Master of Science in Magazine Writing and Editing
Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University, graduated June 2012

Bachelor of Journalism in Magazine Journalism
School of Journalism at The University of Missouri, graduated May 2011


Senior Brand Content Editor, Herman Miller, New York, New York: July 2016–Present
o Writing and editing a variety of materials for the world-renowned design brand, including website copy, social media, research essays, video storyboards, and pieces for our in-house magazine
o Collaborating with product designers, graphic designers, the digital team, and the marketing department to create engaging, successful global product launch campaigns 
o Telling compelling brand stories that highlight Herman Miller’s rich history and propel its mission statement: “Inspiring designs to help people do great things.”

Freelance Photographer, May 2013–Present
o Shooting concerts and music festivals for outlets such as SiriusXM, Flaunt Magazine, Consequence of Sound, Time Out, and more

Managing EditorGreen Building & Design Magazine, Chicago, Illinois: December 2014–July 2016
o Produced bimonthly issues of gb&d, read by 50,000+ green architecture professionals (and also owned/operated by Alarm Press; see below)
o Planned, managed, and executed the editorial calendar, crafted and assigned pieces and wrote stories across all sections of the publication, including cover copy, TOC, captions, etc.
o Oversaw an editorial team as well as a network of freelancers and ensured that all strict deadlines were met, both internally and with the printer

Senior Staff Writer, Consequence of Sound, Chicago, Illinois: February 2012–June 2016
o Contributed album reviews and features to one of the internet’s go-to music publications
o Reviewed concerts and music festivals 
o View my full portfolio here

Managing EditorDesign Bureau, Chicago, Illinois: August 2014–December 2014
o Produced bimonthly issues of the magazine (offering an inspirational global dialogue on design), as well as a 250-page special edition—both circulated in 26 countries
o Planned, managed, and executed the editorial calendar, crafted and assigned all stories and wrote cover features, front-of-book content, and additional pieces, as well as web content
o Oversaw an editorial team and a network of freelancers and ensured that all strict deadlines were met, both internally and with our printer

Associate Editor, Alarm Press, Chicago, Illinois: October 2013–August 2014
o Produced bimonthly issues of Design Bureau magazine, quarterly issues of Alarm Magazine, and biyearly issues of Modern Weddings magazine, as well as special edition books
o Pitched, developed, and wrote features and additional pieces for the three titles and special editions on strict deadlines
o Assigned stories to freelance writers and subsequently managed and edited pieces for both print and web

Communications Coordinator, No Limit Agency, Chicago, Illinois: April 2013–October 2013
o Crafted press releases for more than 50 major brands at a full-service communications agency
o Wrote, edited, and posted pieces for the agency’s online business magazine, 1851 Project
o Wrote client profiles for various blogs and for client pitches to local and national media

Research Editor, Imagination Publishing, Chicago, Illinois: September 2012–April 2013
o Fact checked pieces for a wide range of print publications and websites
o Edited posts for
o Assisted with copyediting and proofreading articles across platforms

Editorial Assistant, Chicago Home + Garden, Chicago, Illinois: June–September 2012
o Pitched, wrote, and edited blog posts for the magazine’s Design Dose website
o Fact checked articles, proofread, and copyedited
o Managed the magazine’s Twitter feed