Highlights

  • 3+ years of professional multi-media journalism experience
  • Familiar with SEO writing
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite  
  • Experience with web and blog content management systems    
  • Ability to set priorities and meet strict deadlines
  • Detail-oriented and extremely well organized
  • Social media savvy: Snapchat, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter and Facebook                            

Accomplishments

  • Created my own blog for BET.com, #MyFirstTime, where I try new trends in lifestyle and provide readers with the details of my trial
  • A key player for NYFW, attending shows and providing on-site coverage

Experience

Work History

BET Digital (BET Networks)

Jun 2014 - Present

Assistant Editor for B*real

  • Participated in brainstorm sessions during the developmental stages of B*real, BET Digital's premier destination for women
  • Monitor key online media outlets for trending news and find creative angles to build off of the story
  • Source celebrity photos to post to our various photo galleries
  • Assist senior editors with the detailed planning of upcoming content
  • Manage social media: Including Instagram, Twitter and Facebook
  • Pitch, research and publish stories and photo galleries around lifestyle and pop culture daily
  • Conduct, produce and publish one-on-one celebrity interviews
  • Work closely with Ad Sales to create content for sponsors
  • Curate content and photos for individual vertical pages

BET Digital (BET Networks)

Nov 2012 - May 2014

Editorial Assistant

  • Handled administrative duties: created content plans, PowerPoints and call sheets, scheduled meetings, interviews and shoots, and managed payroll
  • Assisted legal team on establishing contracts for talent
  • Managed interns

BET Digital (BET Networks)

Jun 2012 - Sep 2012

Editorial Intern

  • Aided editors with various stages of production
  • Transcribed interviews for editors
  • Researched and penned articles and captions for photo galleries

Education

Education

Portfolio

#MyFirstTime

http://www.bet.com/b-real/myfirsttime/2014/my-first-teatox.html

http://www.bet.com/b-real/myfirsttime/2015/myfirstvsteam-v-steam.html

http://www.bet.com/b-real/myfirsttime/2015/my-first-pouty-lip.html

Beauty Know It All Web Series

http://www.bet.com/video/b-real/2015/style/beauty-know-it-all-rich-cocoa-eyes-and-lips-for-fall.html

http://www.bet.com/video/b-real/2015/style/beauty-know-it-all-rock-a-cheetah-inspired-beat-for-halloween.html

BUY or D.I.Y. Web Series

http://www.bet.com/video/b-real/2015/style/buy-or-d-i-y-halloween-edition.html

http://www.bet.com/video/b-real/2015/style/buy-or-diy-holiday-decor-edition.html

Fame and Fashion: Mack Wilds

http://www.bet.com/news/fashion-and-beauty/photos/2014/01/fame-fashion-mack-wilds.html

Commentaries

http://www.bet.com/b-real/style-and-beauty/2014/07/29/commentary-nicki-minaj-s-booty-drama-is-bigger-than-hip-hop.html

http://www.bet.com/b-real/relationships/2015/09/16/adrienne-bailon-s-bold-move-to-call-off-engagement.html

http://www.bet.com/b-real/achievement/2015/09/11/beyonce-is-femininely-badass-move-at-made-in-america.html

Celebrity Interviews

http://www.bet.com/video/b-real/2015/achievement/manifest-your-potential-with-karen-civil.html

http://www.bet.com/video/b-real/2015/b-fit/twerkout-with-kaylin-garcia.html

http://www.bet.com/video/b-real/2014/achievement/tonya-lewis-lee-shares-her-business-savvy.html

http://www.bet.com/video/b-real/2014/relationships/keke-palmer-sex-is-more-than-just-a-physical-thing.html

Contact Info.