The Daily Hunch: New York, NY
Nov 2015 – Present
Created my own brand as a passion project: a content-centric astrology resource that launched in January 2017. Handled every aspect of the business aside from coding & logo design.
Editor (2017 - Present)
Associate Editor (2013 - 2017)
Lebhar-Friedman: New York, NY
June 2013 – Present
Pitch and write stories for the web & print editions of HBSDealer, a home improvement trade magazine. Produce email marketing campaigns, manage social media, make final proofs, attend trade shows.
Greenpointers: New York, NY
Oct 2015 – Sept 2016
Managed coverage for Greenpoint’s local news blog (with a particular focus on urban development and environmental issues). Wrote, edited, assigned stories; coordinated social media.
New York, NY
Feb 2013 – Sept 2016
Published in Slate, Bedford + Bowery, The Hairpin, Greenpointers & Alt Citizen on topics ranging from music criticism to sneeze reflexes.
Copywriter & Media Relations Manager
Lookboard Modern Design: New York, NY
Nov 2012 – June 2013
Managed media outreach for an e-commerce home design startup. Wrote product descriptions, website/ad copy, blog posts, email marketing content, press releases, and designer profiles/Q&As.
Brafton: Boston, MA
June 2011 – Feb 2012
Managed team of writers, liaised between departments, developed editorial calendars, handled client communications. Edited, wrote, fact-checked articles, oversaw SEO and content strategy.
Brafton: Boston, MA
Nov 2010 – June 2011
Authored, peer-edited daily news stories and branded articles for a roster of lifestyle, entertainment, tech, and business clients.
International Blog Analyst
Reuters, Christian Science Monitor
Sept – Dec 2010
Researched, recommended undiscovered blogs for world news sites through internship with John Wilpers Media Consulting. Wrote story for second annual “Innovations in Magazines World Report” (FIPP).
Boston Spirit Magazine: Boston, MA
June – Aug 2009
Researched and wrote articles, arts calendars, reviews, news/statistics pages. Assisted with proofing, editing, promotions at events.
Rolling Stone Magazine: Madrid, Spain
Jan – May 2009
Translated articles to aid story selection. Researched international arts/culture events. Determined suitable content for the Spanish market.
Boston University College of Communication
Bachelor of Science in Magazine Journalism, Minor in English
Fluent in English and Russian, intermediate-level Spanish. AP Style. SEO, social media, content strategy. Wordpress, Drupal, Photoshop, InDesign, Canva, Experian, Sailthru, Hootsuite, Microsoft Office.
I’m an avid lindy hopper, astrologer, and jazz enthusiast. And yes, I dance balboa and blues, too.