audio storyteller & journalist

RESUME

AUDIO EXPERIENCE

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Audio Fellow, October 2019–present


Family Ghosts, New York, NY

Production Assistant, August 2019–present

  • Pull and edit clips, assist in interviews, liaise between producers, provide story feedback, select promotional clips, and support the editorial production process


Bowery Boys Media, New York, NY

Intern, August–December 2019

  • Reported stories, performed research, cleaned up audio, found archival tape, and assisted at live events


Life Story Project, New York, NY

Producer, June–August 2019

  • Prepared audio packages to pitch new podcast by author Bruce Feiler to major podcasting companies


“Remembering The Great Boston Molasses Flood,” Boston, MA 

Reporter, December 2018–January 2019 


Radio Diaries, New York, NY

Freelancer, July–August 2018 

  • Fact-checked and transcribed interviews, and marked particularly interesting moments in the tape 


The FRONTLINE Dispatch, Boston, MA

Intern, June 2017 - December 2017

  • Investigated and pitched potential storylines and conducted in-depth background research for stories in production, including a 2-part duPont Award-winning story
  • Provided logistical and organizational support for new podcast launched in September 2017
  • Located, pulled, transcribed, and edited appropriate audio and music files using Adobe Suite

The Takeaway WNYC​, New York, NY

Summer Intern, July - September 2016

  • Pitched radio segment and guest ideas, placed bids for interviewees, pre-interviewed guests, and attended to in-studio guests
  • Researched, wrote questions and scripts, pulled and edited audio, and uploaded content to radio show website

Tufts Podcast Network, Medford, MA

Member, January 2016 - September 2017

  • ​Brainstormed, produced, edited, and published podcasts to be released on website and iTunes

Radio Journalism & Audio Storytelling, Medford, MA

Student, January - May 2016

  • Produced NPR-style feature stories for Tufts University course taught by WGBH reporter

SKILLS:

  • Pro Tools
  • Microsoft Office
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Hindenburg
  • NewsBoss
  • DAVID Systems
  • WordPress
  • Stata
  • Proficient in French
  • Conversational Italian

OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE

The Tufts Observer, Medford, MA

Section Editor and Contributing Writer, January 2016 - May 2019

  • Edited written and audio content, pitched articles, supervised writers, and created article print layout for biweekly newsmagazine
  • Wrote investigative articles incorporating research and interviews

NewsGuard Technologies, New York, NY

Analytic/Reporting Intern, May 2018 - December 2018

  • Researched content, content creators, and ownership of news and information sites through in-depth reporting, investigative research, and phone calls
  • Wrote “nutrition label” website reviews that are displayed on a web browser plug-in to inform readers about the credibility and transparency of their news sources

Tufts Department of Sociology, Medford, MA

Research Assistant, September 2017 - December 2017

  • Analyzed excerpts from qualitative interviews and organized into memos based on theme
  • Contributed to Russell Sage and Carnegie Foundations-funded research project

Greenough Brand Storytellers, Watertown, MA

Tisch Summer Fellow, June - August 2017

  • Compiled extensive market research into portfolio of recommendations for client public relations strategy
  • Served as liaison between clients and media outlets, writing contributed articles, placing press releases, and connecting journalists with relevant stories

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EDUCATION

Tufts University, Medford, MA

​Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Sociology

May 2019​

Honors: summa cum laude; highest thesis honors; Sociology Department Prize; Pi Sigma Alpha, National Political Science Honor Society; Alpha Kappa Delta, National Sociology Honor Society;  Honos Civicus, Civic Honor Society
Thesis: “Gender, Party, and the Press: Media Coverage of the Second ‘Year of the Woman’” 


The Brearley School, New York, NY

Graduation: June 2015​

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ACTIVITIES

Tufts University Tour Guide, January 2017 - May 2019
Tufts University First-Year Orientation Community Leader, August 2018 - May 2019
Tufts University Cooperation and Innovation in Citizenship (CIVIC), September 2015 - May 2019
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