EDUCATION

Harvard University Bachelor of Arts in English, Cum Laude

MEDIA EXPERIENCE

Country Living Magazine, Hearst

Senior Editor, October 2016-Present

·       Reporting directly to editor-in-chief, top edit and oversee production of front-of-book Check List section and several other columns, identifying design trends, travel destinations, and entertaining ideas to feature

·       Pitch and produce feature packages, including “The Country’s 100 Most Creative People” for the January/February 2018 issue and "Secrets of Small-Town Charm" for the April 2018 issue

·       Conceive of and execute buzz- and revenue-generating ideas, including events, strategic partnerships, and opportunities for native integration

Coastal Living Magazine, Time Inc., Birmingham, AL

Associate Features Editor (Previously Assistant Editor and Editorial Assistant), June 2013-October 2016

·       Pitched, reported, and wrote articles for all sections. Wrote more than seventy print pieces including profiles on noteworthy coastal characters, service-oriented feature packages, and travel stories exploring destinations from the Caribbean to California

·       Oversaw trend-driven “What’s on Our Radar” section, including fashion, food, travel, and lifestyle content

·       Generated digital-first content and translated in-book content to digital; Oversaw strategy and logistics for “Daily Catch” blog, including assigning and editing staffers’ posts

O, The Oprah Magazine, Hearst, New York, New York

American Society of Magazine Editors Intern, May-August 2012

·       Conducted background research and interviews for front of book and feature stories; Pitched and wrote a profile for November 2012 print feature “Politics Unusual: 12 Elected Officials Who Get Things Done”

Make it Happen Magazine, Harvard University Women in Business, Cambridge, MA

Co-Director, May-November 2011

·       Planned and managed editing and production of annual nationally-distributed print magazine published by Harvard’s largest campus business organization

·       Secured Rachel Zoe as cover celebrity; conducted interview and wrote feature story  

 

FASHION EXPERIENCE

Bow & Drape (previously named Zoora), Boston, Massachusetts

PR and Marketing Consultant, September 2011-January 2012

·       Pitched company to press outlets and ran social media accounts and blog

·       Represented the brand at fashion shows and startup expos

·       Organized focus groups to evaluate the functionality of the site

Teen Vogue Magazine, Conde Nast, New York, New York

Fashion Closet Intern, May-August 2011

·       Tracked and organized large volume of merchandise and visited designer showrooms

Washington Life Magazine, Washington, D.C.

Assistant Digital Producer, May-August 2010

·       Covered high-profile fashion, political, and social events with articles and video

Lana Orloff Style, LLC, Washington, D.C.

Intern, April-June 2009

·       Scheduled and attended client appointments for a personal and commercial stylist

South Moon Under Boutique, Arlington, VA

Sales Associate, March 2007-November 2008

·       Studied quarterly trends to style customers and merchandise inventory

 

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT AND INTERESTS

·       Co-Chair, Harvard Club of Birmingham Academics and Scholarships Committee (Organize alumni interviews for 400+ high school applicants in Alabama each year)

·       Barre Instructor at Neighborhood Barre Birmingham, teaching 2-3 classes/week

·       Certified PADI SCUBA diver (up to 40 feet)