DIGITAL PUBLISHER (CONTRACT) - CONTRIBUTOR NETWORK
Articulate reporter and talented interviewer passionate about researching, writing, and producing important news stories delivered across multiple media platforms. Background includes extensive work covering current events, business, and the arts.
Strong broadcast and news writing skills
Social media, SEO
Photo editing and retouching
Creative writing background
Speaks Russian, Spanish
Digital Publisher (Contract) - Contributor Network, 04/2014
to 06/2014 Refinery29 – New York,
Assisted editor in onboarding and managing a curated selection of tastemaking writers, photographers, designers, health, and beauty experts in lifestyle media.
Scheduled upwards of 60 weekly features across fashion, beauty, and wellness verticals.
Built, edited, and tagged posts according to SEO best practices, ensuring that our headlines appear in most internet searches.
Collaborated with photography and design departments to create award-winning illustrations accompanying articles.
Assistant Editor, 05/2012
to 01/2014 Summit Professional Networks – New York,
Reporter covering the multi-trillion-dollar global risk management industry.
Researched and wrote two feature (900-1500 word) articles monthly, and four web stories daily.
Developed relationships with key business and legal contacts in the industry, evaluated and followed up on news leads to craft story ideas.
Correspondent at major conferences, often traveling off-site for multiple-day events and video shoots.
Created first company vertical devoted to climate change reporting.
Chose top headlines for front page news carousel, and deployed three weekly vertical newsletters.
to 01/2012 Ear to Mind Magazine – New York,
Produced a bi-annual print magazine covering the contemporary classical music genre.
Assigned and edited copy, and wrote multiple feature stories for each issue.
Assisted publishers with newspaper layout and design.
Cultivated friendships with composers, performers, venues, labels, and PR agencies working within the genre.
Hosted and transcribed Ear to Mind's annual New Music Forum.
Introduced the magazine's critically-reviewed concert series before audiences at renowned Carnegie Hall.
Bachelor of Arts: Journalism, Business,
2011 City University of New York - Bernard Baruch College - New York,
Interdisciplinary Honors Student, Harman Honors Writing Program
More Than Nothing Charity organization committed to clearing landmines in Bosnia and Serbia after devastating flooding in 2014.
Helping Hands & Beyond Nonprofit organization delivering medical care and childcare to under-served communities in Haiti.