Resume

EXPERIENCE
BobVila.com (December 2016 – Present)
Editorial Assistant
• Write, edit, and format slideshows in our CMS
• Launched and coordinate the Kitchen of the Week and House of the Week series
• Manage Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest
• Pitch 20+ home and garden content ideas weekly

Masthead Media Company (November 2016)
Freelance Writer
• Wrote and pitched stories for jewelry company Alex + Ani’s blog through Masthead Media Company

Good Housekeeping (June 2015 – August 2015)
Home Editorial Intern
• Aggregated articles from the archive for a feature in the November 2015 issue celebrating Good Housekeeping’s 130th anniversary that compared home design trends from the past with today’s
• Researched home design trends and products that were featured in the sections “Trendwatch” and “Suddenly Everywhere”
• Compiled links daily for the assistant home editor about new DIYs, products and house tours that could be used in the magazine
• Purchased, gathered, set up and cleaned up props for cover and inside story shoots

The Superfan Company, formerly ZinePak (June 2014 – August 2014)
Editorial Intern
• Wrote and edited content for ZinePak publications, such as Brad Paisley’s Moonshine in the Trunk ZinePak
• Created BuzzFeed listicles to promote the ZinePak brand and specific ZinePak projects
• Participated in brainstorming sessions with the ZinePak team for editorial and marketing ideas for new projects
• Created Big Ideas, a document that is presented to prospective clients with editorial and creative concepts for a ZinePak project
• Researched clients for content and creative story ideas to be used in upcoming ZinePak publications
• Managed the ZinePak Twitter page

Evergreen Annual, Loyola Yearbook (September 2012 – June 2016)
Editor-in-Chief, Copy Editor
• Lead the planning of yearbook theme and design
• Oversaw three editors in design, copy and photography
• Liaised with Jostens yearbook representatives and club advisors about business, staff, and design matters
• Promoted yearbook presence at Loyola via social media, print/digital advertising, and on-campus marketing
• Spearheaded Style Guide as Copy Editor
• Assigned copy to writers and edited all copy before placing on pages as Copy Editor

The Greyhound, Loyola’s student-run online newspaper (August 2012 – May 2016)
Copy Chief, Staff Reporter
• Edited all articles for grammar and content before editors finalized and uploaded to the newspaper’s website; within strict deadlines
• Wrote for the Arts & Society section covering television shows, music, fashion, and societal issues related to college-aged students

Everyday Loyola Project (March 2013 – December 2014)
ELP Team
• Contributed photos with captions that portrayed my day-to-day happenings for Loyola’s Office of Marketing and Communication’s social media project on Tumblr showing potential students, parents, alumni, and others the experiences of Loyola students

The Writing Center, Loyola University Maryland (October 2013 – May 2016)
Writing Tutor
• Assisted Loyola undergraduate students in pre-writing, drafting or revising their academic or personal essays
• Tutored high school students weekly in all academic disciplines and aided the seniors in their college application process

SKILLS
AP Style • Cision • CMS • Facebook • Google Analytics • HTML and CSS • Illustrator • InDesign • Instagram • Microsoft Office • Photoshop • Pinterest • Refinery • Social Media • WordPress • Organizational skills • Excellent interpersonal skills

EDUCATION
Loyola University Maryland, Baltimore, MD
B.A. in Communication, Minor in Marketing (May 2016)
Specializations: Journalism and Public Relations
Lambda Pi Eta, National Communication Honor Society, Vice President
Evergreen Orientation Leader and First Year Mentor

University College Cork, Cork, Ireland
Study Abroad (August 2014 – December 2014)