Resume

EDUCATION

  • The George Washington University, Washington, D.C. (May 2019)
    • Currently pursuing a degree in Journalism in the School of Media and Public Affairs
    • GPA: 3.95, Dean’s List (Fall 2016-Spring 2018)
  • Phillipsburg High School, Phillipsburg, New Jersey (June 2016)
    • Excellence in School Publications Distinction

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Multimedia (OM), Videography Intern (June 2018-August 2018): Created videos and graphics about events and scientists at the EPA
  • Smithsonian Institute, National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), Ocean Portal Intern (January 2018-April 2018): Worked on multimedia stories for Ocean Portal, the Smithsonian exhibit and online platform
  • Smithsonian Institute, Office of Fellowships and Internships (OFI), Intern (September 2017-December 2017): Wrote blog posts for the OFI website, drafted weekly event and newsletter emails and helped manage the OFI email and social media accounts
  • LEAD, Inc., PR/Marketing Intern (June 2017-August 2017): Filmed and edited videos about the importance of mental health and well-being, advocacy for mental health education and de-stigmatizing language associated with mental illness
  • Prestige Productions State Theatre Summer Acting Camp, Intern (July 2016-July 2017): Created promotional materials, managed social media accounts and taught 1st-4th graders acting, singing and dancing
  • KARUX Newspaper, Editor-In-Chief (September 2013- June 2016): Wrote, edited and copy-edited for my school newspaper and yearbook in high school
  • Generic Theatre Company, Co-Public Relations Director (May 2017- May 2018): Created promotional videos, posters, emails and social media posts

RELEVANT COURSEWORK

  • Sustainability Reporting: Produced multimedia stories about sustainability topics, one of which won the 2018 Storyfest Award for “most creative” and was featured on the Maryland Public Television website.
  • Digital Media I and II: Produced videos and website pages using Adobe Suite, HTML/CSS and WordPress
  • Advanced Newswriting: Wrote news stories and special interest pieces
  • Broadcast Newswriting and Reporting: Wrote and produced stories for broadcast and GWTV

SKILLS

  • Proficient in MS Office, Adobe Premiere, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, OmniGraffle, Canva, Prezi, Piktochart and social media

EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

  • Generic Theatre Company, Assistant Financial Director (November 2017-May 2017).
  • LEAD GW, Guide (August 2017): Welcomed freshmen to campus and lead a leadership training workshop
  • Participated in American University’s Discover the World of Communication (2 week immersive program, June, 2015)
  • Engage D.C., Volunteer (January 2017-May 2017): Tutored local middle school students
  • GW Catholics, Bible Study Leader, Liturgy and Prayer Committee (May 2017- Present)
  • Girl Scouts, Ambassador (September 2003- June 2016): Earned the Bronze Award and started a program to introduce young Girl Scouts to careers in STEM
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