Résumé

Work Experience

The Real Deal, reporter | October 2015-Present
Cover policy and politics as it pertains to the high-stakes world of New York City real estate. Resident architecture and zoning wonk. Write breaking news and long-form features for the web, as well as for the monthly print edition of the magazine.

NJ Advance Media, reporter | October 2013-October 2015
Reported breaking news, crime, government, business and education in Hudson County, N.J., for NJ.com. Took photos and video to accompany stories. Busted out enterprise stories that appealed to a statewide, digital audience.

Law360, reporter | March 2013-October 2013
Covered developments in major business litigation. Focused on white collar crime, bankruptcy, class actions, mergers/acquisitions, securities and government contracts. Wrote headlines, tagged stories for practice areas and assured that story contained most recent developments in case.

The Express-Times, reporter | Feb. 2012-March 2013
Wrote crime-related breaking news, investigative pieces, briefs, features and profiles in Warren and Hunterdon counties, while also incorporating any possible connection with the newspaper’s Pennsylvania coverage. Covered superior court proceedings in criminal and civil matters.

The Star-Ledger, copy-editor and paginator for the universal desk | November 2011-February 2012
Worked with stories for print and online for the largest circulated newspaper in New Jersey. Edited news, features, sports, editorial and entertainment stories for style, grammar, accuracy and coherence. Wrote headlines and photo captions. Designed pages for various county Sunday editions and daily sections.

The New Jersey Herald, editorial assistant and reporter| May 2011-November 2011
Assumed role of newsroom gatekeeper and eventually, reporter. Balanced administrative duties, with writing daily stories for the news, lifestyle and special sections. Took on more assignments by pitching ideas to the news editor. Wrote business and local briefs, obituaries and wedding announcements.

Education

M.S., Columbia University | May 2012- May 2014
Major: Journalism with a concentration in digital media

B.A., The College of New Jersey | Aug. 2008 – May 2011
Majors: Journalism and professional writing and English
Magna cum laude

Skills
Adobe: InDesign, Photoshop, Final Cut Pro 7, Lightroom 4 | Databases: PACER, EDGAR, Nexis, Acris | Microsoft: Word, Excel | CMS: WordPress, Moveable Type | Social media/other: Twitter, Facebook, Reddit, Storify | Photography, video | Working familiarity with HTML & Python | AP Style

Awards
National Association of Real Estate Editors architecture award | 2016
The College of New Jersey Journalism Award | 2011
New Jersey Collegiate Press Association Awards | 2011
New Jersey Press Foundation Summer Internship and Scholarship awardee | 2010
Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society International Conference selected presenter | 2010, 2011

Internships
The Courier-Post, New Jersey Herald, W.W. Norton & Company

 References: Provided upon request