Work Experience

2016 - Present

Contributing Editor

nytimes.com (sports and travel)

Create content for and strategize with The Times’s Snapchat Discover team; Create and implement social media and audience growth strategies for the Travel section; project manager of 2018 52 Places to Go Traveler series.

2016 - Present

Editor in Chief

5thDownFantasy.com

Oversee marketing, audience development and content strategies; Manage staff of freelance writers; write weekly articles; Founded website in July 2016

2017

Audience Development Consultant

quantamagazine.org

Implemented new social promotion strategy and practices; led email marketing strategies, implemented paid Twitter and Facebook campaigns; coordinated third-party syndication and content sharing deals

2015 - 2016

Senior Digital Editor (Travel)

nytimes.com/travel

Coordinated section’s daily digital report on all platforms; wrote and edited news and feature articles;  revitalized social media and SEO strategy for daily reports and special projects like 52 Places to Go; managed social media accounts, including @nytimestravel Twitter, Facebook and Instagram; assembled weekly email newsletter; grew travel page views by 34%; reduced bounce rate by 50%; trained staff on best digital production, social media and SEO strategies.

2011 - 2015

Senior Digital Editor (Sports)

nytimes.com/sports

Led daily digital strategy for section; led social media and SEO strategies for daily report; managed @NYTSports Twitter account; managed team of sports web producers; trained staff on best digital production, social media and SEO strategies; wrote and edited articles; collaborated with wide-range of newsroom departments on major live event coverage (i.e: Olympics and Super Bowl); produced videos and audio/photo features.

2007-2011

Web Producer

nytimes.com/sports

Managed production and layout for the Sports section of nytimes.com; developed and produced two original video series (The Pregame Huddle and Courtside); guided editors and reporters in best digital production practices; reported on and produced multimedia from several live sporting events, including the Super Bowl and Major League Baseball Playoffs.

2006-2007

News Assistant

nytimes.com

Assisted in the production and layout for multiple news and feature sections of nytimes.com; collected and edited audio and photos for multimedia projects.

Web Development Intern

sidearmsports.com

Used encoding software to stream live audio and video of NCAA sporting events at the Carrier Dome; developed and implemented strategies for improving the information architecture of SUAthletics.com; researched techniques to improve performance of audio and video streams.

2005-2006

Editorial Intern

syracuse.com

Updated news stories using hand-coded HTML; edited image files using Photoshop; learned daily editorial operations of a newsroom.

Reporting Intern

ithacajournal.com (USA Today Network)

Wrote weekly feature stories, music reviews and news reports for the newspaper’s entertainment guides and IthacaJournal.com.

Education

2005-2006

Syracuse University; Newhouse School

MS in New Media
2002 - 2005

SUNY Cortland

BA in Communications