Specialties

new media, technology/media convergence, media and entertainment industry experience, high-impact problem-solving, strategic communications, design thinking, business and corporate strategy, marketing, Generation Y, strong MS Office skills (esp. Excel, Word, Powerpoint), Final Cut Pro, Adobe Photoshop

Media Mentions

Publication Features

Published Writing

About Me

College senior looking forward to pursing my passion for both leadership/entrepreneurship and media/entertainment with an opportunity where my insatiably curious, team-oriented, intellectually restless, innovative, problem-solving, and dedicated approach can make a meaningful difference.

Work History

Work History
Nov 2008 - Present

President

Harvard Undergraduate Television
  • Rebuilt and revived the 35-student television group into a vibrant 210-member network.
    • Developed 6 new television programs
    • Convinced 4 existing independent shows to re-join
    • Established a new process for selecting, funding, and training shows
    • Created a new brand strategy (including launch of website: http://www.hutvnetwork.com)
    • Negotiated partnerships with major organizations on campus.
Jan 2007 - Present

Founder, Executive Producer Emeritus

On Harvard Time
  • Conceived, founded, and developed a 50-student organization that produces the weekly comedy news program that has become what The Harvard Crimson calls Harvard’s “most popular show.”
    • Raised $30,000-worth of equipment from the University and local sponsors
    • Constructed a fully-equipped TV studio from an abandoned house library
    • Established biannual comedy show, over 1,100 people in attendance
    • Built average per-episode viewership to 3,000, roughly half of the undergraduate population
    • Interviewed Karl Rove, watched by over 36,000 online viewers.
    • Authored and published “Creating a Harvard Student Organization That Lasts” in Harvard’s annual Leadership Institute Magazine.
Jun 2008 - Aug 2008

Digital Entertainment Strategy & Operations Intern

NBC Universal
  • Ranked #1 out of over 600 interns; awarded NBCU’s Intern Excellence Award.
    • Created and presented a consumer study on Generation Y social networking and media consumption habits to senior digital entertainment management, has shaped the company’s overall strategy.
    • Developed and executed an online product integration plan for a digital original series
    • Started “The Digital Daily,” a morning email report on developments in new media, still created and distributed.

Education

Education
2006 - Present

B.A., Government

Bachelor of Arts degree in Government expected 2010

2002 - 2006

Ransom Everglades High School