Resume

EXPERIENCE:

CBS NEWS
News Associate & Politics Reporter               
Washington, D.C. // Current

  • Pitch, write & edit a wide range of multimedia stories relating to politics, foreign affairs, technology and health
  • Write comprehensive editorial notes after covering court and state department hearings
  • Field produce live remotes for CBS shows using wireless, microwave and satellite transmitters
  • Manage the control room solo for CBS This Morning Saturday
  • Coordinate interviews with subjects & direct b-roll shoots for on-air packages

PULITZER CENTER ON CRISIS REPORTING
International Journalism Fellow
Bangkok, Thailand // Summer 2015

  • Pitched & researched an underreported journalism project that explored the marginalization of transgender people in Thailand
  • Cultivated more than 50 contacts to conduct in-person interviews in two languages
  • Published in three different outlets
  • Nominated for Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence award

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY
Communications Intern
Washington, D.C. // Fall 2013

  • Drafted and edited press releases and other written materials
  • Pitched NGS content to reporters and other communication professionals

SEARCH FOR COMMON GROUND  
New Media Intern
Washington, D.C. // Summer 2013 

  • Pitched, drafted and edited blog stories, website content and other written materials
  • Launched new media campaign and website
  • Marketed branded content through social media outlets

UNITED TO END GENOCIDE
Communications Intern
Washington, D.C. // Spring 2013 

  • Wrote and edited a weekly copy for United to End Genocide’s blog
  • Generated multimedia content for the launch of a new website

SKILLS:

  • Proficient in operating Final Cut 7, Adobe Premiere, Adobe Audition, ENPS, Wochit, WordPress and various content management systems
  • Conversational in Italian

LEADERSHIP INVOLVEMENT:

DELTA GAMMA SORORITY, BETA EPSILON CHAPTER
VP: Social Standards
Washington, D.C. // Fall & Spring 2014 

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY’S ALTERNATIVE SPRING BREAK TO HAITI
Participant / Volunteer
Haiti // Spring 2012

GLOBAL VOLUNTEERS
International
Volunteer
Peru // May 2013

EDUCATION:

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY, SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION (SOC)
Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism, Minors in International Studies & Italian                 Magna cum laude [GPA: 3.9]                                                                                                                             Kappa Tau Alpha fraternity, recognized for academic achievement & excellence in journalism                                                                                                                                                           Washington, D.C. // May 2015

 

UNIVERSITÀ DEGLI STUDI DI MODENA E REGGIO EMILIA
Language intensive study abroad program
Modena, Italy // Spring 2014

SENIOR THESIS: Framing Mass Atrocities and Humanitarian Crises
A literature review investigating the relationship between the American media and the formulation of public policy during the Bosnian War (1992-1995) and the Darfur uprising (2003).
Washington, D.C. // May 2015