Resume

Experience

New York Daily News / nydailynews.com
Senior Editor, Video: April  2018 - Present

  • Collaborate with head of department on all video content.
  • Shoot/edit/produce short documentaries and web series.
  • Manage team of three producers.
  • Coach reporters and photographers in best video practices.
  • Coordinate video content across all social media accounts.
  • Grew YouTube channel to 100k subscribers.

New York Daily News / nydailynews.com
Video Producer: October 2014 - April 2018

  • Scripted and edited video tailored for both social and website.
  • Brainstormed ideas and executed shoots on location and in studio.
  • Produced and managed podcasts; co-hosted a weekly show.
  • Managed the newspaper’s Facebook Live initiative.

Photo Editor: July 2013 - October 2014  

  • Shot/edited photos for the New York Daily News website.
  • Helped start a breaking news team.
  • Assisted on video work.

The Video Consortium / videoconsortium.com
Director of Social: April 2018 - Present

  • A community of the world’s leading digital-first video journalists and nonfiction filmmakers.
  • Manage Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts.
  • Attend board meetings to help guide the future of the organization.

The Robert W. Greene Institute for High School Journalists / greenegazette.com
Faculty member, 2011-present

  • Faculty member at a summer high school journalism institute.
  • Teach video, photo, writing and social media skills to the students.
  • Create and manage website for all stories, photos and video.

The Statesman / sbstatesman.com
Editor in Chief, President: summer 2010 - spring 2012

  • Led the transformation 50-year-old print publication to a digital-first workflow.
  • Created a video/multimedia department.
  • Oversaw production of 84 issues.
  • Produced the layout and design for special magazine issues and supplemental sections
  • Managed team of editors, copy editors and more than 50 writers and photographers
  • Worked closely with business manager on all financial issues.

Former positions: News Editor, Photo Editor, Assistant News Editor, Staff Writer

Newsweek and The Daily Beast
Intern: fall 2012

  • Assisted with shoots for NewsBeast live stream show and other interviews and packages
  • Edited video and wrote video blogs for The Daily Beast
  • Worked on two presidential debate live stream broadcasts

CBS Evening News
Intern: summer 2012

  • Researched stories for packages and other segments on deadline
  • Logged and identified tape in archives for broadcast
  • Produced package with intern team for review by CBS News executives.

Newsday / Newsday.com
Intern, summer 2011

  • Wrote stories and produced multimedia content for Newsday.com

Education

Stony Brook University, School of Journalism
-B.A., Journalism (2013)

Journalism Without Walls Study Abroad Program
Kenya 2013 - www.journalismwithoutwalls.com/kenya2013
Cuba 2012 - journalismwithoutwalls.com/cuba2012

  • Reported, shot and edited stories and video on location in Havana, Cuba and Turkana, Kenya.
  • Created and managed website.

Skills

Multimedia: Adobe Premiere, Photoshop, Audition, After Effects, InDesign, Illustrator, Lightroom, Final Cut Pro 7 and X, experience with Avid and DaVinci Resolve,

Equipment: Canon C100, Sony Mirrorless cameras, Nikon and Canon DSLRs, Zoom audio recorders, GoPro and iPhone video. Experienced in basic studio lighting and podcast production.

Web: Various CMS including WordPress, HTML, CSS and PHP

Miscellaneous: Windows and macOS, Microsoft Office

Awards and Affiliations

  • Stony Brook University School of Journalism Alumni Board (member 2015-present)
  • NYPA Better Newspaper Contest: first place, General Excellence, college newspaper (2012)
  • Martin Buskin Award: for commitment and leadership in campus journalism (2012)
  • Martin Buskin Cub Award: for commitment and leadership in campus journalism (2010)
  • NYPA Better Newspaper Contest: third place, best news story in a college paper (2009)
  • SPJ Student Chapter: President (fall 2010 - spring 2012) Member: (2009-2013)
  • School of Journalism Student Advisory Board (2009-2013)

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