Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

New York University, College of Arts and Science, New York, NY
Summa Cum Laude with Highest Honors, GPA: 3.92
B.A. in Journalism and Self-Designed Honors Major, Art History minor

EXPERIENCE

Independent Writer, Content Strategist and Editor, Berlin, Germany, and New York, NY, USA

+ Pitch and receive art and culture assignments for Frieze, ArtReview, artnet News, Garage, Artsy, Wallpaper*, i-D and The Travel Almanac, among others

+ Content Producer and Social Media Strategist at MONA Productions (June 2018–present)

  • Oversee all social media channels for MONA’s online magazine, Berlin Art Link
  • Write copy to be distributed in weekly and monthly newsletters on MadMimi and MailChimp, as well as on the website
  • Develop and implement newsletter and social media campaigns for MONA’s client AURORA, a biennial in Dallas, Texas. Edited and directed the creation of multimedia content, including copy distributed online, in newsletters, and across social platforms

+ Edited: two 100-page books for David Chipperfield Architects Berlin with contributions by Ludwig Engel and Something Fantastic; The Incantation of the Disquieting Muse (2016), a 200-page collection of critical essays on divinity, supra-realities and witchery, for SAVVY Contemporary, Berlin; Mashup the Archive (2017), Revolution 3.0 (2018), Hauntologies (2019, forthcoming), three books of academic essays and artists in conversation, for Iwalewahaus, University of Bayreuth, Germany

+ Produce content for: Art Basel, BMW Art Guide, Carbon 12 (Dubai), Drdova Gallery (Prague), Mic.com, Twyla.com, and more

+ Write catalogue essays, i.e. for artists such as Sebastian Schmidt, Bernhard Buhmann and Daniel Vlček

+ Editor at Spike Art Magazine (Dec. 2017–present)

  • Edit essays and exhibition reviews, communicate with internal and external teams to meet deadlines for the quarterly publication; copyedit digital articles

+ Managing Editor at Berlin Art Link Magazine (Jan.–June 2018)

  • Determined monthly Features topic, managed editorial calendar, two writing assistants and 20+ contributing writers and photographers, and commissioned articles for monthly readership of 12,000

+ Community Manager at Galerie Springmann (Oct. 2017–June 2018)

  • Developed social media strategy, increasing Instagram following by 500 percent and Facebook by 300 percent in the first month
  • Promoted events at the gallery (exhibitions, concerts and performances) across internal platforms and developed partnerships with external platforms, including ticket giveaways and media sponsors

Interview Magazine, New York, NY

+ Associate Online Editor, Nov. 2014–June 2016

  • Oversaw the concept to publication for all articles in the art, music and nightlife verticals of Interview Magazine’s website, reaching more than 600,000 unique monthly viewers
  • Interviewed numerous artists and musicians, including: Thomas Ruff, Patti Smith, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Lawrence Weiner, Ragnar Kjartansson, Toyin Ojih Odutola, Christine Sun Kim, Sean Scully and Taryn Simon
  • Managed the homepage, website comments and Interview’s social media pages

+ Production and Editorial Assistant, Jan.–Sept. 2014; Web Editorial Intern, Sept.–Dec. 2013

  • Worked directly with Photo Director and Managing Editor to assist content flow and confirm image credits
  • Transcribed interviews for cover stories
  • Wrote articles for print and online

The Prague Post, Prague, Czech Republic
+ Editorial Intern, Feb. 2013–May 2013

  • Pitched story ideas and wrote weekly art-focused articles for a readership of 40,000
  • Assisted with fact checking, composing news briefs and content flow

Harper’s BAZAAR, New York, NY
+ Web Editorial Intern, Jan. 2012–May 2012

  • Assisted editors with research, built slideshows, transcribed interviews, and uploaded content via CMS
  • Covered events, wrote and pitched story ideas

Washington Square News, New York, NY
+ Staff Writer, Sept. 2010–Dec. 2012  +Contributing Photographer, Sept. 2010–Dec. 2012
+ Deputy Features Editor, May 2011–Dec. 2011

  • Wrote weekly articles and took accompanying photographs for a readership of 65,000
  • Distributed pitches, edited articles, managed 15+ staff writers, communicated with management

HONORS & RESIDENCIES

  • 2019: Critic-in-Residence at studio das weisse haus (Vienna, Austria)
  • 2018: Nirox Foundation Residency (Johannesburg, South Africa)
  • 2016–17: Fulbright Young Professional Journalist Fellow (Berlin, Germany)
  • 2015: Hearst Multimedia Enterprise finalist (New York, NY)
  • 2008–14: Phi Beta Kappa, Anna and John Peter Zenger Award, Rudin Scholar, Presidential Honors Scholar, Dean’s Undergraduate Research Fund recipient, National Honors Society, German Honors Society (New York, NY)

ADDITIONAL SKILLS

  • Familiar with AP Stylebook and The Chicago Manual of Style
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, various CMS, as well as SEO best practices, HTML, CSS and JSON
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite, WordPress and professional social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.)
  • Works well under deadlines, detail oriented, organized, multitasks with ease
  • Communicates quickly and efficiently, works well with teams and independently
  • German comprehension and composition at a B2.1 level