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Freelance Writer

Location:
Pasadena, California, United States
Posted:
March 31, 2019

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Education University of Southern California - M.A. Specialized Journalism (The Arts), May 2014

Specialization: Film, Television, Entertainment

Loyola Marymount University - B.A. English, May 2013 Emphasis: Creative Writing w/ Journalism Certificate Experience

Freelance Writer, Various Outlets; Online and Print Media (Partial Listing Only) – 2014-Present Culture/Lifestyle/News Contributor at: HelloGiggles.com; xoJane.com; MatadorNetwork.com; lacounts.org; tripping.com; California Sunday Magazine Entertainment & Technology/Business Writer at: PromoCodes.com; BreakdownServices.com; StartEngine.com; digital90210.com; ETHIQ.org, IntactInfo.com; Copy Writer/Proofreader for Bodhi Tree; former InStyle Magazine Executive Editor Martha McCully; Editor for SimpleTense.com Actress, SAG-AFTRA; Los Angeles, CA – 2006-Present Multiple Credits in Film, Television, and Commercials: Most Recent Appearances include “Glee” and “Getting On” (Performance Resume Available Upon Request); Extensive Training in Acting Technique (Ongoing) Associate Producer, “Bonnie Boswell Reports,” PBS SoCal; Los Angeles, CA - 2019-Present Multimedia Journalist working closely with the Pre-Production/Production/Post-Production Teams. Work involves researching/writing/proofreading/cutting stories, pre-interviews, setting up shoots, gathering visual elements, fact-checking, transcribing final packaging for closed captioning Journalist/Contributing Writer, Orange County Register; Santa Ana, CA - 2015-Present Contributing writer for the Varsity Arts section of the Sunday paper. Work involves contacting various interview subjects, attending events for accurate research and reporting, as well as keeping specified deadlines for stories News Desk Operator, Engadget, Online Media – 2017

Freelance News Desk operator and editorial assistant for AOL-owned technology website engadget.com Editorial Assistant, Total Beauty Media Group; Los Angeles, CA – 2016-2017 Part-time / Contract assistant for Evolve Media, LLC-owned Lifestyle website, TotalBeauty.com Immigration Reporter, Center For American Progress; Washington, D.C. – 2015-2016 Contract Journalist for GenProgress.org, the youth engagement arm of non-profit liberal think tank CAP; Work includes tracking immigration issues at national level, weekly blogging to raise awareness among Millennial audience, monthly investigative feature stories, and interviewing various subjects while working remotely with D.C.-based editors Investigative Writer/Editor, Barboza & Associates; Los Angeles, CA – 2016 Part-time writer and researcher for Los Angeles-based Civil Rights attorney, Carla D. Barboza Creative Development Intern, Entertainment Industry Foundation; Century City, CA - 2015 Worked closely with Pam Williams Productions and other associate producers on the film/story development end; Duties included script coverage, research, runs Fashion Consultant/Blogger, Spylight Media, LLC; Burbank CA - 2014-2015 Reported on trends in fashion that viewers saw on popular TV shows and developed creative content for company’s blog and website; Also made content shoppable through the official spylight.com website and used company database to ensure valuable information was available Product Marketing & Recruitment (Arts); Learnivore.com; Los Angeles, CA – 2014 Worked closely with CEO and with a distributed team of people representing arts, athletics, and academics nationwide in creating and curating a community of high-quality instructors to form the the interest-based social network Contributing Writer, Neon Tommy; Los Angeles, CA - 2013-2014 Produced online content for Entertainment and Arts & Culture section of USC-based news source in form of blog post or article Communications Editor, The Truth About the Fact: Int. Journal of Literary Nonfiction; Los Angeles, CA - 2013 Edited journal content and assisted in layout/production of annual LMU publication; Acted as liaison between contributing writers and managing editors while also producing visual content, graphics, and photography for PR campaigns Skills Writing and Journalism:

Print/Online/Broadcast, Blogging/Social Media/WordPress, Word/Excel/Powerpoint, Copy Editing, HTML Code, Photography, Adobe CC/Photoshop, Fluent Chinese, Proficient in French Entertainment:

Acting, Singing, Songwriting, Comedy, Improvisation, Screenwriting, Film Production, Casting, Voice Over Pamela

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