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CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK, GRADUATE SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM M.A., International Reporting (Expected) AUG. 2013 DEC. 2014 WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY B.A., English and Creative Writing SEPT. 2007 M AY 2011 NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF IRELAND, GALWAY Visiting Student, Irish Culture and Literature SPRING 2010


PUBLICITY INTERN, Penguin (USA), The Viking Press MAR. 2013 MAY 2013 Researched relevant blogs for new titles and corresponded with bloggers about book reviews and giveaway Organized and executed high-volume book mailings PUBLICITY ASSISTANT, Dan Klores Public Relations NOV. 2012 FEB. 2013 Researched and designated appropriate media contacts for clients LinkedIn, Yahoo! and Disney Pitched stories to relevant print, online and broadcast journalists and conducted follow-up by e-mail and phone BLOG CONTRIBUTOR, Philadelphia Live Arts & Fringe JUNE 2012 OCT. 2012 Pitched and authored multi-voice features, profiles and Q&As on contemporary performance artists Copyedited and published contributing writers articles EDITORIAL ASSISTANT, Wesleyan University Press JAN. 2009 M AY 2011 Collected and used data about readership to create detailed book proposals for Editorial Board Corresponded with authors via e-mail, telephone and fax

PRINCETON IN ASIA FELLOW, C HIANG MAI, THAILAND English Instructor, Payap University JUNE 2011 JUNE 2012 Independently developed curricula for 100+ Thai university students focused on English conversation and public speaking Facilitated international learning by leading discussions on contemporary American poetry DANCE AND CREATIVE WRITING TEACHER, ACCRA, GHANA Hop Inn FunHouse SUMMER 2009 Shaped extracurricular programs in ballet, modern dance and creative writing for childrens center Instructed students ranging in age from three years to 12 years

Microsoft Office: Outlook, Word and Excel Social Media: Facebook, Twitter CMS: WordPress, Tumblr Writing Style: SEO, AP Style Programs: Cision, Publicity Assistant Dance: Advanced training in Ballet and Modern


2013-2014 News Corporation Scholar // awarded half-tuition funding for graduate studies in journalism 2011-2012 Princeton-in-Asia Fellow // awarded service-oriented post-graduate fellowship 2011 Wesleyan Student Poet // bestowed on four students annually by Wesleyan faculty for excellence in poetry 2009 Wesleyan Summer Experience Grant // full financial support for an 8week international internship