Education
Northwestern University
Bachelor of Science in Journalism, Magazine Concentration
Medill School of Journalism, Integrated Marketing Communications
Spring 2015
Evanston, IL

Work Experience

Brain Injury Law Group
Legal Assistant / Content Strategist
Girard, IL
Develop ideas and write for blogs
Transcribe and streamline client interviews and information
Manage day-to-day office activity
Rewrite content for search engine optimization

In These Times
Editorial Intern
Chicago, IL
Jan 2015 – April 2016
Fact-checked one or two stories every day for web and print
Brainstormed headlines and conducted editorial research
Pitched stories for the Rural America blog
Reviewed books in search of excerpts for the blog
Transcribed speech for magazine

Edward Underhill for Judge
Intern
Chicago, IL
Jan 2015 – March 2016
Canvased neighborhoods to talk to people about who they would be voting for and entered relevant data for further analysis
Managed and posted to website to promote events and campaign news
Managed data to streamline campaign

Horizon Pharma
Clinical Document Specialist
Deerfield, IL
Summer 2015
Created protocol template
Attended event to promote cure for Friedreich’s Ataxia
Took photos for article and Twitter
Audited and archived 150 boxed files in Excel
Managed shipment of boxes to Iron Mountain
Created survey about medical equipment
Distributed surveys to FA participants and families
Created PowerPoint presentation with survey results
Created photo release form
Attended internal company gatherings

Journalism Experience

American Academy of Pediatrics
Editorial Intern
Hoffman Estates, IL
Attended editorial meetings
Attended weekly editorial meetings
Researched main feature story
Wrote about product recalls
Edited annual awards section
Copy edited newsmagazine
Attended company events
Translated photo release form

Journalism Residency

American Salon
Editorial Intern
New York City, NY
Pitched stories at editorial meetings
Researched stories for the magazine
Copy edited the entire magazine each month
Fact checked proper nouns throughout the entire magazine
Attended beauty industry events
Created social media posts
Created blog posts

Activities

The Daily Northwestern
Writer
Evanston, IL
Fall 2013 - Fall 2014
Pitched stories, three per week at editorial meeting
Attended 50 local Evanston events
Covered politics, environment, health, campus, city, arts, and technology
Conducted interviews for newspaper printed daily
Took spontaneous photos of political events
Wrote 50 articles for the newspaper in print and online

Columbia University School of Continuing Studies
Communicating with Consumers
New York City, NY
Summer 2010

National Student Leadership Conference at American University
Backpack Journalism
Washington, DC
Summer 2010

Skills

Working experience in InDesign, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office

Achievements

Helped Kellogg startup gain exposure
Published in Spirituality and Health magazine online
Several front page stories on the Daily Northwestern