Resume

EDUCATION

DePaul University, Chicago, IL  2018-2021

Bachelor of Arts,  Journalism

Minor, American Politics and Climate Change Science & Policy

GPA: 3.87

University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA  2017-2018

B.A. in Journalism & Mass Communications

GPA: 3.85

York Community High School, Elmhurst, IL — High School Diploma, 2013-2017

RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE

Arts & Life Editor; The DePaulia; Chicago, IL — June 2019 – Present

  • Write/edit articles and create spreads weekly for the 8-page A&L section, which is the largest in the paper
  • Manage and think of story ideas for writers, guide writers in personal projects
  • Help teach and guide Asst. A&L editor in InDesign and with content writing

News Reporter; The DePaulia; Chicago, IL — Sept. 2018-Present

  • Research, edit and report news for weekly publication of award-winning newspaper
  • Promote work on personal social media outlets
  • Previous positions with The DePaulia: Focus Editor (center spread) and Copy Editor

Freelance Reporter; Chicago, IL – Aug. 2018-Present

  • Published by Chicago Tribune (HOY), Suburban Life and Northwest Herald
  • Confident in meeting deadlines, working independently, coming up with enterprise story ideas and working with editors, both on-site and in remote settings

Editorial Intern, Green Building & Design Magazine/Sixtysix Magazine; Chicago, IL — Jan. 2019-April 2019
•   In-depth editorial research for both magazines

  • Writing and editing for nationally distributed print and digital editions
  • Work published in both gb&d and Sixtysix

Other related positions:

  • Social Media Coordinator for Music Together of Oak Brook Elmhurst (Aug. 2018-Present)
  • Columnist at the Daily Iowan, Iowa City, IA (Aug. 2017-May 2018)
  • Editor-in-Chief of the York-hi, York High School’s student newspaper (Aug. 2016-Aug. 2017)

SKILLS

  • Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Audition, Premiere
  • Social Media (Facebook, Instagram,
    Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest)
  • Photography (Canon RebelT6, iPhone)
  • Data analysis
  • FOIA
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, etc.)
  • AP writing, interviewing
  • Audacity
  • SEO
  • WordPress
  • Fluent in English, highly proficient in Italian

AWARDS/SOCIETIES

  • DePaul University Dean’s List
  • Society of Professional Journalists Member, DePaul Chapter
  • University of Iowa Dean’s List
  • President’s Award for Educational Excellence
  • Illinois State Scholar
  • State Commendation towards Biliteracy in the Italian Language
  • National Honors Society Member

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