Education

Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism (New York, NY), Degree Expected May 2022

Master of Science, focus on print and digital journalism. Coverage areas include breaking local news, gender, sexuality, mental health, and reproductive rights.

Bates College (Lewiston, ME), May 2019

Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude

Major: Politics, Minor: Spanish

Honors

Phi Beta Kappa

Thumm Prize in Politics for outstanding empirical thesis

Dean's List Winter 2019, Fall 2018, Winter 2018, Winter 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2015

Dana Scholar

Journalism Experience

The Daily Dot, Remote, February 2022-Present

Staff Reporter, IRL Section

  • Write assigned breaking news hits for IRL section covering TikTok, Twitter, and Instagram

  • Pitch and write news features focused on how the internet intersects with sex, relationships, sexuality, gender, and mental health

  • Assist IRL section editor in coaching Dot interns.

Freelance Reporter June 2021-January 2022​

Moment Magazine, Remote, January 2021-June 2021

Intern

  • Pitch, report, and write international, national, and local news articles

  • Build posts and handle SEO

  • Write Tweets, Instagram captions, Facebook posts, and LinkedIn posts for Moment's social media accounts

NY City Lens, New York, NY, January 2021-May 2021

Reporter

  • Pitch, report, and write breaking news and news features to be published on NYCityLens.com

Twitter Editor

  • Singlehandedly run the NYCityLens Twitter account to showcase the editorial work of the a 14 person newsroom

  • Write and post three Tweets per article

Mashable, New York City, NY, August 2019-February 2020

Editorial Entertainment Fellow

  • Pitched, researched, wrote, and conducted interviews for entertainment news hits, long-form reported stories, and reviews published on Mashable website

  • Built posts in Mashable CMS

  • Aided in managing editorial calendar

Complex Networks, New York City, NY, June 2019-August 2019

Branded Content Editorial Intern

  • Wrote and edited promotional articles and copy for Complex social media accounts across multiple platforms, assisted in editing long-form articles to be published on Complex.com

  • Built posts in Complex content management system and affiliated CMS

  • Pitched story ideas and directional headlines

  • Researched editorial content, subjects, and interviewees

  • Worked in Photoshop to edit editorial assets

The Bates Student, Lewiston, ME, August 2018-May 2019

Managing Arts & Leisure Editor

  • Was in charge of taking all articles in section from pitch, to draft, to copy, to print

  • Wrote bi-monthly articles and covered current events on campus

  • Oversaw and collaborated with each issue's writers group and photographer for the section; reported to Editor-in-Chief

Staff Writer                              January 2018-May 2018

  • Wrote weekly articles and profiles covering events on campus

  • Pitched ideas for written pieces and conducted interviews

  • Reported to and collaborated with section editors

Study Breaks Magazine, Remote,  May 2018-September 2018

Writer

  • Wrote and pitched ideas for articles published online weekly

  • Workshopped articles in weekly peer-review sessions with student writers and individual critiques with Editor-in-Chief

  • Published in October 2018 print magazine circulated throughout universities and colleges in Texas

Mic, New York City, NY              June 2017-August 2017

Video Production Intern

  • Pitched story ideas, produced, wrote scripts, and sourced content for short videos presented on Mic.com and social media

  • Pitched, wrote, and produced original investigative video project with primary source interviews

  • Created and managed editorial calendar of upcoming newsworthy events for video team

Additional Experience

Exit Interview Podcast, New York City, NY, July 2020-Present

Regular Contributor

Appear monthly on weekly improvised podcast in which God and the Devil interview recently deceased characters

100 Most Influential Video Games Podcast, New York City, NY, August 2019-December 2019

Editorial Research Assistant

  • Researched historical information and identified credible sources for podcast episodes

  • Aided in narrative creation for episode scripts

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's Office of Press and Communications

Chicago, IL                             June 2018-August 2018

Press Intern

  • Wrote and gathered stories for weekly intra-office newsletter, "Updates from the Mayor's Press Office" circulated to Mayor and press and legislative staff

  • Wrote press releases and statements for broadcast news

  • Monitored 24-hour news cycle and created twice-daily news digest consisting of all daily broadcast news clips

  • Aided in organizing press events and coverage for Mayor

District and Legislative Offices of U.S. Congressman Mike Quigley

Washington, D.C.                      June 2016-August 2016

Intern

  • Wrote co-sponsor requests, daily current event summaries for Congressman

  • Managed constituent communication across platforms

Chicago, IL                              June 2015-August 2015

Intern

  • Researched and wrote federal grant guide, letters, and bulletins circulated throughout constituency

  • Provided constituent services including immigration and social security casework and community outreach