Digital News Editor, Capital Public Radio [Dec. 2014 – Present]
-Oversee production of CapRadio.org home, news and beat pages by copy editing and publishing stories, writing headlines and captions
-Write and produce radio and web stories
-Act as the digital lead or project manager for projects including CapRadio’s documentary series and a year-long effort to explore the effects of mega-wildfires called California Burning.
-Conceptualize and produce digital elements for reporter stories such as charts, maps and photo galleries
-Collaborate with reporters on the best way to acquire and research data for stories
Digital Producer, KGTV/10News, Scripps [July 2012 – Present]
-Write, edit, package and post news articles on www.10news.com, 10News tablet and 10News mobile app
-Ensure that the 10News website and apps are updated with fresh content
-Enhance coverage by creating and adding videos, photo galleries, livestreams, interactive graphics and other web elements to stories
-Use news judgment to determine stories that should be sent out as a breaking news e-mail alert or as a push notification on mobile apps
-Manage and maintain the 10News social media assets by crafting engaging posts and responding to viewer questions and comments
Community Manager/Multimedia Producer, TapIn Bay Area, Bay Area News Group [March 2011 – March 2012]
-Wrote daily blogs, event briefs and feature stories, publishing these items through a content management system
-Assisted managing and executive producers in writing headlines and subheads and copyediting blogs, event briefs and featured articles
-Decided on a daily basis how to program the app’s “front cover,” which featured the top five stories for the day
-Collaborated with other producers on interactive packages
-Collaborated with app designers and developers on a daily basis to brainstorm about the best way to present content
-Functioned as a “one-woman-band” producer, shooting, writing and editing video stories for the company’s TapIn Bay Area mobile app
-Cameraperson during educational panel livestream events sponsored by the Bay Area News Group. These events were meant to increase reader engagement through livestreaming and live blogging tools.
Local Editor, Pleasanton.Patch.com [January 2010 – March 2011]
-Functioned as a general assignment reporter, covering breaking news about public safety, government and schools
-Shot, produced and edited video and photo slideshow pieces for the website
-Managed and assigned stories to a team of freelancers and community contributors, which included teens, seniors, local bloggers and non-profit representatives
-Edited text and video pieces submitted by freelancers and contributors
-Wrote headlines using social engine optimization techniques, selected and edited appropriate images for articles and determined coverage on a daily basis
-Managed the site’s social media accounts and created strategies to increase online engagement and readership using social media tools
Health Reporter Intern, The Seattle Times [August 2009 –November 2009]
-Wrote stories about national health issues, such as the town hall meetings held by members of Congress
-Reported and researched stories about the proposed health care legislation and how it would impact locals including a small business owner and primary care doctors
-Wrote and reported breaking news stories about the swine flu pandemic. This included providing updates about the vaccines, as well as writing a Q&A to let readers know how that flu season was different from previous ones
-Shot, produced and edited video pieces focusing on health issues
Multimedia Producer/Reporter/Blogger [September 2007 – Present]
-Worked for a variety of media organizations as a producer of multimedia projects and as a blogger. Clients included: KQED’s State of Health Blog, Forbes.com, Patch.com, Bay Area News Group, Maynard Institute of Journalism Education, HealthyCal.org
News21 – Worked with a team to conceptualize BARThood.news21.com. Produced interactive timelines, collected and shot photos, produced videos. Contributed blogs to the project and helped manage social media pages.
Mission Local – Co-created and co-produced weekly video series called Mission Eyes. Created numerous photo slideshows about life in San Francisco’s Mission Neighborhood. Contributed blogs to the website.
DigiTV and the World – Wrote, shot, produced and edited short online documentary video stories in San Francisco and Beijing for Washingtonpost.com. Part of a video crew that shot and produced a video about the Olympic Torch run through San Francisco in 2008
-HTML/CSS, ArcMap/ArcGIS, Excel, Access, WordPress, Final Cut Pro, Photoshop, Illustrator, Audition
-University of California, Berkeley, M.J. Journalism, 2009
-University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, B.A., Literature/Writing, 2006
References will be provided upon request.