EXPERTISE
COPYWRITING + REPORTING
WEB DESIGN
FACT CHECKING
FRONT END DESIGN
EDITING
DATA MINING
TECH SKILLS
ADOBE SUITE
HTML / CSS
JAVASCRIPT / JQ
MICROSOFT OFFICE
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Forecasted the fusion of journalism and design and persuaded Columbia College to allow her to double major in then-divergent fields. She is a self-motivated, exceptionally creative, and meticulous recent honors graduate. Tenacious? Definitely. Eccentric? Maybe a little. Loves playing devil's advocate and encouraging her collaborators to push boundaries.




Associate Editor at Music Inc.
October 2016—Present Writes and edits monthly profiles, features and trends pieces; organizes and creates monthly "gear" and "news" sections; bi-monthly writes cover stories; attends trade shows and conventions pertaining to musical instrument retail trade industry




Layout Editor + Staff Writer at South Side Weekly
April 2015—May 2016 Wrote weekly articles concerning life on the South Side of Chicago; wrote weekly calendar blurbs; formatted magazine on Adobe InDesign for print + web content




Staff Writer at Warrior Magazine
April 2015—September 2015 Wrote weekly articles about real-world college news perceived through a social justice lens—founding member until magazine ceased creating content




Staff Writer at 'Popstache
Summer 2014 Wrote weekly music reviews for this online site





Writer at Print Magazine
May 2016—Present Intermittently produces profiles, features and think pieces for this quarterly design-focused publication




Writer at Marijuana Venture
December 2015—December 2016 Intermittently produced features, profiles, and data for this revolutionary trade publication





Editorial Integration Manager at Echo Magazine
January 2016—May 2016 Head position; oversaw the interaction of editorial and design so each published piece was told effectively + consistently; played key and crucial role bringing written content to life through visuals





Investigative Reporting Project at Columbia College Chicago
April 2015—September 2015 Thoroughly scrutinized the Illinois Lottery through FOIAs, extensive interviews and attending anonymous addictions meetings; research compiled continues to be used internationally





Bachelor of Arts: Journalism
Bachelor of Arts: Graphic Design
Columbia College Chicago 2012—2016
GPA: 3.742; Honors Program Graduate; The F Word, Environmental Protection Club, SPJ, Echo Magazine, The Columbia Chronicle