storytelling & social impact




For my full resume, check out my LinkedIn.

Work Experience

Audience Engagement Editor | The Center for Public Integrity September 2017 - Present 

  • Develop and execute digital engagement strategies using social media, email, website, partnerships, press and community outreach
  • Manage all social channels to increase engagement and reach of the Center's stories
  • Analyze data to inform editorial and design strategy and measure impact of investigative stories

Reporting Fellow | Everyday Feminism                             September 2017 - December 2017

  • Wrote educational articles on timely immigration-related topics for a digital magazine on feminism and intersectionality

First Person Intern |                                                  January 2017 - April 2017

  • Generate pitches from social media and trending news for First Person narrative essays
  • Wrote and contributed to 7 interview-centric stories and special projects on political and social issues

Communications Intern | Neimand Collaborative                     May 2016 - August 2016

  • Supported project management, brand development, website design and content production for 4 clients in the areas of early childhood education, financial security, and global health
  • Compiled client case studies for an original research project on social impact marketing and business needs

Development Associate | Mission Asset Fund                            July 2014 - May 2015

  • Conducted prospect research, stewardship of individual donors and managed donor communication, acknowledgement and gift processing
  • Managed annual appeal campaign strategy and execution
  • Developed fundraising website content
  • Wrote and edited monthly e-newsletters, reaching over 800 members
  • Supervised Marketing Fellow and provided professional development advice and support

Marketing Associate | Mission Asset Fund                        September 2013 - July 2014

  • Wrote blog stories and contributed to editorial strategy for online and print content
  • Assisted in design and launch of two websites ( and including designing wireframes, user experience, beta testing, writing and copyediting content
  • Assisted in developing social media and digital content strategy including running online advertising campaigns on Google, Facebook and Twitter and tracking engagement
  • Prepared quarterly marketing reports, marketing team meetings and maintained editorial calendar
  • Coordinated event planning, logistics and coached staff for presentations and speaking engagements


  • M.A. International Media, American University
  • B.A. Journalism and Mass Communications, Arizona State University
  • B.A. Global Studies, Arizona State University

Workshops and Organizations

  • 2018: Participated in Catapult's Online YA Fiction workshop
  • 2017: Selected to participate in Yale's THREAD program on Storytelling in New Media
  • 2016 - present: Member of The Sanctuaries arts collective
  • 2015: Selected to participate in VONA/Voices of Our Nation Arts Foundation - Fiction workshop with M. Evelina Galang
  • 2015: Selected as one of 10 artists for Home away from Home Arts festival in Oakland, CA

Fellowships and Awards