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Skills

Social Media
Familiar with with using Wordpress, Joomla!, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, StumbleUpon, RSS Feeds, Google +, Pinterest, podcasting/Audacity, blogging
Web
Knowledge of basic HTML, Adobe Photoshop and CSS5, content management programs (Drupal-based)
Computer
Non-linear and Linear Editing programs, Avid Newscutter and Pro, ENPS, Final Cut Express and Pro, Audacity, Microsoft Office (Word, Access, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint), iMovie, Salesforce

Education

Sep 2007May 2011

Bachelor of Arts

Syracuse University

Minor in Geography, Environmental

Sep 2003Jun 2007

High School Diploma

Westfield High School

Work experience

Aug 2011Present

Day Care Assistant

BeanTree Learning
Apr 2012Present

Production Assistant

Society for Neuroscience
  • Help to establish and mange the Journal’s weekly process for submitting manuscripts to PubMed Central database
  • Create Excel tracking spreadsheets, summary and data reports
  • Provide customer service to authors, vendors, editors, and subscribers via email and phone
  • Update the Journal’s website using WYSYWG and/or Dreamweaver
  • Manage weekly issues by proofing cover/articles for style and accuracy, reviewing communicating issues with publisher, and ensuring timely release of the issue
  • Respond to all copyright/permission requests via email, phone and Copyright Clearance Center
  • Assist with online access questions/concerns, journal issue claims, subscription inquiries, processing subscription checks and creating invoices using Personify
Feb 2012Apr 2012

Intern, Blogger

GreenAnswers.com

Wrote blogs and answered online environmental questions

Jun 2011Jun 2011

Assistant Editor

IndieFilm.tv
  • Manage the audio for interviews
  • Blogged and live "tweeted" about 2011 Silverdocs Film Festival
Jan 2011May 2011

Student Reporter

The Newshouse Website
  • Produced video, audio, photo and interactive features for website
  • Wrote stories and blog
  • Used data visualization and database programs such as Vuvox, ManyEyes, Caspio
Jan 2010May 2010

Day Care Assistant

The Growing Place, Inc.
  • Assist in the care and creating daily lesson plans for children
  • Keep records on individual children, including daily observations and information about activities, meals served, and medications administered
May 2007Dec 2009

Floor Director, Editor and VTR

Citrus TV (Local Student TV Station)

Floor Director

  • Managed floor operations
  • Communicated with news studio and producer room
  • Teleprompter

Editor

  • Edit news stories from network feeds utilizing Avid software

VTR

  • Run all edited packages, edited newsfeed, and footage live during show
  • Used Avid software, audio board and transfer all video footage for show onto computer
May 2009Aug 2009

Intern

WTTG/WDCA Fox 5
  • Assisted reporters, producers, and directors
  • Worked at assignment desk
    • Receptionist duties
    • Helped put together rundown
  • Researched and pitched story ideas at morning meeting
  • Put together packages:
    • Shot stand-ups
    • Conducted interviews
    • Wrote scripts in ENPS and used Avid to edit stories
    •  Recorded voice-overs
  • Worked with Planning Department:
    • Assited guests for Fox Morning Show
    • Helped organize and set up for morning show
    • Guaranteed guests got on and off set according to rundown

Certifications

Web Design Certificate

Northern VA Community College

NCC News Broadcast Packages

Web Video Sample

Objective

Position that requires skills in broadcast or web-based journalism and the ability to use various multimedia platforms to communicate in new and innovative ways.

Organizations

Alpha Phi Sorority, Alpha Chapter

Interest

Reading, watching documentaries, filming and editing video using Final Cut

Links to Web Writing Samples

Volunteer Experience

Red Cross Association

Boys and Girls Club