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Work History

September 2017Present

Contributor Writer

The Source Magazine
  • Uncover newsworthy stories
  • Interview key individuals in the hip hop community
  • Write content with readers needs in mind
  • Establish contacts and sources to use in future research
  • Contribute to content idea generation for publication
  • Ensure pieces are accurate and objective
Feb 2014Present

Editor-in-Chief/Founder/Writer

Old School Hip Hop Lust
  • Create editorial outline
  • Generate ideas for increased readership and implementing new media
  • Overseas and maintains nature of blog content
  • Create content marketing campaigns to drive leads and subscribers
  • Use SEO best practices to generate traffic to our site
  • Regularly produce various content types, including email, social media posts, blogs and white papers
  • Analyze content marketing metrics and makes changes as needed

Jul 2015December 2016

Contributor Writer

Street Khemistry
  • Report on music news, events, and controversy
  • Write works of music criticism
  • Contribute ideas on improving existing messaging and content
  • Conducts brand awareness with the use of personal social profiles
  • Conduct interviews with notable and up and coming artists
Sept 2015March 2016

Contributor

Cypher Circuit
  • Content creator of Cypher Circuit Legends campaign
  • Provide contest opportunities. ex. CL Smooth "KING" Remix Battle

Skills

Knowledge of digital marketing tactics, including SEO, email marketing and web analytics

Excellent writing skills, as well as the ability to communicate and collaborate effectively

Ability to follow strict deadlines and fact-check information

Experience using WordPress and Tumblr for blogging

Computer proficiency (MS Office, digital editing, web search and databases)

Education

Jan 2019March 2019

Inbound Marketing Certification

Hubspot Academy
Aug 2009Dec 2010

Computer Science

University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Credits Obtained

Portfolio

Volunteer Experience

July 2016July 2016

Event Coordinator

Brooklyn Bodega

Monitor event production, console guest and attendees satisfaction with their event experience for the 2016 Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival's Hip Hop Institute and Dummy Clap Film Festival.


Communicate with all moderators and panelists to be conscious of the purpose of their destined event along with their requests and any other deeds with a goal to suit the client.