Resume

EXPERIENCE

UPROXX, News & Culture Writer, September 2017 – April 2018

  • Develop, pitch and write stories about news, pop culture, entertainment and the internet, esp. newsy and viral stories.
  • Interview actors, showrunners and comedians about TV shows and film.
  • Review stand-up comedy specials, live comedy performances, and TV shows.
  • Write a weekly column about stand-up comedy.

UPROXX, Contributing Writer & Editor, January 2016 – August 2017

  • Develop, pitch and write stories about news, pop culture, entertainment and the internet, esp. newsy and viral stories.
  • Interview actors, showrunners and comedians about TV shows and film.
  • Review stand-up comedy specials, live comedy performances, and TV shows.
  • Write a weekly column about stand-up comedy.

Mediaite, Writer, May 2015 – December 2015

  • Develop, pitch and write stories about news and politics.
  • Occasionally assign and edit stories for publication on the homepage.

Houstonia Magazine, Writer, September 2014 – June 2015

  • Develop, pitch and write stories to all verticals.
  • Occasionally assign and edit stories for publication on the homepage.

UPROXX, Contributing Writer & Editor, November 2014 – April 2015

  • Develop, pitch and write stories about news, pop culture, entertainment and the internet, esp. newsy and viral stories.
  • Interview actors, showrunners and comedians about TV shows and film.
  • Review stand-up comedy specials, live comedy performances, and TV shows.
  • Assign and edit stories for publication on the homepage.

Boston Globe Media Partners, Copywriter & Content Producer, March – August 2014

  • Develop, pitch and write advertising copy for in-house and external clients.
  • Copyedit received advertising copy from in-house and external clients.

Freelance, Writer & Editor, 2009 – Current

  • Develop, pitch and write copy and stories for Houstonia Magazine, Trail Runner, Boston.com, BDCwire, Death & Taxes, Stride Nation and other magazines, newspapers and websites.
  • Copyedit and proofread copy for various clients.

EDUCATION

Master of Arts, English (2009)
Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX

Bachelor of Arts, English (2007)
Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX

SKILLS

  • Proficient with writing, reading, research, Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, WordPress, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
  • Working knowledge of most content managements systems, social media platforms and analytics, Adobe Creative Suite, HTML, CSS and Spanish.
  • Limited experience with Java Script and Flash.

References and writing samples available upon request.

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