EDUCATION

Palm Beach Atlantic University
West Palm Beach, FL
BA in Journalism (Dec. 2012)
GPA: 3.5
Outstanding Graduate for the School of Communication And Media

WORK EXPERIENCE

Next Magazine
New York, NY
Contributing Writer
(March 2014 - Present)

  • Pitched articles every week for consideration in both print and web
  • Contributed roughly three stories a week based on original reporting from events in New York
  • Wrote feature stories on LGBT issues and profiles of figures in the community

The Underwear Expert
New York, NY
Editorial Assistant
(July 2013 - Present)

  • Managed a Facebook community of ~230,000 followers, Twitter community of ~8,000 followers, and an Instagram community of ~7,000 followers
  • Generated content including interviews with models and prominent figures in the mens underwear industry on a daily basis
  • Organized a weekly newsletter for ~20,000 subscribers

Fueled
New York, NY
Marketing Associate
(March 2013 - May 2013)

  • Contributed to Fueled's blog that pertained to startup culture and technology
  • Managed and created a strategy for Fueled's social media accounts

The Palm Beach Post
West Palm Beach, FL
Web Intern
(Aug. 2012 - Dec. 2012)

  • Assisted PB Pulse Editor with event listings and photo optimization for web
  • Updated palmbeachpost.com with real time results during the 2012 presidential race

The Beacon Newspaper
West Palm Beach, FL
Managing Editor
(Aug. 2011 - Dec. 2012)

  • Determined the budget for each edition of the weekly publication
  • Supervised a staff of 15
  • Copyedited stories in the publication
  • Edited page layouts for the print edition
  • Contributed articles and multimedia content including podcasts and video

BomserPayan
New York, NY
Digital Marketing Assistant
(May 2011 - Aug. 2012)

  • Managed 17 social media accounts for European Wax Center
  • Advised Eurpoean Wax Center franchises on SEO

RELEVANT SKILLS

  • Microsoft Office
  • InDesign
  • Photoshop
  • Wordpress
  • AP Style
  • SEO
  • Sprout Social
  • iMovie
  • Mailchimp
  • Tweet Deck
  • Hootsuite
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