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ABOUT
Résumé
Experience Education
NEW ENGLAND NEWSPAPERS INC.
News Designer/Copy Editor
2018-present

Designs and copy edits pages for The Berkshire Eagle, Bennington Banner, Brattleboro Reformer and Manchester Journal in Western Massachusetts and Southern Vermont.
UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND
PHILIP MERRILL COLLEGE OF JOURNALISM

B.A. in Multiplatform Journalism with a minor in Art History and CIVICUS citation
Class of 2018

Semester academic honors for five of eight semesters; Outstanding Multimedia News Senior, William Randolph Hearts Scholarship, President's Scholarship; CIVICUS teaching assistant and citation ceremony co-speaker

STUDENT NEWSPAPER
The Diamondback
Design editor, 2015-18: Led redesign of print product; shepherded transition from daily to weekly print; laid out pages; coded interactive data visualizations; created graphics; animated and edited shareable videos; developed animation templates for Snaphat Discover stories; navigated Wordpress and Snapc CMS
Diversions staff writer, 2015-16: Covered the fine and performing arts at all major Washington, D.C., museums and several campus art galleries and theaters; reviewed exhibitions, operas, classical music performances and other arts events; interviewed curators

INTERN EXPERIENCE
Peabody Essex Museum, Editorial Intern, Summer 2015
Edited museum materials and members' magazine, Connections; interviewed curators, artists and visitors; wrote bylined articles and briefs for magazine and museum blog

Washington Life Magazine, Editorial Intern, Spring-Summer 2016
Copy edited magazine content; wrote bylined articles for print edition and website, including May 2016 cover feature; assisted on photography and fashion shoots; contributed to editorial planning meetings
ALEXANDRIA TIMES
Reporter
2017

Pitched, reported and wrote news, sports, arts and feature articles and briefs for weekly newspaper; copy edited weekly print edition and performed office tasks as needed

Interim Graphic Designer
2017

Designed weekly newspaper including news, sports, features and opinion pages as well as classified advertisements and a calendar of events; filled gap between permanent designers
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION
Freelance Arts Writer, Smithsonian Insider
2016-2017

Contributed in-depth, behind-the-scenes arts articles to Smithsonian Institution website
Professional and student awards
VIRGINIA PRESS ASSOCIATION
2018
Third Place, Infographic
With Aleksandra "Sasha" Kochurova, Alexa Epitropoulos, Denise Dunbar and Tina Gehring

For "A shooter in our midst" in the Alexandria Times
Role: Contributing reporter, contributing copy editor
2018
Third Place, General Presentation
With Aleksandra "Sasha" Kochurova, Alexa Epitropoulos, Denise Dunbar, Missy Schrott and Jane Hughes

For work with the Alexandria Times
Role: Contributing reporter, contributing copy editor
SOCIETY OF PROFESSIONAL JOURNALISTS
2018
National Finalist, Online/Digital Sports Videography
With Gabe Fernandez

For "Beating the buzzer: Wizards keep games tight to the end" for Capital News Service
Role: Animator, design concept, copy co-writer
2018
Region 2 Winner, Online/Digital Sports Videography
With Gabe Fernandez

For "Beating the buzzer: Wizards keep games tight to the end" for Capital News Service
Role: Animator, design concept, copy co-writer
2018
Region 2 Winner, Breaking News Reporting
As part of a team including Jessie Campisi, Carly Kempler, Mina Haq, Rosie Kean, Natalie Schwartz, Andi Cwieka, Jay Reed, Kyle Rempfer, Christine Condon and others

For "'Hatred and tragedy': Following the homicide of Richard Collins III" in The Diamondback
Role: Contributing reporter, contributing photographer
2018
Region 2 Finalist, Photo Illustration (Large University)
With Tom Hausman

For "A Year in Review" in The Diamondback
Role: Design concept, news designer, contributing photo editor, contributing copy editor
2018
National Mark of Excellence "MoEy" Best in Show award
As part of Diamondback staff led by Danielle Ohl

For "It's Real" in The Diamondback
Role: Contributing interactive graphic designer, contributer to design concept
2017
Region 2 Winner, Best All-Around Non-Daily Student Newspaper
As part of Diamondback staff led by Danielle Ohl

For The Diamondback
Role: Contributing design concept, contributing news designer
DAY EIGHT
2018
Region 2 Finalist, Online Feature Reporting
As part of a team led by Ellie Silverman and Danielle Ohl including Talia Richman, Mina Haq, Jake Hughes, Tom Hausman, Anna Muckerman and others

For "ProtectUMD has 64 demands to aid vulnerable students. These are the stories behind them." in The Diamondback
Role: Contributer to design concept
2016
Finalist, D.C. Student Arts Journalism Challenge

For "Archiving art history at Gemini G.E.L." in The Diamondback
Role: Reporter
Academic awards and scholarships
2018
Outstanding Multimedia News Senior
The only non-academic award presented specifically to a multiplatform-track graduating senior.
2016
William Randolph Hearst Scholarship

Sponsored by the William Randolph Hearst Foundation
2014-2018
President's Scholarship
"...provides four-year awards to exceptional entering freshmen from Maryland and across the nation."
2014
Alan Greenberg Journalism Scholarship

Awarded by the Lincoln-Sudbury Scholarship Fund