MSc, Science Communication, Imperial College London (Oct. 2016-Sept. 2017)

BS, Biology and Environmental Science, The College of William & Mary (Aug. 2011-May 2015)

pencil-50Work Experience

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (Aug. 2017-Present)
Public Information Officer | Digital Content

  • Develop, write, host, film and edit entertaining, educational outreach videos for publication on social media
  • Interview, write, and edit news pieces for internal and external release
  • Liaise with members of the external media on announcements coming out of the Lab
  • Social media content creation, curation, and platform growth

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (Jul. 2015-Sept. 2016)
Technical Writer and Editor

  • Develop, write, host, film, and edit entertaining, educational outreach videos for publication on social media
  • Edit, write, and reorganize technical and nontechnical manuscripts, presentations, conference materials, and Web-based content for both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Provide comprehensive editing services for complex materials involving multiple media

Freelance Writer and Content Creator (May 2013-Present)

  • Write and edit written content for magazines (such as Lateral and Sierra magazine) and websites (such as DoYouYoga), and video content for YouTube channels (such as SciShow). I also research write, film, host, and edit personality-driven content for my own eponymous channel, including science videos. See video page for details

Journal of Young Investigators [JYI] (Jun. 2014-Mar. 2015)
Senior News and Features Editor, Executive Board Member

  • Train and manage a team of undergraduate science journalists and editors to produce high quality news briefs and feature stories
  • Cultivate relationships with professional science writers who acted as mentors to our team
  • Work within an executive team to develop an executive plan to guide the future of JYI as an organization

Sierra Magazine (May 2014-Aug. 2014)
Editorial Intern

  • Conduct interviews with sources and write interesting, tone-appropriate copy on a deadline for various outlets, including paid articles for the print magazine
  • Creatively problem-solve and work effectively with many different teams
  • Fact-check for supervising editors and provide editorial guidance to other interns

Committee on Sustainability [COS] (Sept. 2013-May 2015)
Webmaster and Sustainability Communications Officer

  • Redesign and update the website using a extensive knowledge of a content management system
  • Conduct research on current sustainability initiatives that could effect or include the student body
  • Write and research original content for the sustainability blog as well as curating guest content
  • Cultivate an online social media community for students including Facebook, Twitter, and a WordPress Blog

test-tube-50Relevant Skills

  • Expert skills in all social media platforms, with successful communities built and maintained on Facebook, Twitter, WordPress, Instagram, and YouTube for several brands/companies.
  • Extensive experience creating and curating web content using Drupal, Cascade, and Hootsuite.
  • Expert skills in Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, AfterEffects, and Premiere Pro, as well as in all Microsoft platforms.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, fluent French (speaking and writing), outstanding leadership and teamwork abilities.