Resume

You can also download my resume in PDF-form here.

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Experience:

VIA magazine, AAA’s travel publication, Emeryville, CA, May 2013 – present
Editorial Intern

  • Thoroughly fact-checked features and front of book items
  • Wrote for Spotlight, the events section
  • Worked in Drupal to upload written content
  • Wrote and uploaded social media posts

The Orion, Chico State’s independent, student-run newspaper, Chico, CA, August 2011 – May 2013
Editor-in-Chief, December 2012 – May 2013

  • Held responsibility for all decisions pertaining to the production of daily Web content and weekly print editions + Proofread, edited and evaluated all pages, stories, design and ads for quality, style and appropriateness
  • Developed and implemented new deadline and production schedules to increase daily Web content
  • Supervised, trained and coordinated staffing while enforcing standards and overseeing term production budget
  • Also previously served as Managing Editor, Chief Copy Editor (60+ stories/week) and Features Copy Editor

Diablo Magazine, East Bay Area regional lifestyle magazine, Walnut Creek, CA, May – August 2012
Editorial Intern

  • Fact-checked at least 10 stories per issue
  • Interviewed sources and conducted research for features
  • Wrote news-feature blogs for diablomag.com
  • Pitched and wrote for print publication

Ten Speed Press, Emeryville, CA, May – August 2012
Editorial Intern

  • Reviewed manuscript submissions
  • Selected an unsolicited manuscript that was later published
  • Participated in book and acquisitions meetings
  • Reviewed eBook files for accuracy in format and text
  • Organized errata files

Yoga Journal magazine, San Francisco, CA, May – August 2011
Editorial Intern

  • Conducted extensive research for print stories
  • Kept relations with PR firms for product pages
  • Interviewed contributors and wrote bios for front of book
  • Was offered opportunity to stay in position past set duration

Skills:

  • Mac and PC
  • Drupal
  • Associated Press style
  • Chicago Manual of Style
  • Adobe InDesign, Photoshop
  • BLOX CMS
  • Microsoft Office
  • HTML, CSS
  • WordPress

Honors:

  • Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society member
  • Chico State College of Communication Lt. Robert Merton Rawlins Merit Award
  • Bay Area Society for Television, Advertising and Radio Outstanding Intern Award
  • Chico State Dean’s List (5x)

Education:

Bachelor of Arts in journalism from California State University, Chico with minors in English and environmental studies

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