Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
B.S. journalism, political science minor, integrated marketing communications certificate, Expected June 2013 

Northwestern MagazineEvanston, IL
Editorial Intern (August 2010 – present)
• Write 4-5 articles on daily deadline for the quarterly alumni magazine; topics range from sports to profiles of alumni
• Increase social media presence on Twitter and Facebook by tweeting and posting about alumni and the Northwestern community
• Compile obituaries and class notes; fact-check articles

Northwestern News NetworkEvanston, IL
Playback and Floor Director (March 2010 – present)
• Run playback server and floor direct for Northwestern’s student-run television operation; airs three times weekly

North by NorthwesternEvanston, IL
Writer (February 2010 – present)
• Research and write feature articles for the online Life & Style, Features, and Entertainment sections, including profiling a student a capella group, Northwestern tour guides, and students graduating early
•Compiled an event listings calendar for the quarterly print magazine

Time Out ChicagoChicago, IL
Editorial Intern (July 2011 – November 2011)
• Researched and wrote feature articles on tight deadline on fashion, the casino industry and dating; online version of dating article was most-viewed for over a week
•Pitched, researched and wrote blogs for the website on daily deadline, including the launching of a new app and holiday event listings; uploaded blogs on internal CMS

Chicago Tonight, WTTWChicago, IL
Production Intern (June 2011 – September 2011)
• Researched future story ideas for this nightly news program focused on all things Chicago
• Provided organizational and logistical support for the show, including greeting and escorting guests
• Conducted pre-interviews, scheduled interviews, and logged footage for a five-minute package on native plant gardens in Illinois
• Wrote interview questions for host and provided research for news segments on topics from baseball to the economy

Medill News Service, Washington, D.C.
Mobile Journalist/Educational Reporter (January 2011 – March 2011)
• One of 12 students chosen for Medill on the Hill, a Northwestern University sponsored program focused on national politics
•  Covered the education beat on Capitol Hill using Twitter, video, still photography, and text on tight daily deadline
• Pitched and wrote an enterprise story on charter schools using text and photos; profiled a new charter school

Today’s Chicago Woman MagazineChicago, IL
Editorial Intern (June 2010 – Present)
• Researched and wrote feature articles and short blurbs on continuing education, dining, and health/beauty
• Pitched and developed two feature length articles focused on continuing education
• Compiled monthly features, including event calendars, trunk shows, and picture pages; fact checked articles
• Tracked down photos and created slideshows for the website

FM106Milwaukee, WI
Morning Show Intern (June 2008 – August 2008)
• Assisted listeners calling in with questions
• Aided in on-air contests by conducting questions and selecting winners
• Updated the news section of the station’s website daily using internal CMS

Computer Proficiency: Windows, Macintosh, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Final Cut, and Audacity
Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, WordPress

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