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Work experience

Jan 2013Present

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 2012Dec 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 2011May 2013

Bachelor of Arts

San Diego State University
Aug 2006Jun 2011

Associate of Arts

Grossmont Community College