2012 - Dec 2015
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Washtenaw County Health Department
Communications Specialist; write press releases and stories; manage social media; design educational and promotional materials.
Twin Cities Daily Planet
Editorial Fellow; participated in all editorial processes; contribute written and visual articles; conduct extensive research on story ideas.
Tape Logger; logged in-depth interviews for American Public Media’s national documentary unit.
Macalester Communications and Public Relations
Student Writer and Photographer; wrote stories for Macalester website and publications; photographed school events, headshots, and architecture; member of student editorial board.
Twin Cities Daily Planet
Arts and Culture Reporting and Photojournalism Intern; produced cultural event coverage, in-depth articles, and photo essays focused on amplifying marginalized voices; contributed to staff and editorial meetings; managed event calendar.
Stateside with Cynthia Canty Intern; booked interviews for daily news magazine; researched stories; conducted pre-interviews; wrote interview questions and summaries for host; engineered interviews.
National Wildlife Federation
Communications Intern; wrote success stories, press releases, fact sheets, press advisories and blog posts; ran social media pages; made press calls.
Fair Housing Center of Southeastern Michigan
Wrote and designed informational materials on landlord sexual harassment; researched cases; wrote press releases; entered data.
Macalester College Department of Anthropology
Office Assistant; transcribed ethnographic interviews; photographed events.
Helped with live broadcast of DIII water polo tournament; ran instant replay system; conducted and filmed on-camera interviews; filmed highlights reel.
ACLU of Michigan
Communications Intern; wrote blog posts, press releases, and event announcements; organized events; made news clippings.
Oct 2016 - Present
Fall 2014 - Fall 2015
Fall 2012 - Spring 2014
Computer skills including Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, WordPress, and web editing
Working proficiency in Spanish
Social media management
Macalester College, St. Paul, MN
Media and cultural studies major, hispanic studies minor
magna cum laude; Dean's list, Fall 2012- Fall 2015
Mac Weekly features writer and WMCN 91.7 radio host
Media and Cultural Studies Academic Excellence prize winner
SIT Study Abroad, Nicaragua and Cuba
Focus on youth culture, literacy and media
Independent research project on Nicaraguan internet use and cyber café culture