Experience


 Social Media Associate, CBS News, New York, NY, July 2016-Present
– Produce viral video content for CBSNews.com team, like an assault video involving cold chicken and an altercation with an officer falsely telling an Uber driver that he couldn’t record
– Manage “48 Hours” social accounts daily and during show time on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
– Work with brand awareness team to create and develop digital strategies to drive audience engagement before, during and after “48 Hours” broadcasts and CBS News prime-time specials
– Monitor “48 Hours” accounts’ growth through data analysis and work to develop strategies specific to content created by CBS News

Social Media Assistant, CBS News, New York, NY, September 2014-June 2016
– Pitched and wrote stories for 48 Hours’ Crimesider blog, including “‘Not a Gun Free Zone’ signs cause controversy”
– Compile reports on best performing posts and competition observations to “48 Hours” executive producer and CBSNews.com social media manager
– Worked with “48 Hours” correspondents and producers to develop strategies to improve audience engagement on social media

Staff Writer, CBS Interactive, New York, NY, February 2014-August 2014
– Pitched, wrote, researched and conducted interviews for various long-form stories for CBSNews.com, including “Wearable Tech for pets?” and “360-degree underwater cameras explore world’s most stunning coral reefs”
– Covered breaking news such as “Americans not confident Big Bang or evolution is real, poll shows” and “‘Minecraft’ cuts ties with Oculus after Facebook acquisition”
– Drafted and published stories from wires and content partners using proprietary CMS

Intern, Fox News, New York, NY June 2013-August 2013
– Contributed to multiple sections at FoxNews.com, including SciTech, U.S., Entertainment, and Travel
– Pitched and wrote several most-visited articles on the site, such as “Humans in 100,000 years: What will we look like,” “‘Gun map’ newspaper seeks more info on firearms owners,” and “’Top secret’ clearance checks not foolproof”
– Drafted pieces from Fox News contributors using OpenText CMS

Additional projects and publications 
Democrat and ChronicleDragonFlyEye.net | W3R | GreenUpRockland

Education
Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), Rochester, NY
Bachelor of Science, summa cum laude, Journalism, December 2013

Skills
Video production software: Adobe Premiere, AVID and Final Cut Pro
Adobe Creative Suite: Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign and After Effects
Social media analytics and scheduling services: SocialFlow, Sprinklr, TweetDeck, Hootsuite and Buffer

For more information, feel free to check out my LinkedIn profile.