I'm a freelance writer & journalist from New York City. I now live in London, where I received my MA from City, University of London in Creative Writing: Narrative Nonfiction. I am currently a training journalist with the Press Association.Locked Pro Plan feature
Write breaking news copy, stay abreast of pop culture trends, critique TV shows, film, and music, attend events such as gigs, plays, and galas, curate and source images for features, interview actors, musicians, playwrights, etc., respond to press releases and PR requests, write opinion pieces on arts and current events, pitch, report, and write well-researched stories that people want to share.
Create weekly content calendars for multiple hospitality venues, draft all copy, manage all social media outlets, build and implement Facebook campaigns, use CMS, manage communications, track engagement (likes, shares, etc.) via analytics, write in various tones across multiple platforms.
Publications: Evening Standard, Connecticut College Magazine, and more Research assigned topics, conduct interviews with professionals such as doctors and politicians,, transcribe and edit interviews for various publications with correct tone, use SEO and keywords, understand and utilise social media, liaise with public officials, create concise copy to strict deadlines, craft a variety of articles such as listicles, op-eds, and NIBs. Publications: Vice, Oh Comely, Creative Nonfiction Magazine, and more Pitch personal essays and literary journalism pieces, work within confines of magazine themes and tone, adapt editor‘s changes to final pieces, use social media to promote publication, deliver clean prose, structure effectively both long and short works.
Ethics, iMovie, Search Engine Optimisation, Editors Code, InDesign, Photoshop, Production Journalism, Media law, Shorthand
• Exhibit a systematic, critical understanding of non-fiction writing past, current, and at the cutting edge of its practice • Critically analyse the relationship between existing non-fiction writing along with an awareness of the ethical issues surrounding it including: plagiarism; current laws regarding privacy, defamation and libel • Understand the relationship between non-fiction writing and the publishing industry • Translate knowledge about the publishing industry into an understanding of how the industry's mores affect the non-fiction writer
The Margery F. Masinter Endowed Internship Award is given to a student who is doing a particularly substantive and meaningful internship. I received this award after completing an internship as an arts associate with a community theatre group in New London, Connecticut