NEWSWEEK Manhattan, NY
Fellow October 2019-February 2020
Pop Culture Writer/Reporter February 2020-April 2021
Write an average of 4 breaking news stories (minimum 400 words) per day on a variety of subjects. Subjects expand to include: politics, COVID-19 pandemic crisis coverage, internet culture, and stock market trends
Conduct and transcribe interviews from sources to be used in stories on a variety of subjects.
o Opportunity to interview comedians, musicians and others for profiles and stories, discussing the cultural impacts that they make both across the internet and in real life.
§ Comedian Interviews include, but not limited to: Marc Maron, Tom Segura, Bert Kreischer, Taylor Tomlinson, Mike Birbiglia, Michelle Wolf, and Jo Koy.
§ Artist/Musician interviews include, but are not limited to: Stephen Malkmus (Pavement) and Jeff Rosenstock
§ Various Internet personality interviews include, but are not limited to: Beeple, Birds Aren’t Real, and Brent Terhune
Develop a network of sources and report on news events with interesting angles and voice for an internationally known publication.
Maintain editorial calendar as well as pitch and cover breaking news stories on a day-to-day basis in a corporate fast-paced newsroom environment.
Discuss and write occasional opinion pieces when applicable.
ATWOOD MAGAZINE Manhattan, NY
Staff Writer December 2016-Present
- Write 4 pieces per month, varying between album reviews, song reviews, and interviews.
- Communicate with publicists to receive necessary materials for interviews, premieres, features, and reviews
- Interviews include, but are not limited to: Rebecca Black, Greg Barnett (The Menzingers), Steve Lamos (American Football), Jake Ewald (Modern Baseball), and Dan Campbell (The Wonder Years/Aaron West & The Roaring Twenties)
- Write interesting, engaging reviews, features, and premieres about various musical artists (mainly indie rock).
- Write SEO-conscious stories on a variety of musical subjects
- Maintain calendar to keep stories timely and relevant
- Assist with organizing large team projects such as roundtable discussions and staff roundups
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Manhattan, NY
Confidential Records Clerk July 2017-October 2019
Review, scan, and digitally file hundreds of current and former employee records
Verify employee files uploaded in AOdocs before being uploaded into Workday
Create Google Team Drives for paper files to be used across legal and HR
Create reports of missing and completed employee files and progress
Coordinate with reporters, executives, and other employees to collect appropriate documents for I-9 corrections, including hundreds of incomplete documents, for which paper files were no longer available