Resume

Last updated Sept. 19, 2013.

EXPERIENCE

Arizona Republic circulation 275,622 June 2013-August 2013

Pulliam fellow/metro copy desk intern

  • Edited local and state stories for the metro copy desk
  • Edited business stories
  • Edited sports stories
  • Wrote headlines, cutlines
  • Edited stories and slideshows for AZ Today, a tablet magazine

Los Angeles Times circulation 723,181 June 2012-August 2012

Dow Jones New Fund copy desk intern

  • Edited local and state stories for the metro copy desk for print and online
  • Wrote SEO and print headlines, cutlines
  • Edited photo gallery captions
  • Scheduled tweets and Facebook posts via Hootsuite
  • Edited breaking news alerts
  • Edited posts in Los Angeles Times’ blogs L.A. Now, PolitCal, Show Tracker, Framework

Arizona Daily Wildcat circulation 8,000 June 2010-May 2012

Editor-in-chief August 2012-May 2013

  • Oversaw all newsroom operations and production decisions
  • Moved the newsroom to a web-first production
  • Launched a print and online redesign
  • Launched a new Friday edition called “Wildcat Weekend”
  • Created a standards committee and readers’ representative position to examine newsroom policies and procedures
  • Drafted the Wildcat‘s first diversity statement

Copy chief June 2011-May 2012

  • Oversaw staff of copy editors
  • Edited all content for grammar, AP style
  • Wrote headlines, cutlines
  • Revised the Daily Wildcat’s style manual and corrections policy

Opinions editor December 2010-May 2011

  • Oversaw staff of columnists
  • Edited columns for content
  • Regularly wrote editorials representing the views of the Daily Wildcat staff

Arizona Daily Star circulation 238,000 June 2011-August 2011

Copy desk apprentice

  • Edited content for grammar, AP style
  • Wrote headlines, cutlines
  • Edited “Tales from the Morgue” series of e-books

EDUCATION AND AWARDS

  • Attended University of Arizona, graduated May 2013 – Journalism major, double minor in classics and government and public policy
  • Sherman R. Miller Award for Outstanding Senior, 2013
  • Clyde D. Lowery Award for Professionalism and Integrity in Journalism, 2013
  • Donald Still Award for Excellence, 2013
  • Third-place winner of the SPJ Mark of Excellence Award in column writing (Region 11), 2012
  • Third-place winner of the SPJ Mark of Excellence Award in editorial writing (Region 11), 2012
  • First-place winner of the SPJ Mark of Excellence Award in column writing (Region 11), 2011

MEMBERSHIPS

Arizona Student Media Board
American Copy Editors Society
Society of Professional Journalists
Asian American Journalists Association

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