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

Freelance Writer and Editor, Berlin, Germany and New York, NY: June 2013-Present
-Pitch and receive art and music assignments for ARTnews, i-D, Interview, T: The New York Times Style Magazine, W Magazine, Paper Magazine, and others
-Wrote artist profiles for the relaunch of Twyla.com
-Edited a the Incantation Reader, a forthcoming book of essays for SAVVY Contemporary, Berlin
-Edited Mashup the Archive, an exhibition and residency catalogue for the Iwalewahaus at the University of Bayreuth, Germany
-Wrote Bernhard Buhmann’s exhibition text for Carbon 12, Dubai

Interview Magazine, New York, NY: Associate Online Editor, November 2014-June 2016; Freelance Contributor, Jan. 2014-Nov. 2014; Web Editorial Intern, Sept. 2013-Dec. 2013
-Wrote or assigned, edited, and published all music, art, and nightlife content for Interviewmagazine.com
-Wrote front-of-book and well stories for print issues
-Produced photo shoots and arranged talent-on-talent interviews for online stories
-Managed Interview’s Facebook and @InterviewNews Twitter handle

BASTARD fanzine, New York, NY: Editor at Large, Sept. 2015-Dec. 2015
-Worked directly with BASTARD’s founders and editor in chief to compose, edit, and publish seven unique fanzines, the profits of which were donated to charities

The Prague Post, Prague, Czech Republic: Editorial Intern, Feb. 2013-May 2013
-Pitched story ideas and wrote weekly articles for a readership of 40,000
-Assisted with fact checking, wrote news briefs and helped manage content flow

Polaris ImagesNew York, New York: Photography & Captioning Intern, May 2012-Jan. 2013
-Researched and wrote captions and headlines, completed metadata for incoming photos
-Transferred photos and videos via FTP
-Edited, resized and stitched images with Photoshop
-Photographed assignments during New York Fashion Week and other events

Harper’s BAZAARNew York, NY: Web Editorial Intern, Jan. 2012-May 2012
-Assisted with Photoshop, research, building slideshows using CMS, transcriptions, etc.
-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
-Editorial assistant and stylist for Spring 2011, Fall 2011, Fall 2012 fashion issues of Fringe

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
-Proficient in Microsoft Suite
-Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Final Cut and Premiere, CMS (including SEO data), and some HTML
-Proficient in all things social media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, etc.
-Works well under deadlines, detail oriented, multi-tasks with ease
-Communicates quickly and efficiently, organized, and reliable
-Conversational German

HONORS & AWARDS
Hearst Multimedia Enterprise Competition finalist, Anna and Peter John Zenger Award recipient, Horace Wendorf Research Scholar, Dean’s Undergraduate Research Fund recipient, Rudin Scholar, NYU Presidential Honors Scholar, Dean’s List for all academic years, National Honors Society, German Honors Society, AP Scholar with Distinction

 

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