Skills

Skills

AP Style

Knowledge of The Associated Press Stylebook in conjunction with Webster's Third New International Dictionary.

FileMaker Pro

Database software

Joomla!

An open source content managment system (CMS)

Basic Photography

Experience with manual, automatic and digital cameras

MaxBulk Mailer

A bulk-emailer and mail-merge software

Microsoft Office Suite Software

Excel, Power Point, Word, Outlook, Entourage

Mac & Windows Platforms

Work History

Work History
Jan 2008 - Present

Assistant Editor, "bridges"

Office of Science & Technology - Embassy of Austria

Since 2008, I have been the Assistant Editor for the Office of Science & Technology's English language quarterly, bridges, an online magazine on science, technology and higher education policy, at the Embassy of Austria in Washington. My chief responsibilities are writing feature articles and soliciting guest contributions; managing bridges subscriptions and statistics, requests and feedback from readers, online content production, and management of the Bills in Brief: U.S. S&T Policy and Author Index sections of the online magazine.

Jan 2007 - Jan 2008

Editorial Assistant, "bridges"

Office of Science & Technology - Embassy of Austria

Wrote stories and reports; edited documents for grammatical and style errors; prepared articles and photos for online publication and posted items to the web.

2006 - 2006

Special Correspondent

BlackAmericaWeb.com

Wrote articles about political news, organizations and events in Washington, D.C. that focused on Africans and African-Americans. 

2006 - 2006

Editorial Intern

Youth Today Newspaper

Wrote news briefs; researched and produced report reviews; conducted interviews that led to published profiles of youth workers and youth service organizations.

2005 - 2005

Editorial Intern

USATODAY.com

Selected, edited, and posted stories with photos on section web pages; wrote headlines and photo captions.

2005 - 2005

Political Writer

BlackCollegeView.com

Monitored national politics to write editorials and develop national and local politically oriented story ideas.

2005 - 2005

Copy Desk Intern

Gannett News Service

Edited copy and graphics for factual, grammatical, and style errors; contributed stories and story ideas for editorial packages.

2004 - 2004

Staff Writer

District Chronicles

Developed story ideas and wrote articles for community newspaper.

2003 - 2003

Contributing Writer

District Chronicles

Developed story ideas and wrote articles as the general assignment reporter.

Writing Samples

Education

Education
Aug 2002 - Aug 2006

B.A.

Howard University

Affliations

Member, National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ)