I have written pieces across multiple genres, including journalism, blogging, and academic writing.
My work ultimately reflects my experience, notably in the academic and communications fields.

Please contact me directly to further discuss any of my experience.

 

Professional History

 Communications professional skilled in writing & editing; content strategy & development; social media management; and messaging – consistently recognized for superior oral and written communications skills. Known for attention to detail, problem solving, and critical thinking. Proficient in Hootsuite and Constant Contact; website content and design; media relations; and social strategy.

Content Strategist at New Harbor Group

January 2018 - current

  • Directly support account directors in implementing client communications plans.

  • Strategize written and digital content across client base (i.e. press releases/advisories, newsletters, op-eds, social media content, etc.)

  • Edit and revise written content developed by associates.

  • Strategize, develop, and draft social content across multiple platforms according to client messaging:

  • Provide direct communications support for client events (ribbon-cuttings, conferences, etc.)

  • Pitch appropriate client stories to media, compile press coverage, and send press releases/advisories to media.

Associate Director of the Speaking Center at University of Rhode Island

June 2017 - December 2017

  • Recruited, trained, and managed student aides/peer speaking consultants.

  • Worked directly with the Director to train and supervise the Assistant Director of the Center.

  • Led training sessions with student tutors.

Instructor at University of Rhode Island

August 2015 - December 2017

  • Independently taught two sections of an undergraduate introductory communication studies course per semester.

  • Developed my own syllabus, crafted lesson plans, led each class period, administered assignments, graded student work, etc.

Publications and Communications Manager at Brain Sciences Foundation

April 2017 - July 2017
freelance position

  • Served as a liaison between the Foundation and various publishers,

  • Edited and prepared multiple written works for publication, and oversaw various academic publications.

Assistant Director of the Speaking Center at University of Rhode Island

June 2016 - June 2017

  • Trained and supervised a group of undergraduate tutors who provided public speaking help to students from all departments in the university.

  • Regularly observed tutors’ sessions with students.

Writing Fellow at Center for Teaching & Learning

January 2013 - May 2015

  • I provided feedback to students in one-on-one meetings about their academic writing.

  • I assisted them at any stage of the writing process with various issues ranging from drafting, grammar, and sentence-level issues to the content, organization, and structure of ideas.

  • Met with many ELL students for grammar, sentence structure, and general writing help.