Work experience

Work experience
Jan 2013 - Present

Editorial Intern

  • Worked directly with two local editors assigned to four cities, gaining experience in developing content for online news
  • Continued experience in reporting, writing, editing, shooting pictures and video, posting stories and media using a CMS, promoting Patch in the community, attracting user-generated content and engaging readers through social media
  • Produced more than 20 articles including breaking news, local event coverage and "Behind the Biz" business profiles
  • Conducted and transcribed face-to-face, online and telephone interviews for stories
  • Gained experience in the field gathering content and photographs, often on short notice and tight deadline
Mar 2012 - Dec 2012

Web Editor

The Daily Aztec
  • Posted 8 to 24 print-pages of newspaper content, with photos, to the web via WordPress four nights a week
  • Scheduled social media posts via HootSuite, moderated comments, made necessary changes and maintained the site daily
  • Managed four bloggers by editing and posting their content online and trained each to utilize social media outlets


Aug 2011 - May 2013

Bachelor of Arts

San Diego State University
Aug 2006 - Jun 2011

Associate of Arts

Grossmont Community College