My Résumé

EDUCATION

COLUMBIA PUBLISHING COURSE, New York, NY, Summer 2016

  • Six-week intensive course on all aspects of book, magazine, and digital media publishing
  • Worked on a team to create an academic publishing press, where I developed promotional and press materials, including marketing/publicity plans.

TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY, College Station, TX, December 2015

• B.A. in English; communication minor; certification in digital humanities

PUBLISHING AND EDITORIAL EXPERIENCE

SCHOLASTIC CHOICES, Editorial Assistant, January 2017–present

  • Write blog posts for site and sidebars for print magazine
  • Format and write online slideshows for teachers to use in classroom
  • SEO training and implementation on site
  • Build site pages and content on CMS in timely manner
  • Complete research for future stories, photos, site content, and social strategy

Editorial Intern,  August 2016–December 2016

  • Wrote and scheduled tweets on TweetDeck
  • Built site posts and issues on Drupal content management system
  • Researched, wrote, and developed blog ideas
  • Various research for future stories and site content

PSYCHOLOGY TODAY, Editorial Intern, September 2016–December 2016

  • Edited daily blog posts and managed blogger profiles
  • Pitched and wrote briefs for magazine
  • Wrote social media posts for Twitter and Instagram

D MAGAZINE, Dallas, TX Editorial Intern, January 2016–May 2016

  • Wrote between one and three stories per week for the arts and entertainment blog
  • Pitched story ideas
  • Compiled and listed local events and attractions in database
  • Participated in promotional events

TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY ENGLISH DEPARTMENT

Program Aide for DEx: A Database of Dramatic Extracts, Spring 2015–present

• Use TEI (Text Encoding Initiative), and XML language to encode and edit manuscripts

• Transcribe manuscripts using knowledge of paleography

Undergraduate Professional Research Experience Program Intern, Fall 2014

• Learned basic XML markup and helped launch DEx: A Database of Dramatic Extracts

OTHER EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

ANTHROPOLOGIE, Fort Worth, TX, sales associate, Spring 2016

SKY RANCH, Launch Camp Counselor, Dallas, TX, Summer 2015

Skills: Basic Adobe, Google AdWords, SEO, Microsoft Suite, Dropbox, Google Drive, beginner HTML, CMS