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Skills

  • Highly organized, driven, and punctual 
  • Excel under pressure and with tight deadlines
  • Prefer multitasking and seeks out additional projects 
  • Work well individually, in groups, and without supervision
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, versed in AP style
  • Experienced in customer service both in person and over the phone
  • Skilled in Adobe Photoshop, Final Cut Pro, Audacity, Ableton, SoundSlides, WordPress, MS Office Suite, Google Drive and apps, Facebook, Twitter, and HootSuite
  • Experienced with Nikon DSLR range, Canon EOS series, Zoom H4N, Zoom H5, variety of Flash recorders, scanners, fax machines, copiers, and multi-line intercom and telephone systems

Work History

May 2016Aug 2016

Social Media Coordinator

Albert Lynch/Coldwell Banker

Started Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram pages for Mr. Lynch, a realtor in Boston. Also wrote and published a series of blog posts, with topics ranging from interior design to nightlife to street style fashion and everywhere in between. Stopped because he decided it was too expensive.

Jan 2016May 2016

Social Media/Editorial Intern

Culture Magazine

Managed the magazine's twitter account (@culturecheese), to promote recipes and public interaction. Wrote short blog posts for daily blog "Cheese Bites" and longer posts for their weekly blog "Culture's Believe It or Not". Worked with editors to create header images for online content with Photoshop. Interviewed cheesemakers and mongers, took pictures, reviewed cheeses based on preset criteria, and transcribed longer interviews as needed. Updated Google databases daily.

2014Present

Copy Editor/Correspondent 

Berkeley Beacon

Work with editorial staff to create original news content and pictures for the Beacon's print newspaper as well as their website. Recently moved to copyediting and edit roughly one half of the print edition each week. Collaborate with other staff and correspondents to review and reedit content in a timely manner. Position requires deep understanding of AP Style and nuanced grammatical rules.  

Apr 2015Oct 2015

FOH Coordinator/Host

Cambridge Brewing Company

Worked primarily with customers and other area businesses scheduling parties and events. Handled patron's questions and fielded all phone calls.

May 2014September 2014

FOH/Concessions

AMC Theaters

Sold overpriced popcorn to movie goers. Dealt professionally with non-stop lines and difficult customers routinely.

20122013

Media Consultant 

PD-LD Inc.

Worked with management and third party companies to boost PD-LD's SEO rating and redesign their website to promote functionality, ease-of-use, and style. Created data sheets and  memos regarding laser component products for internal and external use. Started Facebook and Twitter accounts for PD-LD. 

Education

20132017

Bachelor of Science in Journalism (expected)

Emerson College

Started FaceBook, Twitter, and Instagram pages for Mr. Lynch, a realtor in Boston. Also wrote and published a series of blog posts, with topics ranging from interior design to nightlife to street style fashion and everywhere in between. Stopped because he decided it was too expensive.

20092013

High School Diploma

The Putney School

Private progressive boarding school in Southern Vermont. Emphasized strong work ethic and community oriented ideals.