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RESUME

EXPERIENCE

The New York Times | San Francisco, CA
Messaging Editor | January 2024 - present
• Write app alert language and email messaging to send to millions of subscribers
• Work closely with editors of all desks to ensure accuracy of messaging language
• Develop messaging plans for major news events like primary election days and March Madness
 

Staff Editor, Home Page | July 2022 - December 2023
• Produced nytimes.com home page, crafting language and selecting imagery for home page audience  

• Conducted A/B testing of headlines and summary texts

• Worked closely with photo and standards teams to maintain NYT style

UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism
Lecturer | August 2023 - December 2024
• Designed and taught a semester-long course called Covering Transgender Topics
• Taught a section of the mandatory first-year ethics course

HuffPost | San Francisco, CA

Senior Front Page Editor | March 2022 - June 2022
• Served as a newsroom leader, setting the news agenda each day through article placement, story assignment, and audience engagement
• Was accountable for independently completing Front Page Editor responsibilities outlined below

 

Front Page Editor | November 2018 - February 2022

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

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

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

• Selected and create imagery to accompany stories

• Copyedited articles from an international team of reporters

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

 

Getty Images | New York, NY

Video Producer | January 2017 - October 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 | September 2014 - December 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

• Assisted producers with archival footage and recent video research

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

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

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

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

• Produced 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 - December 2015

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

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

• Assisted 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 | August 2012 - September 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 - August 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 

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 

 

SKILLS

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

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Member of National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association

Member of The Transgender Journalist Association

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