• Driven digital/marketing and media tech-savvy professional with experience in communications, events, and news media.
  • Graduate level education: strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Effective at customer/community relations and delivering high quality content for digital, traditional, and social forms of media.
  • High achiever who produces results individually, as well as part of a results-focused team.
  • Problem solver, analytical, creative, organized, efficient, and always willing to go the extra mile for on time content delivery.
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to design, implement and direct multiple projects, setting deadlines and ensuring program accountability.
  • Creative and analytic: passionate in providing and studying analytics/reporting/social dashboard, fully interacting with consumers, and researching/staying current with trending topics and media trends, and content creation.
  • Strong background in events, writing, media, journalism, and news (AP Style).


• Content marketing • Media • Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Vine, Snapchat, You Tube, Periscope) • Writing • Community management • Community Engagement • Email producing • Infographics • Digital marketing • Content marketing

Work History

Work History

Social Media Manager, Community Manager, Digital and Content Marketing, PR, B2C

Apr 2013 - Present
Sam & Helen Stahl Center for Jewish Studies, University of Wisconsin

*Remote Position


  • Doubled social media followers by curating social media content for greater outreach and shareabliity, including the use and creation of infographics.
  • Created and maintained a social media content calendar for the Twitter and Facebook pages.
  • Developed and implemented campaigns for email and direct mail—tripled the online and offline support base.
  • Defined and tracked campaign effectiveness and adjusted strategies accordingly—achieving activity growth and interaction
  • Successfully directed and coordinated marketing activities and policies to promote products and services—resulted in event attendance numbers that were doubled form the previous year.
  • Identified value propositions and key messages for all marketing campaigns—added more supporters internally and outside of the university.
  • Ability to write and edit for diverse audiences and a demonstrated ability to create imaginative content.
  • Preserved brand integrity by monitoring the consistency and quality of marketing content.
  • Analyzed third-party data for social media and email marketing—discovered new growth opportunities.
  • Analyzed usage patterns to understand ways in which customers used all services—successfully geared it to the community.
  • Composed compelling and well-received content and infographics for the digital newsletter/blog—the most downloaded publication.
  • Identified, developed, and executed communications strategies—more effectively expressed the Stahl Center.
  • Quickly responded to questions from the media and public.
  • Updated/edited the website, and created a guest database—to quickly access all pertinent information.
  • Assisted with grant writing using collected quantitative data—obtained all grant money desired.
  • Produced engaging copy for monthly Jewish Chronicle print ads.
  • Wrote impactful event press releases, which were distributed to all local media organizations—led to the arrangement of guest interviews on the major public radio station and free ads in local print and online publications.
  • Created and designed effective marketing materials (flyers, posters, and infographics) and worked with the graphic designer to optimize other marketing materials—resulted in an attendance increase.
  • Coordinated and managed offline public events and represented the Stahl Center to the public with exceptional customer service.
  • Cultivated effective partnerships with community organizers and staff—resulted in lasting relationships and expanded co-sponsorships.

Film Festival Programming Assistant/Film Festival Assistant/Digital Marketing

Sep 2012 - Dec 2012
Chicago Children's International Film Festival/Facets Multi-Media, Inc.
  • Triumphantly managed the fast-paced Facets Multi-Media office during the film festival.
  • Researched and assisted with the construction of the online program book and for jury screenings —victoriously discovered hard to find film facts and information.
  • Constructed film theme sheets for Chicago Public Schools and sent email blasts—produced more school screenings.
  • Thoroughly answered general public and media inquiries—resulted in well-attended film workshops.
  • Constructed an email blast press release containing festival winners.
  • Oversaw and processed all tickets/registration requests (events and workshops)—quickly and efficiently.
  • Sufficiently prepared RSVPs and will call list for festival events, and assisted with the festival's sold out opening night and closing night award ceremony.
  • Prepared film guest information packets and served as the filmmaker ambassador—resulting in less confusion and well-informed guests.

Executive Producer, Social Media/Digital Marketing, Web Editor, News, Engineer

Dec 1998 - Aug 2011
Executive Producer, Social Media/digital Marketing, Web Editor, News, Engineer
  • Researched, prioritized, and set strategy for well-received media content and trending topics, including time sensitive material with good judgment while maintaining confidentiality in a fast-paced environment—gaining consistent ratings increases each quarter via Arbitron system.
  • Rendered and significantly increased the following on all social media channel updates—including popular contest/giveaway campaigns, listener interaction, and content marketing.
  • Edited and wrote all show and news information in AP style for the station's website—scaling down data into short prompts and neutral voice.
  • Ability to write and edit for diverse audiences and a demonstrated ability to create imaginative content.
  • Effectively organized and distributed daily show content and guest information for the host—resulted in tighter and smoother daily broadcasts.
  • Gainfully executed interview questions, segment teases, current event trivia questions, and promotional copy.
  • Coordinated and booked some of the most sought after show guests—resulting in a ratings increase.
  • Developed quality relationships with local and national media press contacts and journalists.
  • Constructed a daily show schedule/run-down and crafted remote broadcasts.
  • Conducted live daily broadcasts: managed guest and listener phone calls while successfully and consistently following a strict time clock.
  • Coordinated and executed all remote broadcasts—served as the communications center for multi-departments.
  • Created guest databases—made for a quick and efficient way to find pertinent information as soon as possible.
  • Thoroughly answered all listener email inquiries/comments with great success.
  • Built “best of” shows for vacation periods and award show entries —while completing all other assigned duties.
  • Guided and mentored college interns – adjusted teaching style to various types of learners and all moved on to remarkable careers.
  • Posted daily interview segment audio podcasts, links, and pictures to the station website—all increased site traffic.
  • Operated the main control room studio board/controls, rendered the Emergency Alert System to thousands, and utilized all broadcast equipment.
  • Composed sounds bites, which included movie, music, and news, and constructed show “flashbacks” for air prior to commercial breaks.
  • Co-produced and wrote popular show “bits”/parody commercials and songs—some of the most requested/popular segments.
  • Fed, in real time, the show to ABC Radio in New York for the national weekend re-broadcast—for an exceptionally large national audience.
  • Coordinated daily schedule with producers at MSNBC for a daily show simulcast—for an exceptionally large national audience.



PHD Doctorate

2011 - 2016
University of Wisconsin

English with a focus on Cinema, Media, and Digital Studies


Wayne State University

Communications, Media Studies


Wayne State University

Psychology and Communications: Media Studies


Editing and reviewing content|AP Style| B2C Social Media, including complex and large scale brand | Social Media Engagement | Social Media Marketing | Public/Media Relations| Communications | Film, Video, Radio, & TV | Digital Media Analytics | Writing | Research | Festival Programming | Community Management & Outreach | Content Strategy & Creation | Content Marketing | Content Journalism | Press Releases | Press Outreach | Email Marketing and Tools | Event Coordination | Event Planning | Database Management | Basic HTML | Word Press/Blogging | Hootsuite/Sprout | Microsoft Office | Keynote: professional, academic conference presentations | Adobe Creative Suite | Growth Strategy and Execution | User Research | Community Management | Community Building and Engagement | Content Creation | Market Research | Trend Research | Work well under pressure | Fast learner | Fast paced , complex environment | Proficient | Highly organized | Hustler | Multitask oriented | Team Player and natural leader | Creative and innovative | Strong time management | Strategic thinker | Detail oriented | Self starter | Meets deadlines | CRMs |Infographics |Project Management