releases and political initiatives
· Monitored and flagged social media for relevant news and used TVEyes to curate broadcast clips

DNAinfo New York, New York, NY
Editorial Extern, Mar. 2017

· Provided on-the-scene reporting and photography for breaking news stories in New York City
· Interviewed sources, researched background information, and wrote and edited news articles

Columbia Daily Spectator – The Eye, New York, NY
Staff Writer, Feb. – Sept. 2017

· Interviewed faculty and alumni and wrote LGBTQ- and health-related articles for weekly magazine
· Consulted with artistic department about article graphics

AWARDS

Emily Gould Nonfiction Prize, 2019
Clayton Blaylock Scholarship, 2019
Edgar Richards Scholar Award, 2018
Blanche Wittes Osherov Scholarship, 2018
Honor Society, 2018 – Present

SERVICE

Columbia Journal’s Incarcerated Writers Initiative volunteer, 2018
Equality Maryland transgender anti-discrimination campaign worker, 2013
Marylanders for Marriage Equality campaign worker and electioneer, 2012