Résumé

EXPERIENCE

Freelance Writer/Editor, May 2009-Present

  • Creates written content and images for publications and individual clients
  • Frequently uses SEO and keywords for online projects
  • Edits and proofreads articles, essays and marketing materials

Writer Access

Writer, May 2014–Present

  • Completes content orders and press releases on a variety of subjects, often to strict SEO requirements

The Celebrity Cafe

Contributor, December 2011–December 2014

Intern, August 2010–December 2010

  • Wrote weekly TV recaps and conducted interviews with figures of the entertainment industry
  • As an intern, wrote approximately 20 news briefs each week and worked to promote the website via social media

Skyword, Inc.

Freelance Copy Editor, August 2013–January 2014

  • Copy edited online content written for Coldwell Banker and Boundary

Patch Media

Freelance Reporter/Guest Editor, June 2012–December 2013

  • Produced articles, announcements and other online media for hyperlocal news websites
  • Took photos at events and conducted interviews
  • Managed events calendar and maintained daily news websites (often filled in for editors on vacation)

The Signal

Editor-in-Chief, December 2011–May 2012 (on production staff since 2008)

  • Managed editorial, production and business teams, wrote, edited and designed content
  • Served as webmaster and produced online videos and other content
  • Redesigned both the website and print publication in Spring 2012

The College of New Jersey Library

Access Services Student Supervisor, May 2010–May 2012

Access Services Assistant, August 2009–May 2010

  • Assisted patrons and ran the circulation desk
  • Helped maintain general collection organization
  • Shelved books (Library of Congress and Dewey Decimal classifications)

Phi Sigma Sigma Fraternity Inc.

Public Relations Chair, May 2009–May 2010

  • Maintained correspondence with other organizations
  • Helped create annual newsletter

Kiwibox.com

Intern, August 2009–November 2009

  • Pitched promotions and article ideas
  • Wrote about fashion, technology and entertainment

 SKILLS

  • Adobe InDesign and Photoshop
  • Microsoft Office
  • Spanish
  • AP and Chicago Styles
  • Final Cut Pro
  • SEO

EDUCATION

The College of New Jersey, Trenton, New Jersey

B.A. in Journalism/Professional Writing, Spanish minor, 2012

  • Additional courses in Communications and History
  • 3.457 GPA

Universidad Latina, Heredia, Costa Rica

Study Abroad Experience, Spring 2011 semester

  • Courses in Spanish, Latin American History and Ecotourism

Matawan Regional High School, Matawan-Aberdeen, New Jersey

High School Diploma, 2008

  • Multiple elective courses in TV production
  • Additional electives in creative writing and literature