Bachelor of Fine Arts June 2013
Savannah College of Art and Design Savannah, GA
Minor: Creative Writing
WordPress, Microsoft Office, Submittable, Storify, Blogging
ProTools, GarageBand, iMovie, iPhoto, Photoshop, Illustrator
Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, Pinterest
Writing Styles: AP, MLA, Chicago
REFERENCES AVAILBLE UPON REQUEST
Men's Health magazine
Savannah Morning News
Men’s Health magazine, editorial apprentice, January 2014 – Present
Report, research, and write stories for the print and online publication. Brainstorm and pitch story ideas.
Assist the copy and production team in reviewing final proofs before shipping.
Organize and conduct product testing.
Daktari Bush School and Wildlife Orphanage, volunteer, summer 2013
Educated underprivileged children in South Africa about the importance of the environment.
Prepared daily math, science and English lessons for children ages 12-15.
Worked one-on-one with children who struggled with their English.
Savannah magazine, contributing writer / intern, spring 2013
Wrote features and Buzz pieces for the print magazine.
Wrote reviews, event calendars and weekly e-newsletters for the online magazine.
Interviewed industry professionals for events such as Savannah Fashion Week and SCAD Style.
Participated in staff meetings and pitched ideas for upcoming issues and online content.
Port City Review, Managing Editor, spring 2012- spring 2013
Managed over 400 visual, written, digital and multimedia submissions using submittable.com.
Worked closely with the creative director to create a compelling 96-page literary arts journal.
Organized editorial meetings and created budgets with production deadlines.
Organized and promoted a launch party for the premiere issue through social media.
District, Managing Editor, spring 2012 - spring 2013
Managed the coverage of large events such as Savannah Film Festival and Savannah Music Festival.
Aggregated all written and multimedia content for the website.
Worked with a wide variety of students across different campuses and recruited new staff members.
The Celebrity Cafe, contributing writer, winter 2013
Wrote reviews, features and news stories for an online news publication.
Generated story pitches and covered trending news.
District, Audio Director / staff writer, spring 2010- spring 2012
Edited and produced audio, visual and written content for the web-based news publication.
Wrote editorials, opinion columns and interviewed industry professionals for events such as Savannah Film Festival, Savannah Music Festival and SCAD Fashion Show.