Sep. 2015 - present
Managing Editor for Digital Storytelling
USC Annenberg Media
- Oversee all content across our digital platforms, including the website, email newsletter, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, and WeChat; focusing on creating a "story-first" culture newsroom-wide
- Oversee development of our recently-launched Messenger chatbot and app prototype, “Annie,” as well as a new online magazine-style sub-site, Neon
- Conceptualized and currently instituting a reorganization of our approx. 200-member newsroom by topic rather than platform, enabling greater cross-platform cooperation and more cohesive learning opportunities for our student reporters.
Current title since May 2017.
- Senior News Editor, Oct. 2016 - May 2017
- News Editor, Feb. 2016 - Oct. 2016
- Staff Reporter, Sep. 2015 - Feb. 2016
July 2017 - Oct. 2017
Student Newsroom & Innovation Lab
Online News Association
- Worked with 19 other students and 16 mentors to cover the 2017 Online News Association conference in innovative digital formats
- Contributed to two data visualizations, shot and appeared in two Snapchat stories, and wrote an article
Mar. 2017 - Sep. 2017
USC Annenberg School of Communication
- Created brand identities and marketing campaigns for events put on by the Critical Media Project and the fashion communication initiative, including digital and print formats
- Worked with vendors to coordinate printing of materials
May 2017 - Aug. 2017
Digital Production Intern
azcentral / The Arizona Republic, part of USA TODAY NETWORK
- Produced multimedia content to complement stories on the site, such as photo galleries and social videos.
- Worked on front-end development and information gathering for long-term special projects in the features department
- Curated section fronts for the website and newsletters
Apr. 2015 - Aug. 2016
Designer & Assistant
- Conceptualized, designed, and helped implement a website redesign.
- Streamlined workflows to reduce backlogs in printing.
- Designed new catalogs, created pitches for potential clients, and created school support materials to client specifications.
Jan. 2016 - Apr. 2016
Assistant City Editor
- Worked with other reporters to craft stories that were important to the USC student and faculty population.
May 2014 - May 2015
- Managed a staff of 20 students to create a yearbook that went on to win several national awards from the Journalism Education Association, National Scholastic Press Association, and Columbia Scholastic Press Association.
Class of 2019
University of Southern California
B.A. Candidate in Journalism
- Minor in Law and Public Policy
- Minor in Web Technologies & Applications
- 3.93 cumulative unweighted GPA
Class of 2015
James C. Enochs High School
- 4.59 cumulative weighted GPA
- National AP Scholar Award, Sep. 2015
- Modesto City Schools Character Recognition Award, Sep. 2014
Adobe Creative Cloud
- Expert in Adobe InDesign
- Highly proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Bridge & Camera Raw
- Novice in Adobe Illustrator
- Used at USC Annenberg Media and azcentral for editing and publishing content
- Proficient in HTML, CSS, Sass & jQuery
USA TODAY NETWORK
Modesto City Schools
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