News Writer, /Film — March 2017-present
• Write breaking news articles on movie and television news.
• Report and write long-form features or pop culture-related essays.
•Appear on the weekly podcast /FilmDaily, and the movie review podcast /Filmcast.

Web Producer, The Washington Examiner – Washington, D.C. — Sept. 2014-July 2017
• Copy edit news articles for web publication; write headlines, captions and summaries.
• Manage the Washington Examiner website homepage, monitor AP feeds.

Entertainment Blogger, USA TODAY – Washington, D.C. — Sept. 2014-Sept. 2016
• Write blog posts and thinkpieces about movies, TV and pop culture for the USA TODAY entertainment blog Entertain This.
• Live blog awards nights, including the Oscars, Golden Globes and Grammys.
• Write news stories for the LIFE section of USA TODAY.

Health, Science and Environment Intern, USA TODAY – Mclean, VA — June 2014-Sept. 2014
• Report and wrote 40-plus news articles for online and print about health, science and environmental topics.
• Wrote blog posts and articles for other sections such as Life and education.
Metro Desk Intern, The Washington Post – Washington, D.C. — Jan. 2014-May 2014
• Reported and wrote obituaries, crime and local stories for the Metro desk.

Digital Media Intern, NBC4/WRC-TV – Washington, D.C. — Sept. 2013-May 2014
• Cut and edited video from local broadcast for the website of the NBC-owned television station WRC-TV. • Wrote breaking news, crime stories and feature stories for online publication.
• Aided web section in special coverage for breaking news or political events.
Writing Coach, American University SOC – Washington, D.C. — Sept. 2013-May 2014
• Tutored undergraduate journalism students for the American University class Writing for Mass Communication.

Living Intern, WTOP 103.5 FM – Washington, D.C. — Jan. 2013-May 2013
• Reported and wrote feature articles and profiles for the Living section of the • Shot and edited videos, photos and audio files to accompany stories online.
• Created photo galleries of local restaurant specials, arts and entertainment events.

Arts & Entertainment Editor, American University’s The Eagle -Washington, D.C. — Oct. 2010-April 2013
• Oversaw a rotating staff of 20 contributing writers, columnists and staff assistants.
• Edited and assigned contributing writers’ stories on a weekly basis for print, daily for online.
• Wrote film and theater reviews and feature stories on local campus, arts and culture news.
• Interviewed multiple actors and filmmakers on tour in D.C. including Gary Oldman, Seth Rogen and Rashida Jones.

Producer, American University’s ATV News – Washington, D.C. — Nov. 2011-April 2013 • Managed and directed weekly show production for television broadcast over period of two years.
• Duties included planning the show breakdown, directing from the control room, quality control of news packages, editing the broadcast.
• Hired anchors and edited scripts for broadcast.

• Expertise in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Powerpoint, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe In-Design, Adobe Photoshop, Final Cut Pro 7 and 10.
• Proficient in operating a Panasonic P2 HD camcorder and a DSLR 3100.
• Experience in social media such as Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and Tumblr.


The Millennial Falcon Podcast – Washington, D.C. — Oct. 2015-present
• Co-host, produce and edit hour-long episodes of a weekly pop culture podcast discussing movies, superheroes, TV and comics from a millennial perspective.

American University’s The Hungry DC
• Worked as the managing editor on a semester-long multimedia reporting project done in conjunction with WAMU
88.5. The project, located at, delved into hunger and food insecurity in the Metro
area and its effects on local residents. American University’s ATV News
• Coordinated initiative to get student reporters access to the White House press briefings.
• Implemented new policy of having weekly staff meetings.

American University – Washington, D.C.
M.A. Journalism and Public Affairs — August 2014; GPA: 3.75
• Specialty: Investigative Journalism
• American University Merit Award — September 2013

B.A. Communication Studies — May 2013; GPA: 3.48
• Minor: Cinema Studies
• American University Merit Scholarship — August 2010
• Dean’s List — Fall 2010, Fall 2011, Spring 2012