Skills

Experienced journalist with background of 5+ years in press-publicity relations.

Seeking to add to a campaign team through proven skills in social media campaigning & marketing, content creation, and a keen interest in fundraising & development.

Achieved a 110% increase in Facebook post reach and engagement — and a 45% increase in page views, likes, & followers — in my first month writing content & strategy at UpFront.


Selected Experience

UpFront at KPFA, Berkeley — Production Intern, Feb. 2019-present

Researching politics and current events to write hosts’ briefs; creating multi-platform social media content; editing interviews; booking guests.

The Pacifica Evening News at KPFA, Berkeley —  Reporter, Oct 2018-present

Researching, recording, writing, and producing daily news stories; conducting junket, phone, and in-person interviews; voicing stories.

The Reed College Quest, Portland — Editor-in-Chief, Sept. 2014- Jan. 2017

Directed marketing and the weekly production of all sections; expanded writing staff threefold through increased outreach & diversity initiatives.

KontentFilms, San Francisco — Press and Publicity Intern, Jun.-Aug. 2014

Wrote press releases, newsletters, and social media posts; conducted & presented 3 months of original, in-depth marketing & audience research.

The Daily Californian, Berkeley — Lead Music Critic, May 2013-Aug. 2016

Interviewed artists; reviewed works; authored long-form feature essays.



Education, Languages, & Software

Columbia University in the City of New York, NY, Sept. 2017-Oct. 2018

MA in History & Literature, undertaken in Paris in conjunction with the Sorbonne. My thesis explored US/UK political rhetoric regarding refugees.

Reed College, OR , Sept. 2013-May 2017

BA in History & Literature,  with a semester at Keble College, Oxford.