Resume

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Editorial Assistant: BobVila.com
New York, NY / July 2016-Present
• Edit 2-4 slideshows and articles per week for BobVila.com, a home improvement website with 20 million monthly pageviews
• Schedule the Bob Vila Pinterest account (220,000 followers)
• Started the Bob Vila Instagram account (10,000 followers) and post daily
• Source photos and pitch SEO-friendly article ideas
• Format content in WordPress and Refinery
• Manage the monthly giveaway, which includes collaboration with brands like Kenmore and IKEA
• Helped expand the giveaway with improved digital strategy; the average number of monthly entries went from 250,000 to 450,000 in six months
• Assign articles to writers
• Contribute to discussions about SEO, audience engagement, keywords, and website growth
• Edit video and images for the website

Freelance Writer: Martha Stewart Wedding
New York, NY / Winter 2016- Present
• Pitch, research and write 10-20 articles per month for the “Martha Stewart Weddings” website
• Write four “Real Weddings” per month, which involves interviewing the bride and groom and creating 25-page slideshows with their answers and corresponding photographs

Real Weddings Editorial Intern: Martha Stewart Weddings
New York, NY / Summer 2015
• Wrote 11 wedding galleries (about 30 slides each), a marriage proposal story, and a how-to guide for the “Martha Stewart Weddings” website Ÿ
• Maintained an Excel database with 315 rows and 45 columns Ÿ
• Conducted research on wedding favors Ÿ
• Assisted with a photo shoot and wedding preparation Ÿ
• Attended weekly staff meetings and two story pitching meetings

Editorial Intern: Good Housekeeping 
New York, NY / Summer 2014 Ÿ
• Conducted research and compiled information for print and online articlesŸ
• Wrote two articles for the “Good Housekeeping” website
• Brainstormed and pitched ideas for goodhousekeeping.com Ÿ
• Transcribed interviews, reviewed article submissions, fact checked

Managing Editor, Fiscal Director, and Food Senior Editor: Zest Magazine
Syracuse University / Spring and Fall 2015 Ÿ
• Line edited and copy edited all articles in the “Food” section
• Controlled budget and finances
• Conducted meetings with writers
• Managed the “Food” section during the first year of the magazine’s publication

Features Director and Web Editor: Equal Time Magazine
Syracuse University / Fall 2012-Fall 2015
• Directed the features section in spring 2015 and fall 2015, assigning and editing the articles
• Managed an assistant editor and five other writers
• Worked as web editor in fall 2013 and spring 2014, editing three articles per week

EDUCATION

Syracuse University
S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
Syracuse, NY / Graduated in December 2015

  • Bachelor of Science: Magazine Journalism
  • Minors: German, Information Management and Technology
  • 3.86 GPA, Dean’s List all semesters
  • Received the William Glavin Summer Internship Grant and the Maria Riccardi Award for “outstanding junior woman
    in communications”
  • Recognized as a Newhouse Scholar
  • Study Abroad: Fall 2014 in Berlin, Germany, with the Max Kade Student Travel Award scholarship

SKILLS

Computer: Basic HTML, CSS, and JavaScript; SEO

Software: Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Publisher; Adobe Creative InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator; Final Cut Pro; iMovie; Wochit

Research/Language: AP writing style, German (intermediate), LexisNexis, ProQuest, Google Docs

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube, LinkedIn, Viraltag, Buffer

Content Management: WordPress, Blogger, Refinery, Drupal

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