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Work experience

Nov 2008Present

Election Night Intern

USA Today

• Monitored video and news coverage in various cities to display the latest election night activity for the USA Today homepage• Worked as a "runner" for the film crew and assisted the interview team

Nov 2009Present

Editorial Intern

The Daily Beast

 • Write news pieces for the Cheat Sheet; monitor news coverage to ensure updated, current information• Research and write captions for galleries in all sections of the site; fact check articles before publication• Write weekly Hot Reads for Book Beast; update Blogs and Stories section; compile research for staff writers

Sep 2009Nov 2009

Editorial Intern


• In charge of copy-editing articles for daily emails from all major cities; collaborated with editors to finalize pieces• Monitored membership growth and daily email traffic by calculating click through numbers and percentages• Helped create and research for the East Village Wine Tasting Tour and other daily email features

Feb 2009May 2009

Editorial Intern

Washintonpost.Newsweek Interactive

• Worked on a three-person team to create and produce the 2009 Grad Guide and How to Survive a Layoff feature packages• Interviewed experts and wrote original content for all packages, including the main article in the Travelling with Pets feature package• Edited and produced weekly feature columns for the Cars and Home Improvement sections • Produced between one to six Live Online discussions per week; created interactive polls• Updated Career Events Calendar and front page graphics for various sections

Aug 2008Dec 2008

Editorial Intern

OneWorld US

• Wrote and edited daily headlines and blurbs for international news, feature, and analysis stories • Researched stories from partner organizations to publish on the Web site and did a series of production tasks• Attended various events to promote OneWorld US

Jun 2008Jul 2008


Cross Cultural Solutions

• Assisted with volunteer efforts in an impoverished urban center with Madre's Teresa's Missionaries of Charity• Responsibilities included cooking, cleaning and caring for children at a local day care center and two orphanages• Taught English and designed activities to teach American culture to children (ages 1-15) at a local elementary school

Feb 2008Apr 2008

Editorial Intern

World Reviewer

• Wrote and edited original travel features and city and country profiles• Researched travel locations and activities and uploaded tour information from various companies • Wrote press releases and promoted the new site on the Internet



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