Work History



The University of Sheffield,  M.A., Broadcast Journalism, Merit
University of California, Santa Cruz, B.A., English Literature Cum Laude
UC Education Abroad Program,  Koç University, Istanbul, Turkey

Professional Experience

Project Manager, Generalist (Current)
Pyramid Communications

  • Manage multiple projects, from contract to completion, tracking deliverables and budget Coordinate internal teams and clients
  • Provide support on various communications strategy elements, from drafting memos to participating in stakeholder insight interviews to researching media trends
  • Assist the media team in sending out press releases, pitching reporters and working on earned media impact reports

News Segment Producer (Jan.-July ‘15)
Bonneville Seattle, KIRO Radio (CBS)

  • Prepared and interviewed morning news show guests
  • Researched and pitched stories
  • Scripted and recorded original stories
  • Assisted in breaking news coverage

Freelance Writer (Sep. ‘11-Present)
Outlets include: The Santa Cruz Sentinel, KPLU (NPR), Pacific Standard Magazine, and HelloGiggles

Freelance Advertorial Content Creator  (Feb. ‘13-Feb. ‘14)

  • Worked with editors to write advertorial blogs for clients

Staff Writer (Feb.-Sep. ‘14)
KoreAm Journal

  • Developed original content, including feature stories, Q&As, news items, profiles and culture pieces
  • Assisted in various production elements, including coordinating with contributors and copy editing submissions
  • Helped draft online content and updated the website blog

Internships & Work Experience

Producer (April 2014) 
BBC World Service, World Have Your Say

  • Participated in daily meetings to develop the evening program
  • Interviewed and booked guests
  • Used social media to (1) promote daily broadcast, (2) research talking points and trending news, and (3) connect with potential on-air guests around the world

Web Production Intern (June-Aug. ’12)
KPCC Southern California Public Radio

  • Assisted in curating digital content, blogging and social media

Radio Newsroom Intern (Jan.-June ’12)
KQED San Francisco Public Radio 

  • Pitched stories to editors; collected and edited sound for hourly news broadcasts

Newsroom Intern (June-Sep.’11) 
Santa Cruz Sentinel

  • Produced daily news content

Awards and Recognition

  • Second Place 2011 Society of Professional Journalist Award for Best Feature, Region 11 (Collegiate Level)
  • Second Place 2011 California College Media Association Award for Best Personal Narrative, Division B
  • Third Place 2011 California College Media Association Award for Best Feature, Division B 2011 California
  • Newspaper Publishers Campus Excellence in Journalism Award for Best Writing


  • Familiarity with budget and timeline management for small to large scale projects
  • Familiarity with project management tool, Workamajig
  • Familiarity with PR media tools, including Cision
  • Audio and video editing; familiarity with Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, NewsBoss, AP ENPS and Burli
  • Photography and basic photo editing
  • Experience with blogging and content creation
  • Interviewing, editing, reporting, breaking news and feature writing


  • Strategic communications
  • New media and social media
  • Multimedia storytelling
  • Arts, literary and creative services work
  • Social justice/humanitarian sector work

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