experience

Bauer Xcel Media, Online & Social Media Senior Editor at Closer Weekly

January 2016 – Present • New York, New York

• Pitch, write, edit and promote original entertainment and celebrity news articles, galleries and listicles for online publication

• Manage the magazine’s social media platforms

• Edit content written by the Online & Social Media Junior Editor

• Work closely with the magazine’s print team to develop online content

• Interview celebrities on red carpets, at events or via phone/email

• Review Google Analytics and pitch new ideas to increase website traffic

Bauer Xcel Media, Online & Social Media Editor at Closer Weekly

October 2014 – January 2016 • New York, New York

• Independently pitched, wrote, edited and promoted original entertainment and celebrity news articles, galleries and listicles for online publication

• Managed the magazine’s social media platforms

Bauer Xcel Media, Online Features Editor at InTouch Weekly and Life & Style

May 2014 – October 2014 • New York, New York

• Pitched, wrote, edited and promoted original entertainment and celebrity news articles, galleries and listicles for online publication

• Created and managed Pinterest pages for both magazines

BRAVA Magazine, Social Media Strategist

January 2014 – May 2014 • Madison, Wisconsin

• Worked with two other UW-Madison SJMC students to provide a social media audit

• Developed/implemented an updated social media strategy

UW-Madison Center for Leadership & Involvement, Greek Intern Coordinator

August 2013 – May 2014 • Madison, Wisconsin

• Supervised six Greek Interns

• Planned and promoted Greek Community programming and events through PR and integrated marketing campaigns

Curb Magazine, Copy Editor

August 2013 – December 2013 • Madison, Wisconsin

• Copyedited and fact-checked every piece written by the magazine’s staff

• Developed story ideas, conducted interviews, wrote and edited articles for both print and online publication

CultureShock Media, CultureCritic Intern

June 2013 – August 2013 • London, United Kingdom

• Researched upcoming film, book and album releases and theater, opera and dance performances

• Wrote online copy and uploaded reviews on the CultureCritic website

UW-Madison Center for Leadership & Involvement, Greek Intern

August 2011 – May 2013 • Madison, Wisconsin

• Acted as a university liaison for Greek Community chapters

• Helped plan and present the annual Greek End of the Year Report

The Badger Herald, Reporter

September 2010 – May 2011 • Madison, Wisconsin

• Pitched story ideas, conducted in-person, phone and email interviews, wrote and edited articles for print and online publication

The Buffalo News, Student Correspondent

September 2008 – September 2011 • Buffalo, New York

• Pitched and developed story ideas with editors and other correspondents, conducted interviews, planned photoshoots, wrote and edited articles for print and online publication

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