ABOUT

Working to tell stories, share voices and highlight movements that don't get the column inches, the bandwith or the air time they deserve. Bringing audiences smart analysis, insight and under-represented perspectives with a focus on viewer-focused visuals. Two-time Emmy award-winning producer and editor, currently based in the Bay Area.

RESUME

EXPERIENCE

HuffPost | San Francisco, CA

Front Page Editor | Nov 2018- present

• Identify stories for homepage, updating content live as news breaks

• Draft and send mobile push notifications distributed to thousands of subscribers

• Write headlines, including the above-the-fold Splash headline

• Select and create imagery to accompany stories

• Copyedit articles from an international team of reporters

• Track analytics for informing editorial decision making on the front page

 

Getty Images | New York, NY

Video Producer | Jan 2017- Oct 2018

• Helped launch Getty Images' temporary editorial mobile-first visual story site, FOTO 
• Created photo-driven news stories, pitching ideas, curating imagery and writing headlines and copy
• Shaped digital video strategy and design; created digital videos, from pitch to publishing
• Recruited, hired and managed two interns, guiding their pitches and editing their writing
• Represented 300+ employees on Diversity Committee, developing initiatives for Getty Images worldwide

The Rachel Maddow Show, MSNBC | New York, NY

Associate Producer | Sept 2014- Dec 2016

• Cut 10-15 pieces of tape a night for MSNBC’s highest rated primetime show, often assigned with just 

minutes before air, working with precision in an extremely fast paced, high pressure environment

• Assist producers with archival footage and recent video research

• Assign video editors projects, providing them with accurate video feed information and time codes

• Communicate with interns, archivists, resource desks and NBC affiliates to acquire more video

• Participate in daily news pitch meetings where the show’s rundown is determined

• Compile internal news note, highlighting on-brand stories for potential show segments

• Produce 1-2 minute segments, writing scripts and selecting appropriate visual elements

• Awarded the 2017 Emmys for Outstanding Live Interview and for Outstanding News Discussion & Analysis

 

Nerding Out, Shift on MSNBC | New York, NY

Producer | June 2015- Dec 2015

• Produce weekly 6-15 minute segments for online-only news analysis show, writing scripts, selecting video & graphical elements, and choosing appropriate guests

• Work with show host and co-producer to plan editorial themes for each show

• Assist line producer in control room with show pacing, elements, and last minute troubleshooting

 

Breaking News Team/The Rachel Maddow Show, MSNBC | New York, NY 

Graphics Production Assistant | Aug 2012- Sept 2014

• Oversaw, coordinated, and ensured the accuracy of 60-90 graphics a night for a live program in a 

fast-paced environment

• Acted as a liaison between the producers and the graphic designers

• Actively participated in a nightly graphics pitch meeting with the senior and executive producers 

• Trained 16 interns and other PAs to help coordinate graphics

• Drafted and produce short, one minute “tease” segments for air 

• Served as a member of the breaking news team, helping secure guests, transcribing press 

conferences and providing host with news updates, in addition to regular graphics responsibilities 

 

The Takeaway, WNYC & PRI | New York, NY

Administrative Assistant | May 2012- Aug 2012 

• Created and managed work schedule of nearly 40 employees rotating through 30 daily positions and 

three shifts for this nationally broadcast news radio show 

• Assisted budget director with contract administration, expense tracking and invoicing 

 

The Rachel Maddow Show, MSNBC | New York, NY 

Intern/Contributor to the Maddow Blog | June 2011-Sept 2011 

• Contributed over 30 pop-culture pieces to The Rachel Maddow Show’s blog

• Assisted tape, graphics, and segment producers with news research and finding, transcribing and 

ingesting videos, images, and audio for daily on-air primetime segments

• Updated and distributed the daily online newsletter to over 13,000 subscribers 

 

The Notebook | Philadelphia, PA 

Staff Writer Intern | Jan 2011-May 2011 

• Researched and wrote over 40 news stories for Philadelphia’s premier source on education news 

published in print and online; print edition circulated to 65,000 readers six times yearly 

• Interviewed Philadelphia public school community members, including over a dozen youth who left 

school because of pregnancy, homelessness, incarceration and threats 

AWARDS
Emmy for Outstanding Live Interview                          
The Rachel Maddow Show interview of Kellyanne Conway in August 2016 | Awarded October 2017

Emmy for Outstanding News Discussion & Analysis                 
MSNBC special, American Disaster: The Crisis in Flint | Awarded October 2017
 

EDUCATION

Smith College | Northampton, MA 

Bachelor of Arts, Sociology | Minor, Linguistics | GPA: 3.44 May 2012

 

SKILLS

AVID, Adobe Premiere, iNews, ARDOME, Interplay, Viz RT, Parse.ly analytics

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Member of National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association