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.


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


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