I am a writer, editor, and journalist for print, radio, and online. With in-depth research, passion for narrative, and an ear for style, I produce content on everything from conservation to higher education, local food to business insurance.
- M.F.A. candidate in Creative Writing, Boston University, 2014-present
- B.A. in Creative Writing and Literature, Hampshire College, 2009-2013
- Spanish Philology, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 2012 (student exchange)
- Spanish (fluent)
- Norwegian bokmål (conversational and reading proficiency)
Boston University CAS Office of Communications, Boston, MA, 2014-present
Editor/Writer: work includes researching, conducting interviews, and writing articles about the College of Arts & Sciences at Boston University for the school's main website, program websites, and arts&sciences magazine.
Professional Marketing Associates, Amherst, MA, 2013-present
Newsletter Contributor: work includes writing articles related to business insurance for the company's client newsletter, BtoB Advantage.
New Hampshire Magazine, Manchester, NH, 2013-present
Contributor: work includes pitching and writing articles about events in New Hampshire, and features of the state, for the print and online versions of the magazine.
PREVIOUS WORK EXPERIENCE
New Hampshire Public Radio, Concord, NH, 2011-2014
Contributor (2013-2014): work included pitching ideas, writing scripts, conducting interviews, and editing and producing radio news pieces of all sizes, as well as writing articles for Foodstuffs, NHPR's blog about food and food production in the state.
Freelance Reporter (Summer 2012): work included pitching ideas, writing scripts, conducting interviews, and editing and producing news features.
News Intern (Summer 2011): work included pitching stories, writing scripts, conducting interviews, editing and producing news features and spots, and editing and uploading those pieces as web content. My feature stories focused on New Hampshire's agricultural identity, highlighting developments in food production in the state.
The Nature Conservancy in New Hampshire, Concord, NH, 2013
Contract Writer: work included writing articles on the Nature Conservancy's current projects in New Hampshire, for print and online publications.
Hampshire College Office of Communications, Amherst, MA, 2009-2013
Editorial Assistant: work included writing articles published on the Hampshire website, e-newsletter, Facebook page, and in Non Satis Scire: The Hampshire Magazine for Alumni and Friends, interviewing and researching, editing, proofreading, pitching stories, maintaining and updating records, selecting quotes for the college's Tumblr, and providing feedback on web layout.
Conservation New Hampshire, Concord, NH, 2010 (summer)
Intern (Content Writer): work included writing web articles, interviewing, researching, pitching stories, and creating a Community Sponsored Agriculture directory for the state. My articles included a series exploring the relationship between New Hampshire's natural environment and the arts.
FELLOWSHIPS, SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS
Teaching Fellowship at Boston University, 2014
Tent Journalism Conference Fellowship at Tablet Magazine, June 2014
Tent Writers' Conference Fellowship, June 2013
Johnson Scholarship, 2009-2013
Peter M. Ewald 82F Memorial Scholarship, 2012 (to support study abroad)
Hampshire College Ingenuity Award, 2011 (for communications work)
- Coordinator of Writers at the Black Box reading series, 2014-present
- Editor and Event Coordinator of Quick Brown Fox: The Five College Literary Magazine, 2012-2013
- Toastmasters International, 2010
- Hampshire College Theatre, 2009-2012