Resume*

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The Daily Beast

Director of Social Media | December 2017 - July 2019

  • Hired and directed the largest social team in Beast history with 24/7 remote shifts

  • Worked closely with 40+ newsroom, training them on social best practices and reporting tools such as SEO, Instagram, Twitter, Reddit

  • Reported about race, #MeToo and mental health; wrote quick hits about trending news; edited and appeared on video

  • Spearheaded Instagram rebranding; saw 167% follower growth

  • Launched and moderated The Binge, a Facebook group for fans of streaming TV shows with the goal of increasing engagement

  • Oversaw implementation of custom CMS SEO headline field; articles with optimized headlines ultimately performed 50% better

  • Led social strategy for new products such as membership, podcasts, newsletters, e-commerce

  • Ran paid social ad campaigns for Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

Social Media Editor | June 2016 - November 2017

  • Live-covered political events like the 2016 presidential debates and election day, cultural events (Oscars, Emmys, Olympics), and during breaking news (Parkland shooting; the Mueller report rollout)

  • Created story packages for exclusives and long-form pieces


Poynter Institute Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media | 2019

I was selected from more than 450 applicants to participate in a weeklong, intensive leadership program at the Poynter Institute, along with 29 other female leaders in digital media


Comedy Central

Production Coordinator | November 2014 - May 2016

The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore

  • Ran all social for late-night TV show The Nightly Show, singling out moments in real time for video clips and memes.

  • Coordinated social promotion with guests/talent

  • Managed @TheColbertReport, growing its following by 400%

  • Ran social and digital for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart’s final episode

  • Coordinated four-month digital finale period of The Colbert Report

  • Served as first digital/social copy writer for the @midnight pilot season


Cosmopolitan

Assisted the Editor-in-Chief and Entertainment Director

Editorial Assistant |

2012 - 2013


REDBOOK

Editorial Intern | 2011

  • Selected to be part of full-time, paid Hearst Internship program

  • Wrote several items for print and online


Garnet & Black

The student magazine of the University of South Carolina

Editor-in-Chief | 2010 – 2011

Executive Editor | 2011

Social Editor | 2009 – 2010




EDUCATION

  • University of South Carolina – Honors College

  • Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology, Minor in Italian

  • Magna Cum Laude


Skills + TOOLS

  • Adobe Suite

  • Analytics & social tools (Google Analytics, Parse.ly, Newswhip, CrowdTangle, Dataminr, SocialFlow)

  • Writing and editing

  • Event coordination

  • Photography 

  • Punning