Freelance Contributor – Spectrum, Columbia Univ. School of Social Work, N.Y. (Oct. 2012 – Jan. 2013)
Freelance contributor to Spectrum, the Columbia University School of Social Work’s internal magazine for staff, student and alumni. Wrote a feature on complicated grief and the clinical trial led by Dr. Katherine Shear. Editorial Intern – Bon Appétit Magazine, New York NY (Jan – May 2012)
Assisted the Editorial department. Responsible for responding to BA Readers requests as part of BA Reader Services, RSVP Section Recipe research and request processing, transcribing audio interviews, proof reading recipes for website, pitching & brainstorming story ideas with editors for website & blog. General admin, errands and other assistance staff.
Staff Writer & Theater Columnist - Inside New York, New York NY (June 2011 – Aug. 2012)
Reviewed theatre, restaurants, food and other cultural events for Inside New York Guidebook & blog. Wrote neighborhood introductions for guidebook. Wrote column about New York Theatre for monthly theatre column and reported about upcoming plays on Broadway and Off-Broadway.
Field Reporting Intern – WOR 710 NewsTalk Radio, New York NY (Jan – Feb 2012)
Field reporter responsible for collecting and editing sound clips for the air. Involved interviewing the public on current events & issues and reporting on local news. Transcribing clips.
Photo Department Intern – Condé Nast Traveler Magazine, New York NY (Oct – Dec. 2011)Research for yearly Gold & Hot lists, Photo research for potential photoshoots, scheduling of locations and models for photoshoots, gathering PR materials from hotels. Handled invoices and wire transfers, photo returns and other general office admin. Communications & Conferences Intern - Theater Communications Group (TCG), New York NY (Oct – Dec 2011)
Contributor to the TCG Circle Blog, wrote press releases, proof read internal communications and publications, grant and other research. Data Entry and statistics and substantial research for Theatre Timeline for website. General admin.
Columbia University School of Journalism, New York NY – May 2013
MS. Journalism, (Magazine Concentration). Additional coursework in photojournalism, covering conflict, science, the environment and heath, literary journalism, and neighborhood beat reporting in Midtown Manhattan.
Columbia University School of the Arts, New York NY – May 2012
MFA Theatre Arts: Playwriting. Mentored by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Lindsay-Abaire for thesis project. Substantial additional coursework in film & TV writing, Arts Criticism/Journalism (with Linda Winer), theatre history, adaptation and directing (with Gregory Mosher). Awarded Theatre Arts Fellowship for Academic merit & Shubert Fellowship.
London School of Economics and Political Science, London England – July 2009
BSc. International Relations (2:1 Honors). Substantial coursework in Human Rights & International Law, Ethics of War, Strategic Aspects of IR, Foreign Policy. Competed for inter-varsity debate team.
Skills & Other:
Languages: Bilingual (Fluent in French & English),
Membership: Society of Professional JournalistsSkills: Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe Pro, iMovie, Final Cut, Social Media, WordPress, Translation, Photography, Film (8mm & HD)
Other: Lived in Toulouse, France for 14 years and London, England for 3 years, Travel with LSE Grimshaw Society, Playwright & Theatre Director, Screenwriting.