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Fostering positive change in media through human-centered design
New York University, New York, NY
Master of Arts, Journalism (Studio 20), Dec. 2017
Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT
Bachelor of Arts; Major: Anthropology, Certificate: Writing, May 2012
Departmental Honors for Senior Thesis, Phi Beta Kappa
Associate Producer, Media and Program Operations Sept. 2017 - July 2018
Google News Lab Fellow June - Aug. 2017
Matter Ventures, New York, NY
I developed and executed products and strategies aimed at engaging Matter’s community around the future of media and emerging technology.
Multi-Platform Story Producer Intern Sept. - Dec. 2017
For my Capstone project, I utilized user research and prototyping to explore how online publishers can prepare their newsrooms to impart trustworthy and valuable information on multiple platforms.
Project Manager, StudioWSJ Sept. 2016 - May 2017
The Wall Street Journal, New York, NY
In graduate school, I managed a collaboration with the WSJ in which we researched, prototyped, and user tested new ways for the Journal to reach younger, less financially literate readers.
Program Coordinator Sep. 2015 - Oct. 2016
Journalism + Design, The New School, New York, NY
At J+D, a Knight-funded undergraduate program combining journalism education with design thinking methodology, I managed the day-to-day functioning of classes, workshops, and special events.
Staff Writer Aug. 2014 - Sep. 2015
Assistant Editor Aug. 2013-July 2014
Salon.com, New York, NY
As the lead writer for the Sustainability section I shaped its coverage of climate change and other environmental topics and its editorial voice while building its audience.
Editorial Fellow June 2012- June 2013
The Atlantic, Washington, DC
As a participant in the prestigious Atlantic Media fellowship program, I was part of TheAtlantic.com’s editorial team, working directly with an editor to relaunch and shape the site’s Health vertical.
LECTURES & DISCUSSIONS
I have experience leading design thinking trainings, as well as moderating panels and presenting to groups.