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

Freelance Writer and Editor, Berlin, Germany and New York, NY: June 2013-Present
-Pitch and receive art and culture assignments for Frieze, artnet News, Garage Magazine, Artsy, i-D, W Magazine, The Travel Almanac, Sleek, and more
-Edited: The Incantation of the Disquieting Muse, a 200-page collection of critical essays on divinity, supra-realities and witchery, for SAVVY Contemporary, Berlin; Mashup the Archive and Revolution 3.0, two books of essay and artists in conversation, for Iwalewahaus, Universität Bayreuth, Germany
-Wrote exhibition text for Bernhard Buhmann’s Winter 2016 show at Carbon 12, Dubai
-Commissioned by Twyla.com to profile Berlin-based artists for the website’s relaunch
-Editor-at-large for B.A.S.T.A.R.D. Fanzine: produced seven limited-edition fanzines featuring celebrity figures with all proceeds donated to charity

The Fulbright Program, Berlin, Germany: Young Professional Journalist Grantee, Sept. 2016-July 2017
-Researched and reported on the presence of Afrodeutsche artists within Berlin’s contemporary art scene
-Participated in cultural exchanges with global ambassadors and leading editors, writers, and thinkers

Interview Magazine, New York, NY
Associate Online Editor, Nov. 2014-June 2016:
-Managed all facets of music, art, and nightlife sections of Interview Magazine’s website, reaching more than 600,000 unique monthly viewers. Included: writing, assigning and editing stories; producing photo shoots; publishing all content via CMS
-Managed the homepage, website comments, and Interview’s Facebook page
Freelance Contributor, Jan.-Sept. 2014; Web Editorial Intern, Sept.-Dec. 2013:
-Worked directly with photo director and managing editor to assist content flow and confirm caption credits for copy
-Transcribed cover interviews; received writing assignments 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 BAZAARNew 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 NewsNew 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

The Dayton City Paper, Dayton, OH: May 2011-August 2011, Freelance Writer
-Pitched and wrote style articles for a readership of 132,000

Additional skills and experience
-German comprehension and translation at a B2 level
-Familiar with AP Stylebook and The Chicago Manual of Style
-Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, CMS (including SEO data), and some HTML
-Proficient in Microsoft Suite and professional social media: WordPress, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
-Works well under deadlines, detail oriented, organized, multi-tasks with ease
-Communicates quickly and efficiently, works well with teams and individually

HONORS & AWARDS
2016-17 Fulbright Young Professional Journalist Grantee, Hearst Multimedia Enterprise Competition 2015 finalist, Phi Beta Kappa, Anna and John Peter Zenger Award, Rudin Scholar, Presidential Honors Scholar, Dean’s Undergraduate Research Fund recipient, Dean’s List for all academic years, National Honors Society, German Honors Society

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