Resume

EDUCATION

Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

Anticipated June 2017

Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications

  • Candidate for Bachelor of Science Degrees in Journalism and Political Science

King’s College London, London, UK

Sept – Dec 2015

Study Abroad Program in History

RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE

CHICAGO TRIBUNE, Chicago, IL

Sept 2016 – Dec 2016

Editorial Intern, Blue Sky Innovation

  • Reported and wrote stories for Blue Sky Innovation section covering technology and entrepreneurship in Chicago
  • Repackaged online Blue Sky content for the Business section of the print newspaper
  • Transcribed interviews, assisted in the creation of profiles and monitored content for the Blue Sky Vault database

NBCNEWS.COM, New York, NY

June 2016 – Aug 2016

Digital News Intern

  • Pitched, reported and wrote stories for U.S. and World sections of NBCNews.com
  • Monitored and aggregated news stories from NBC affiliates and O&O’s to be published on the website
  • Covered breaking news stories including political conventions, terrorism, technology and Brexit

THE DAILY NORTHWESTERN, Evanston, IL

Jan 2014 – April 2016

Campus Reporter, Copy Editor, Assistant In-Focus Editor

  • Reported stories on campus events and topics published and circulated to all Northwestern students and Evanston residents
  • Reviewed stories each week for AP Style, citations and fact checking to ensure the paper’s accuracy
  • Contributed to the creation of 3,000-word In-Focus stories on divisive campus issues through interviews, research and editing

WORK & LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

URJ EISNER CAMP, Great Barrington, MA

Jun 2013 – Aug 2015

Camp Blogger, Counselor, Unit Songleader

  • Produced content for the camp blog, including week-in-reviews for different age groups and in-focus pieces on aspects of camp to allow parents and alumni to stay up-to-date with camp life
  • Coordinated daily activities, supervised and mediated conflict, and developed communication skills of 120 campers with goal of fueling maturation and personal growth

MAYFEST PRODUCTIONS (Dillo Day Music Festival), Evanston, IL

Sept 2013 – Present

Executive Producer

  • Facilitate communication, edit and sign contracts with external vendors, musical artists and university officials, ensuring the successful production of Northwestern’s premiere music festival attended by over 10,000 people
  • Assisted with booking artists and designed a shuttle route and festival schedule to ensure a full festival lineup and safe transportation to the venue for students

CAMP KESEM, Evanston, IL

Oct 2013 – Present

Counselor, Public Relations Committee Member

  • Collaborate with six committee members to promote and fundraise for a week-long regional summer camp for children with parents who have cancer, offering them a supportive and exciting community
  • Compose a monthly newsletter for families to promote camp and profile counselors with goal of stimulating future growth of Northwestern’s chapter
  • Supervise, program, and monitor health and safety for over 50 campers to provide them a week of camp

Northwestern University Dance Marathon (NUDM)Evanston, IL

Mar 2014 – Present

DG/ZBT/AIO Group Head, Alumni University Relations and Finance Board Member

  • Raised $140,725.79 with the Delta Gamma Fraternity and the Alpha Iota Omicron Fraternity for NUDM in support of Starlight Children’s Foundation, which provides emotional and medical support for terminally ill children and their families
  • Created and maintained connections with alumni clubs nationally and internationally involving more alumni in fundraising
  • Monitored and logged cash, check, online and in-kind donations to keep track of total money raised for NUDM 2017

SKILLS

Language: Hebrew (Proficient), Spanish (Proficient)

Computer: HTML and CSS, jQuery, R, Drupal and NewsConnect, Adobe: InDesign, Photoshop, Premiere, WordPress, Microsoft Office