Resume

“A versatile journalist with a passion for storytelling who wants to give a voice to the voiceless on a global scale.”

 
 

Editorial Experience

Communications Associate / august 2017-Dec.2017

Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, Marietta, GA

  • Develop a social media strategy

Editorial Student Assistant / Sept. 2014-Jan. 2014

The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

  • Wrote press releases and edited websites

Newsroom Intern / August 2014-Dec. 2016

The Tuscaloosa News, Tuscaloosa, AL

  • Edited and designed layouts as a copy editor
  • Worked as a general assignment reporter

Reporting Intern / June 2016-July 2016

The Daily Home, Talladega, AL

  • Covered the crime beat, created features and took photos during breaking news

Freelancer / May 2015-August 2015

Tuscaloosa Magazine, Tuscaloosa, AL

  • Generated five features under deadline

News Intern / May 2015-August 2015

WVUA23, Tuscaloosa, AL

  • Edited and linked videos for newscast
  • Shot B-roll and compiled scripts

News Intern / August 2014-Dec. 2014

Alabama Public Radio, Tuscaloosa, AL

  • Cut audio into newscasts

Skills

DSLR photography and videography, ADVANCED

Photoshop, ADVANCED

InDesign, INTERMEDIATE

Social media datamining, INTERMEDIATE

HTML and CSS, ELEMENTARY

Leadership/Activities

Co-Founder and President, JAN. 2016-JAN. 2017

International Communications Club

Social Media Monitor, NOV. 2016

Electionland by Pro-Publica

Co-Founder and Secretary, FEB. 2014-APRIL 2015

Arabic Culture Club

Student Leader and Photographer, AUGUST 2014

Blackbelt Action

International Experience

News Intern / June 2017

The Courier Mail, Brisbane, Australia

  • Shadowed reporters for a week and wrote two business articles

Writer and Photographer / Sept. 2016-April 2017

Alpine Living Issue VII, New Zealand

  • Visited New Zealand for two weeks in March to gather content for the travel magazine

Writer and photographer / Jan. 2016-May 2016

Vida Magazine, Chile

  • Interviewed in Spanish and translated into English
  • Created multimedia publication for American audience

Writer and Photographer / Sept. 2014-April 2015

Alpine Living Issue VI, England and Wales

  • Managed multicultural interviews and helped produce a travel magazine within a month

Study Abroad: Australia / Feb.2017-June 2017

Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane

Study Abroad: Morocco / August 2015-Dec. 2015

AmidEast Regional Studies in French, Rabat

International Student Ambassador / May 2014

Serbian Fellowship, Belgrade and Nis

Languages

French, FLUENT

Spanish, PROFICIENT

Arabic, PROFICIENT

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Information Sciences MAY 2017

The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

Major: Journalism

Minor: International Studies

University Honors Program, GPA: 3.9/4.0

Honors

Graduated summa cum laude, MAY 2017

Kappa Tau Alpha Honors Society Member, 2014