Resume

You can also see my resume on LinkedIn.

E M P L O Y M E N T

REPORTER, ASBURY PARK PRESS
Neptune, NJ Feb 2017— Present

  • Leading coverage on immigrant sanctuary, ICE activity and other immigration issues in New Jersey
  • Report on trends and breaking news in immigration and western Monmouth County

DIGITAL EDITOR, USA TODAY
McLean, VA Feb 2016— Feb 2017

  • Managed USA Today web and social media presence overnight, sometimes singlehandedly
  • Wrote breaking news and enterprise for the politics and tech sections

BREAKING NEWS REPORTER, THE ASBURY PARK PRESS
Neptune, NJ Dec 2014— Feb 2016

  • Wrote, shot and edited video, live-tweeted breaking news events in Monmouth and Ocean counties
  • Wrote enterprise and features on crime trends, natural disasters, government and social media

PULLIAM FELLOW, INDIANAPOLIS STAR
Indianapolis, IN May 2014 — Nov 2014

  • Wrote breaking news stories on high-profile murders, tornados and the South Pacific plane crash that killed a teen pilot and his dad
  • Wrote trend stories about the ridesharing economy, and police-community relations

NEWS INTERN, USA TODAY
McLean, VA May 2013 — Aug 2013

  • Wrote breaking news stories about wildfires, the anniversary of the March on Washington and other trending topics
  • Helped manage the USA Today website and mobile applications

TECH INTERN, THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR
Boston, MA Jan 2013 — May 2013

  • Wrote daily stories about mobile technology, Google holidays, catfishing and other trending topics
  • Curated articles, videos and other materials for the branded social media accounts

E D U C AT I O N
Boston University, Boston, MA — B.S. in Journalism, Minor in American Studies, 2014

  • Editor-in-Chief of the Daily Free Press, Fall 2012
  • Co-Editor-in-Chief, Layout Editor of the International Relations Review

A W A R D S

  • Named a 2018 rising star by the News Media Alliance
  • Recipient of the New Jersey Press Association’s 2014 Robert P. Kelly Award (rookie of the year)
  • Finalist in the New Jersey Press Foundation’s Summer 2012 Internship Program, which placed me at the Home News Tribune
  • Recipient of the Stern-Spector Prize from Boston University’s College of Communication for merit

SKILLS

  • Fluent in Spanish, working knowledge of Italian
  • Proficient in basic PC and Macintosh machines; Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop; Final Cut Pro 10, Final Cut 7; Infogram
  • Active on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and WhatsApp
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