Work Experience

Oct 2015 – present    Multimedia Journalist at Brookline & Newton TAB, local newspapers (Boston, MA)
Writing daily articles and web content
Pitching stories and conducting interviews
Using data, images and social media in reporting
Shooting professional videos and photos

Nov 2014 – Oct 2015  FREELANCE WRITER AND JOURNALIST  (Norwich, United Kingdom)
Writing articles and web content
Researching topics for companies and newspapers
Published in The Independent and The Guardian

Aug 2015   WORK EXPERIENCE at The Independent, national newspaper
(London, United Kingdom)
Copy editing
Writing bylined articles
Doing research for section editors

June 2015 – present ASSISTANT PRODUCER at Story Slams South (Boston, MA)
Creating promotional material for events
Helping book special guests and arranging accommodation for guest hosts
Hosting slams and introducing guests

Aug 2013 – July 2014 MIDDLE SCHOOL ENGLISH TEACHER at Teach for America,
Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools (Charlotte, NC)
Taught sixth-grade English in a low-income school
Responsible for weekly data reports and forming lesson plans to meet common core standards

June 2012 – Aug 2014  SUMMER SITE COORDINATOR AND LIAISON at Read Boston (Boston, MA)
Promoting literacy in the Boston community through administering books and enrichment materials to inner-city residents
Coordinating with enrichment sites, organizing work schedules and line-managing several interns

April 2014 – July 2014  HEAD IN-PATIENT TUTOR AND INSTRUCTOR at Veterans Upward Bound
(Brockton, MA)
Tutored patients recovering at the Veterans Hospital
Worked with medical staff to meet patients’ needs

EDUCATION

2014-2015 University of East Anglia (Norwich, United Kingdom)
Master of Arts in Creative Nonfiction and Biography Writing, Merit

2009-2013 University of Massachusetts (Amherst, MA)
English Bachelor of Arts, Commonwealth Honor College with distinction; Minor: Psychology,
GPA 3.8/4.0; Deans List for all academic years

2012 St. Anne’s College, University of Oxford (Oxford, United Kingdom)
Visiting student studying English Language and Literature

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