Profile

Skilled communicator with excellent writing skills. Deep technical knowledge in audio / video editing, web technologies, photography, and graphic design. Adept at social media outreach and interpersonal communication.


Education

University of Missouri

Columbia, Missouri
2010 - 2012

M.A., Journalism

New York University

New York City, New York
2005 - 2009

B.F.A, Film and Television Production


Work Experience

Self

2015 - Present
Healdsburg, California

 

 

Freelance Reporter, Editor, & Photographer

  • Published feature stories on topics such as coral reef conservation and the legacy of Japanese-American internment camps.
  • Guest-edited a story package on Conservation in the Age of Climate Change for Pacific Standard Magazine.
  • Other freelance work included: commercial interior photography, product photography assisting, retouching, and video editing.

EandM, Inc.

2012 - Present
Healdsburg, California

 

 

Human Resources Manager

  • Responsible for recruiting top sales and engineering talent.
  • Experience with all aspects of recruiting, including interviewing, salary negotiations, candidate selection, and more.
  • Created a recruiting workflow and employee training program that improved employee retention and new hire performance.
  • Coordinated employee health benefits.

Science Reporter (Student Position)

  • Created features and spot news for daily broadcast on an NPR affiliate with a focus on science, health, and the environment.
  • Produced and edited Under the Microscope, a weekly science show.

KBIA 91.3 FM

Columbia, Missouri
2010 - 2012

Web Assistant

  • Updated the IRE public website, wrote blog posts, and assisted with social media efforts.

Investigative Reporters & Editors

Columbia, Missouri
2010 - 2012

Web & Video Producer

  • Created video and web content for a wholesaler of environmentally-friendly products. 

 

Green Irene, LLC

 New York City, New York
2008 - 2010 


Skills

  • Audio / Video Editing: Adobe Audition, ProTools, Final Cut Pro, Apple Logic
  • Web Technologies: HTML, CSS, Javascript, CMS systems
  • Photography & Graphics: Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Lightroom, Illustrator), Sketch
  • Other: Intermediate Spanish. Experienced photographer. Pretty good cook.