Résumé

THE NEW YORK TIMES COLLEGIATE EVENT COORDINATOR | THE CAMPUS AGENCY (UNIVERSITY PARK, PA) | SEPT. 2017 - PRESENT

  • Promote The New York Times brand to a campus of over 45,000 students.
  • Plan, promote, and schedule ‘Get With the Times’ campus watch parties.
  • Partner with campus organizations to spread awareness for The Times and its watch parties.
  • Market events on social media platforms and coordinate press coverage.
  • Plan, promote, and schedule ‘Get With the Times’ campus watch parties.

EDITOR IN CHIEF | THE UNDERGROUND (UNIVERSITY PARK, PA) | FALL 2015 - PRESENT

  • Serves at The Underground's first editor in chief and co-founder.
  • Oversee a staff of 30 editors, writers, marketing, and brand team members.
  • Write, edit, and take photos of on and off-campus events.
  • Hold weekly editors and staff meetings.
  • Manage all social Underground social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram)

INTERN | ROAR LIONS ROAR (UNIVERSITY PARK, PA) | SPRING 2017 - PRESENT

  • Write weekly content for the blog on various aspects of Penn State Athletics.
  • Attend games, practices, and press conferences for Penn State Athletic teams.
  • Take photos and videos of games, practices, and press conferences.

SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN | AXIOS (Arlington, VA) | June 2017 - AUGUST 2017

  • Conducted Daily and weekly analytics reports.
  • Covered and posted breaking news on all platforms.
  • Pitched and wrote social media articles
  • Ran day-to-day operations on the AXIOS Science Facebook Page
  • Increased week over week fan growth by 193% (10k to 30k)

DIGITAL MARKETING INTERN | PENN STATE DIVISION OF DEVELOPMENT AND ALUMNI RELATIONS (UNIVERSITY PARK, PA) | SPRING 2017

  • Work with supervisor to manage the marketing of Penn State's crowdfunding platform, Let's Grow State.
  • Work with strategic communication staff to create social media graphics to market the crowdfunding platform.
  • Brainstorm, create, and execute marketing strategies for college student use of the crowdfunding platform.

SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN| PENN STATE ATHLETICS (UNIVERSITY PARK, PA) | FALL 2015 - SPRING 2017

  • Work in-office creating engaging tweets for Penn State Athletics Social Media accounts.
  • Work in-game with Sports Information Directors across Penn State Athletic programs updating scores for social media, take photographs for @GoPSUSports social media accounts, create game infographics and provided an engaging experience for those in attendance through social media activations.
  • Revitalized the Penn State @StudentCentral account and grew engagement, followers, and impressions by over 10%.

MARKETING INTERN| BLUE WHITE TV (UNIVERSITY PARK, PA) | FALL 2016 - SPRING 2017

  • Assist in recruiting new membership sign-ups to Blue White TV.
  • Create graphics and take photos of Blue White TV events and assist with media relations.
  • Plan and implement marketing events.

PUBLIC RELATIONS CHAIR | PENN STATE ALUMNI ASSOCIATION FASTSTART PROGRAM (UNIVERSITY PARK, PA) | FALL 2015 - PRESENT

  • Manage all social media platforms for the Penn State Alumni Association’s first year alumni/staff mentoring program.
  • Manage and upkeep FastStart website, photograph and create graphics for all events.
  • Coordinate with Alumni Association staff on direction of program and handle all media requests.

COMMUNICATIONS INTERN | PENNSYLVANIA SEA GRANT (CHESETER, PA) | SPRING 2016 –Summer 2016

  • Worked with Sea Grant staff and partners on the Chester green stormwater infrastructure (GSI) project.
  • Assisted with promotional writing, workshops and public relations to support the project
  • Created a social media plan for both Facebook and Twitter to be implemented in Summer 2016.

GAME DAY OPS VOLUNTEER | PHILADELPHIA, PA (CHESTER, PA) | OCTOBER 2011 - SPRING 2015

  • Head Photo Field Marshall – supervise photographers during the match and lead a team of photo marshals.
  • Press Box Runner – distribute and copy game day statistics to the media.

Freelance Writer | June 2013 - present

Certifications and Skills

  • Hootsuite Platform Certification
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram Analytics
  • Google Analytics and Google AdSense Proficient 
  • John Curley Center for Sports Journalism Certificate

Organizations & Accolades

  • National Association of Black Journalists, Member
  • Ida B. Wells Society for Investigative Journalism, Member
  • Online News Association, Member
  • Association of Women in Sports Media, Member
  • Georgetown Law Social Justice Fellow
  • Chapel Executive Internship Program Recipient
  • Paul Robeson Social Justice Award