RESUME

 

EDUCATION

 

 

Master of Science | Columbia University School of Journalism | May 2017

  • Coursework: Focused on in-depth audio storytelling by learning investigative techniques including Python, Excel and Tableau to find stories through data. Radio reporter and producer for weekly live show, Uptown Radio.  Jobs included sound editing/mixing, newscast production, interview/produce 2ways and directing. National politics beat covered Republicans crossing political lines on the Affordable Care Act and federal money wasted on disaster hit areas. Other stories include a piece on local Native American tribal support for protestors of the DAPL pipeline and interviewed The New Yorker Editor in Chief, David Remnick on Bob Mankoff’s retirement.

  • Master’s Thesis: Produced a 30-minute podcast as part of a mini-series exploring the impact of climate change

    • Focused on two Staten Island neighborhoods spearheading a community driven government buy-out of their homes after Hurricane Sandy. Highlighting government’s efforts for long-term resilience programs.

Bachelor of Arts | University of California, Davis | June 2015 

  • Majors: Comparative Literature and French

    • Related coursework:  Hosted and produced a radio show in Bordeaux, France on how French and Americans perceived cultural stereotypes.  

 

                                                                      

MEDIA EXPERIENCE

Intern | The Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC | New York, NY                                          June 2017- Aug. 2017

  • Call screening, checking/booking guests and pitching ideas for the show.

  • Research subjects and audio editing.

  • Website content maintenance and social media outreach.

General Reporter | Polish National Public Radio | Warsaw, PL                                 Sept. 2014-May 2016

  • Reported, scripted, narrated and produced 3-5 minute packages five days a week for daily 30-minute live English news broadcast. Stories include analysis of Poland’s credit rate downgrade and the economic ties with Croatia.

  • Covered political conflict in the country, including a story on voting patterns after communist rule.

  • Produced and hosted a weekly eight-minute interview program and chose topics and booked interviews.

  • Translated Polish news to English and provided context for a foreign audience.

General Newsroom Director| KDVS Radio | Davis, Ca                                              Oct. 2014- June 2015

  • Re-invented a dying news department of the student run radio station broadcasting to the greater Sacramento area. Expanded news internship program from two to 15 positions. Re-introduced five-minute hourly news briefs and a 30-minute weekly news program.

  • Spent an average of 30 to 40 hours weekly managing interns, hosting the weekly news program and producing stories ranging from Occupy Wall Street and Black Lives Matter protests to California’s drought.

SKILLS & ABILITIES 

  • Polish (Written & Spoken), French (Fluent), Audition, Dalet, Hindenburg, Microsoft Suite, Tableau, SQLite, DataMinr, Social Media Proficiency (Twitter/Facebook/Instagram/Reddit)

           Other:Worked in a science lab for two years specifically analyzing the development of neurons in                mice from age 0 to day 10 in order to understand the development of hearing and how to eventually            apply to deaf people. Was a co-author of a scientific paper and received the grant to present results            in Hong Kong and Singapore.

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