Résumé

Experience

Digital Production Intern

azcentral / The Arizona Republic, part of USA TODAY NETWORK

  • Produce multimedia content to complement stories on the site, such as photo galleries and social videos.
  • Assist with long-term special projects in the features department, including coding, and curate section fronts on the website.
  • Curate section fronts for the website and newsletters

Managing Editor for Digital Storytelling

USC Annenberg Media

  • Oversee all content across our digital platforms, including the website, email newsletter, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, and WeChat.
  • Oversee development of our recently-launched Messenger chatbot and app prototype, “Annie,” as well as a new online magazine-style division of the site.
  • Conceptualized and currently institution reorganization of our 100+ member newsroom by topic rather than platform, enabling greater cross-platform cooperation and more cohesive learning opportunities for our student reporters.
    Formerly:
  • Senior News Editor, Oct. 2016 - May 2017
  • News Editor, Feb. 2016 - Oct. 2016
  • Staff Reporter, Sep. 2015 - Feb. 2016

Designer & Assistant

Shoob Photography

  • Conceptualized, designed, and helped implement a website redesign.
  • Streamlined workflows to reduce backlogs in printing.
  • Designed new catalogs, created pitches for potential clients, and created school support materials to client specifications.

Assistant City Editor

Daily Trojan

  • Worked with other reporters to craft stories that were important to the USC student and faculty population.

Co-Editor-in-Chief

Wingspan

  • Managed a staff of 20 students to create a yearbook that went on to win several national awards from the Journalism Education Association, National Scholastic Press Association, and Columbia Scholastic Press Association.

Education

University of Southern California

B.A. Candidate in Journalism

  • Minor in Law and Public Policy
  • Minor in Web Technologies & Applications
  • 3.93 cumulative unweighted GPA

James C. Enochs High School

  • 4.59 cumulative weighted GPA
  • National AP Scholar Award, Sep. 2015
  • Modesto City Schools Character Recognition Award, Sep. 2014

Technical Skills

Adobe Creative Cloud

  • Expert in Adobe InDesign
  • Highly proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Bridge & Camera Raw
  • Novice in Adobe Illustrator

WordPress

  • Used at USC Annenberg Media and azcentral for editing and publishing content

Web development

  • Proficient in HTML, CSS, Sass & jQuery
  • Basic knowledge of JavaScript (can figure it out if given instructions)

References

Laura Davis

USC Annenberg

(213) 740-9435

Stephen Harding

USA TODAY NETWORK

(602) 444-8392

Kylie Digges

azcentral

(602) 444-8126

Alex Shoob

Shoob Photography

(209) 567-0748

Tamra McCarthy

Modesto City Schools

(209) 492-4498

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