Resume

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Career Summary

10+ years experience as a digital editor, journalist and audience development manager

  • Played vital role in integration of print and digital newsrooms at The New York Times
  • Created and implemented digital strategy for two editorial departments at The Times
  • Managed team of web editors and producers while leading digital sports coverage
  • Mastered audience development strategies, leading to significant growth in key metrics
  • Developed strong editorial background in video production, reporting, editing

Specialties

  • Social Media Strategy; SEO; Digital Strategy; Digital Project Management
  • Multimedia Production; Editing; Writing; Sports and Travel Journalism

Work Experience

Senior Digital Editor (Sports and Travel)
The New York Times (nytimes.com) — 2/11 — 9/16

  • Coordinated sections’ digital report on all platforms (desktop, mobile, social)
  • Devised social media strategy for Travel desk, including 52 Places to Go in 2016
  • Increased travel page views by 34% and session duration by 75%; bounce rate down 50%
  • Administered social strategy across all platforms, including event-specific accounts
  • Collaborated with various newsroom teams in leading Olympics and other major event coverage

 

Contributing Writer
The New York Times — 9/16 — Present

  • Contributing news and feature stories for the Travel and Sports sections.

Co-Founder and Website Manager
5thDownFantasy.com — 7/16 — Present

Digital Editor/Producer (Sports)
The New York Times (
nytimes.com) — 7/06 – 2/11

  • Headed production and layout strategies for nytimes.com/sports
  • Managed staff and freelance reporters while editing multiple sports blogs
  • Produced audio, photos and videos on location at live sporting events

 

Computer Skills

  • Well-Versed in Photoshop, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, Pro Tools, HTML

Education

  • M.S. New Media — S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications — June 2006
    Syracuse University – Syracuse, NY
  • B.A. Communication Studies – SUNY Cortland — May 2005
    Cortland, NY; Cumulative GPA: 3.7/4.0 magma cum laude

Honors

  • 2015 ONA Award, Sports, Large for 2014 World Cup coverage (Team)
  • 2014 APSE Contest: Multimedia Finalist for 2014 Olympics Coverage (February ’15)
  • NYT Publisher’s Award, Special Citation for London 2012 Coverage (December ’12)