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San Diego State University                             Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising
Graduated May 2011                                      Graduated January 2007
BA degree in Journalism                                 AA degree in Fashion Design

Work Experience:

Web Producer, KDKA-TV
October 2012 –Present

  • Manage Twitter/Facebook accounts with 200,000 combined followers
  • Responsible for sending out daily text alerts/push alerts for CBS Local app
  • Writing and reporting breaking news, daily content
  • Created the KDKA food blog, bringing more than 40,000 visitors to the website

Assistant Web Producer at KPBS – San Diego NPR/PBS Affiliate
October 2010 – May 2011

  • Managed Facebook and Twitter accounts
  • Reported and wrote for website and radio
  • Edited broadcast stories for web publishing/on air

Freelance Writer, Valley News Dispatch
January 2012- January 2013

  • Covered council meetings for 12+ municipalities, school board meetings, news, sports
  • Wrote breaking news stories on deadline

Freelance Writer/Intern, (AOL News)
June 2011 – January 2013

  • Writing and reporting community news by engaging with locals in their communities
  • Worked with AOL CMS and managed Facebook/Twitter accounts
  • Shot and edited photos and video for the site and individual stories

Contributing Blogger, I Heart PGH
February 2012- January 2013

News Editor at The Daily Aztec, Student Newspaper of San Diego State University
April 2010 – May 2011
Reporter, March 2009 – April 2010

  • Writing and reporting for campus community of 40,000
  • Managed staff of 12
  • Chose and assigned daily stories and edited for AP style, content and fact checking
  • Responsible for writing headlines and photo captions

Sales Associate/ Skincare and Makeup expert at Sephora
September 2005 – October 2010

  • Engaged with customers while selling merchandise
  • Maintained visual standards and merchandising

Seasonal Sales Associate, Anthropologie
September 2011 – December 2011

  • Worked with customers to find specific merchandise, outfits
  • Selected merchandise to send out for mail and online orders
  • Worked as cashier, managed fitting rooms

Skills: Proficient in WordPress, Quark, FinalCut Pro, iMovie, Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator


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