EDUCATION:              

Lehigh University (Bethlehem, PA)                            

  • Major: Journalism/Communications
  • Minor(s): International Relations, Sociology

The Taft School (Watertown, CT)

  • Honor Roll

Newtown High School (Newtown, CT)

  • High Honor Roll

 RELATED EXPERIENCE:

Rodale Inc. (Internship)              

  • Attended editorial meetings, pitched story ideas for online website
  • Completed reporting and writing assignments (e.g. slideshows and promotional pieces)
  • Conducted interviews in person, over the phone and through email
  • Assisted with editorial need, such as fact-checking and updating the company’s website

The Newtown Bee Reporter (Internship)              

  • Attended various local events, interviewed residents, wrote a number of articles on deadlines and took photos relative to stories.
  • Skills involved: Interpersonal/ communication skills, meeting a deadline, computer skills, photography skills, writing skills, news writing and interviewing.

Additional Related Skills

  • Adobe, Photoshop, iMovie, Twitter, Facebook, WordPress, Microsoft, Final Cut Pro, HTML Coding, Genius, Timeline JS, Google Glass, PowerPoint, Excel

 MEMBERSHIPS & LEADERSHIP HONORS:                               

The Brown and White Associate Editor                                   

  • Lehigh’s student newspaper published twice weekly
  • Cover assigned athletic events, interview Lehigh

athletes and coaches and write published articles on deadlines.

  • Editor position for sports: assign articles and edit
  • Attend weekly budget meetings (twice a week)
  • Come up with proposals/ideas for potential stories

 Alpha Omicron Pi, Lambda Upsilon Chapter               

  • Help plan events and fundraisers on campus that

support the chapter’s philanthropy (juvenile arthritis).

 Lehigh University Women’s Varsity Crew Team      

  • Placed 2nd at Dad Vail Regatta
  • 2-3 hour practices 5-6 days a week

The Taft School Women’s Varsity Soccer Team        

  • 2011 XARA / CGSCA Team Coach’s Award

The Taft School

  • Women’s Varsity Crew Team
  • The National Society of High School Scholars
  • Dorm Monitor for lower class girls
  • Member of the Tour Guide Committee                       
  • Sports Editor for the school’s yearbook

 Newtown High School  Varsity Soccer                          

  • SWC All-Academic Team                                       

VOLUNTEER & COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:   

  • Kids for Wish Kids Foundation club member – worked to establish fundraisers for the foundation (2011-2012).
  • Taft School Service Trip to Guatemala- worked with the God’s Child Project in Antigua. Activities included building homes, working in homeless shelters and volunteering at the Malnutrition Center (2011).
  • The Newtown Scholarship Association, Inc.- assisted at annual golf tournament of non-profit organization to raise money for need based scholarships (2008-2012).
  • The Taft School volunteer club member – worked with students to find volunteer opportunities at/near The Taft School such as fundraisers, profit/non-profit walks and runs, and served food at homeless shelters in the area (2009-2012).
  • Reading Rocks- read to elementary school students in the Lehigh Valley area, helped them read, write and stay active through games and activities (2013-present).