Resume

EXPERIENCE: 

Weekend Editor – June 2020 – Present

Cosmopolitan

  • Covers celebrity and entertainment news for Cosmopolitan.com on the weekends. Pitches story ideas, writes, edits, and self-publishes 10 to 12 articles per weekend.
  • Contributes additional SEO articles during the week, including roundups and explainers.

Freelance Writer – June 2020 – Present

  • Contributes to multiple brands, including Glamour, Bustle, HelloGiggles, The Lily, Well+Good, StyleCaster, and more.
  • Writes pop culture, lifestyle, political, and wellness articles.

Associate Editor – May 2019 – June 2020

Us Weekly

  • Pitched ideas, wrote, edited, assigned, and worked closely with the photo and art teams to create vibrant layouts that told a story for Loose Talk, Hot Pics, Hot Hollywood, Us Living ,and more sections of the magazine.
  • Worked with the reporting team to turn out coherent, exciting, reliable stories day in and out.

Associate Producer – April 2018 – May 2019

Viacom

  • Worked with TV Land’s social media director to develop and execute content plans, including social creative concept ideation, graphic creation, and copywriting for the hit-show, Younger.
  • Collaborated with producers, designers, and video editors to execute original editorial concepts using show footage and/or original shoot footage with talent.

Editorial Assistant – July 2016 – April 2018

Bauer Xcel Media

  • Wrote and contributed to social media for the entertainment brands: Life & Style, In Touch, Closer, and Soaps in Depth.
  • Consistently pitched, wrote, and built entertainment news, celebrity, and evergreen articles for all brands in the CMS.
  • Pitched, wrote, and created photo galleries for outreach and SEO purposes.
  • Contributed to all social media accounts including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest on a daily basis.
  • Monitored traffic using Google Analytics to track the performance of the websites.
  • Assisted with Facebook Live videos for the brands.
  • Worked closely with junior and senior editors to brainstorm article ideas that brought in the most traffic for the websites.

Editorial Intern – May 2016 – July 2016

Us Weekly

  • Pitched story ideas during photo and editorial meetings with writers and editors.
  • Transcribed celebrity interviews and researched information for larger stories.
  • Attended and reported from red carpet events.

Features Intern – December 2015 – March 2016

ELLE Magazine

  • Worked in the Features Department, supported staff writers, and editors.
  • Organized the Book, performed transcriptions, researched story ideas, and assisted with FOB content.

Editorial Intern – September 2015 – December 2015

Philadelphia Style Magazine, Niche Media

  • Handled social media, conducted article research, and wrote three pieces for phillystylemag.com.

Editorial Intern – May 2015 – August 2015

The Hollywood Reporter

  • Collaborated with writers and editors to assist with feature stories and related research.
  • Covered five Los Angeles red carpet events for THR.com and wrote nine stories for the website.

Editorial Intern – January 2015 – May 2015

Philadelphia magazine

  • Transcribed, fact checked, and conducted research for articles.
  • Worked closely with editors and had the ability to write for numerous blog sites including Be Well Philly, Ticket, and Shoppist.

Editorial Intern – October 2014 – December 2014

Philadelphia Weekly– Philadelphia’s Alternative Newspaper 

  • Was responsible for fact-checking and editing articles.
  • Wrote descriptions in the paper and transcribed articles.    

SKILLS:                  

InDesign/eDesign, Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, WordPress, Final Cut Pro, Lexis-Nexis, AP Style, Drupal, HTML, SEO

EDUCATION:                           

Major: Journalism, Minor: Sociology

Temple University, Philadelphia, PA           

REFERENCES:             

Brianna Kovan: Bustle Features Editor

Gary Baum: The Hollywood Reporter Senior Writer

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