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, and film/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 curation, curation, and platform growth

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

  • Develop, write, host, and film/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 content for magazines (such as Lateral and Sierra magazine) and 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 all Microsoft platforms, with professional experience and proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, AfterEffects, and Premiere. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, fluent French (speaking and writing), outstanding leadership and teamwork abilities.