Work Experience

Walt Disney Animation Studios, Production Coordinator

  • Coordinate & transcribe interviews for book project
  • Track down, organize & log research materials
  • Manage the needs of directors and producers

Freelance, Writer

  • Write copy for SaaS company blog
  • Research and write articles for Bustle
  • Produce video content for YouTube

Walt Disney Animation Studios, Research Assistant

  • Conducting historical research on Disney animated films
  • Shooting and editing video content
  • Writing editorial content
  • Designing using HTML and Wiki markup

Disney Interactive, Community Management Intern

  • Assisting production team on Disney Infinity Toy Box TV (
  • Engaging the Disney Infinity community through social media
  • Facilitating in-game video game user-generated content for the Toy Box
  • Planning Toy Box Summit, an all-nighter hackathon, for community members

Google, Extern

  • Assisting the Learning and Development Team

ITN News, Extern

  • Assisting the Communities Manager with social media editorial and YouTube video transcription
  • Monitoring production of ITN News evening program

Sunset Magazine, Editorial Intern                                                                                       

  • Developing and fact-checking articles
  • Writing and posting social media updates
  • Researching for Food, Garden, Travel and Home sections

Yahoo!, TV Editorial Intern                                                                                                      

  • Writing stories to publish on Yahoo! TV
  • Publicizing articles on social media
  • On-scene covering D23 Expo and Television Critics Association Press Tour

Participant Media, Extern                                                                                        

  • Script coverage of developing projects

CBS Television Studios, Photo Intern                                                                         

  • Assisting with photo uploads
  • Providing feedback to photographers during photo shoots
  • Attending to staff and talent at the Television Critics Association Press Tour

BOP & Tiger Beat Magazines, Remote Editorial Intern                                                          

  • Researching entertainment news
  • Writing original material for the BOP & Tiger Beat website

Keats House Museum, Volunteer                                                                                   

  • Transcribing materials for publicity
  • Planning social media content
  • Assisting with public outreach & event preparation

North by Northwestern, Columnist                                                                         

Other Positions: Associate Print Editor, Assistant Entertainment Editor, Opinion Editor, TV Blogger

  • Writing, assigning & editing articles, blogs & columns for online publication
  • Weekly Toon Times column (on animation) for the Entertainment section


Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois

     Bachelor of Science, Journalism / Film & Media Studies / Graduated 2014

University College London, London, United Kingdom

     Affiliate Course, History / Sept. – Dec. 2012


Communications, Writing, Editing, Film Production, Film Editing, Graphic Design, Photography, Community Management, Digital Content Management, Social Media, Marketing, SEO Analysis, HTML, CSS, Javascript, jQuery & Wiki Markup

Programs/CMS: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint), Keynote, Adobe Photoshop, After Effects, Premiere Pro, Soundbooth, Avid Media Composer, Google Tools (Analytics, Adsense, Drive, Docs, Sheets), Salesforce, Wordpress, Blogger, Mac & PC Proficient

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