MSc, Science Communication, Imperial College London (Oct. 2016-Sept. 2017)
BS, Biology and Environmental Science, The College of William & Mary (Aug. 2011-May 2015)
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
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.