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Relevant Coursework
M.S. Northwestern University 

Frameworks of Modern Journalism

Foundations of Interactive Journalism (Coding)

Introduction to Editing and News Judgment

Journalism Methods: News Reporting & Writing

Video Journalism

Special Topics: Reporting in Puerto Rico

Ethics and Law of Journalism


B.A. Duke University 

​Television Journalism
The Business of Arts and Media
The Arts in New York: A Thematic Approach
Multimedia Documentary
Social Problems
Arts of the Moving Image
Theories of Visual Media Studies

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Experience

  • Atlassian- HipChat Social Media Intern
  • SB Nation/Swish Appeal WNBA Reporter
  • Unikorn, Inc.- Marketing & Social Media Manager
  • The Week at Duke in 60 Seconds (ABC11) Anchor
  • Duke Office of News & Communications Video Reporter
  • NBCUniversal's The Today Show Intern
  • 35th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards
  • 11-year SAG/AFTRA member
  • Duke in New York: Arts and Media Program


Skills

  • Writing, shooting, editing, voiceover
  • Edit software (Adobe Premiere, iMovie, Final Cut Pro)
  • Blogging (Wordpress, Tumblr)
  • Social media (Hootsuite, UTM tracking)
  • Marketing analytics (Simply Measured, Google Analytics)
  • Music cues (Volicon, Music publishing sites, Audition)
  • Basic experience with Avid and iNews
  • Microsoft Office
  • ​Internet research
  • Logging​


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News Writing and Reporting
Markets and Marketing
Marketing Management
Psychology of Consumers
Organizations and Management
Markets and Management Capstone

Visual and Media Studies Senior Capstone

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Introduction to Visual Culture
History of Documentary
News Writing and Reporting

Media Theory

Social Problems