Resume

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Experience

New York magazine – New York, NY
Staff Writer, The Cut, June 2016 – Present

Wrote daily blog posts and monthly features on news and politics through the lens of gender. Analyzed and interpreted policy with an emphasis on women’s and LGBTQ issues. Spearheaded election coverage and interviewed of-the-moment figures such as Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Senator Elizabeth Warren, and Dr. Willie Parker. Collaborated on video and fashion shoots.

New York magazine – New York, NY
Night Editor, Daily Intelligencer, March 2016 – June 2016

Wrote overnight blog-length and feature-length posts on everything from crazy-long filibusters to Elizabeth Warren’s latest Donald Trump diss. Edited, HTML coded, and distributed Daily Intelligencer’s daily newsletter, Fresh Intelligence. Worked with several freelance bloggers to conceptualize, edit, and copyedit posts. Edited the New York Magazine homepage overnight.

New York magazine – New York, NY
Writing and Reporting Fellow, January 2016 – March 2016

Pitched and wrote multiple news and politics posts a day for Daily Intelligencer. Wrote reported features for Science of Us and Vulture on everything from Pakistani comics to subway slashings. Added analysis on topics such as food stamp reform and refugee resettlement.

Slate – New York, NY
Pop Culture Intern, August 2015 – December 2015

Pitched and wrote dozens of posts about everything from Jessica Jones to Justin Bieber for Slate’s Brow Beat section. Wrote a deeply reported feature about the history of lesbian film. Contributed to Drift, Slate’s pop-up sleep blog. Conducted detailed research for senior editors about the number of history books published by women.

Complex magazine New York, NY
Pop Culture Freelance Writer, August 2015 – February 2016

For Complex’s Pop Culture channel, pitched, wrote and self-edited hourly posts on breaking news, politics, and celebrities. Wrote several posts with more than 10K shares. Chose articles to post to social media channels. For better or for worse, learned a lot about the Kardashians.

New York magazine – New York, NY
Online Editorial Intern, January 2015 – August 2015

Pitched and wrote dozens of posts for Daily Intelligencer, Science of Us, The Cut, Vulture, and Grub Street. Broke news of D.A.R.E.’s op-ed endorsing marijuana legalization. Interviewed celebrities at numerous red carpet events.

Levo League – New York, NY
Editorial Intern, September 2014 – January 2015

At this web-oriented startup company, pitched and wrote dozens of articles about career development for women. Copyedited and posted all syndicated content. Launched a weekly Snack Hack series that increased traffic. Continued as a freelancer.

Texas Monthly – Austin, TX
Editorial Intern, May 2014 – August 2014

Transcribed long interviews quickly and accurately. Used bilingual skills to translate interviews from Spanish to English. Spearheaded a project about the history of Tex Mex.

Observatorio de Género – Buenos Aires, Argentina
Communications Intern, May 2013 – August 2013

While living in Buenos Aires, launched Twitter and Facebook pages for a new office of the Argentine government concerned with equal rights in the judiciary. Designed visuals and wrote daily content in Spanish for both platforms. Grew user base from zero to 500 and 1,200 followers, respectively.

Skills

Fluent Spanish, AP Style, CQ, SEO, WordPress, HTML, Final Cut Pro X, Adobe Premiere, Adobe Photoshop CS5, Chartbeat, Topsy, Audacity, Soundslides.

Active on Twitter, FacebookTinyLetterMedium, Storify.

Education

New York University
Master of Arts, Magazine writing

University of Missouri – Columbia, Magna Cum Laude
Bachelor of Arts, Journalism
Minor, Spanish

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