Executive Assistant, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia
New York, 2013 – Present
Manage all meetings, appointments, travel arrangements, and expense reports for the Chief Revenue Officer (EVP) and Advertising Sales team. Maintain complex executive calendars and take initiative in executive’s absence. Contribute to print and web editorial projects and prepare presentations for Executive Board Meetings.
Merchandising Assistant, One Kings Lane
New York, 2011 – 2013
One Kings Lane is the leading home décor flash sale website, reaching over 6-million customers and driving over $200 million revenue in 2012. I maintained the daily Art sales focusing on the target customer, key price points, market opportunities and specific vendor growth. Since joining the company, my team of three has increased revenue in our category (Art) by 100%.
Coordinator of Network Distribution, Fox Broadcasting Company
Los Angeles, 2010 – 2011
Performed administrative duties, such as coordinating special projects, preparing meetings, and managing departmental needs. Served as the first line of defense to 70 affiliates. Prepared 11 Station Affiliation Agreements (staying apprised of deal points, legal ramifications, etc.).
The Daily Mustang Website, Southern Methodist University
Dallas, 2008 – 2010
Interactive News Editor
Contributed to the launch and development of SMU’s multi-platform, 24-hour interactive news website (headquartered in the Division of Journalism’s convergence newsroom). Produced online multi-media packages (videos, written content and photo slideshow).
Initiated the multi-media brand campaign to develop awareness and credibility among Dallas community. Responsible for all social media initiatives. Attracted over 1,000 Twitter followers in first year through social networking sites (such as Twitter, Facebook, etc.). Adapted news headlines for SMU’s Convergence Lab Media Ticker.
Contributing Writer, Reporter and Blog Editor
Chief Student Reporter covering George W. Bush Presidential Center at SMU. Spent five months covering breaking news, enterprise stories, and nation-wide controversies with relation to G.W. Bush Presidential Policy Institute and Library.
Interviewed the President of the George W. Bush Foundation, Mark Langdale, and the Director of G.W. Bush Library, Alan Lowe. Granted exclusive press access to press conferences with Former President and First Lady.
Covered breaking news stories, including George W. Bush’s surprise visit to SMU’s campus.
Anchor and Multi-Media Reporter, SMU “Daily Update” News Broadcast
Dallas, 2007 – 2010
Anchored, directed, produced, and reported for SMU-TV’s daily morning news broadcast. Conducted interviews, researched and developed news leads, edited video and audio news packages for on-air broadcast for cable TV station. Handled the tasks of producing and directing complete news packages covering education, legal affairs, and politics.
KDAF-TV CW Network News Intern, The 33 News
Pitched, researched, and field produced news packages for evening broadcast. Assisted producers, correspondents, video editors and camera crew. Hands-on field reporting experience. Contributed Web content, online photo galleries and Twitter updates.
KTTV FOX News Intern, Good Day LA
Los Angeles, Summers 07 – 08
Edited video clips for Emmy Awards reel. Assisted writing broadcast stories for on-air newscast. Covered breaking news stories with field reporters. Worked closely with news producers. Intern with Entertainment Producer Bill Cipolla.
The Tennis Channel, Mercedes-Benz Cup
Los Angeles, 2003
On-air reporting for Mercedes-Benz Cup tennis tournament.
SMU Hunt Leadership Scholar (06-10)
Full SMU tuition scholarship; honoring 20-25 students each year who demonstrate outstanding leadership and strong academic performance.
SMU “Outstanding Greek Leader Award” (10)
One of SMU’s highest honors; the A. Kenneth Pye Award; for exceptional accomplishments in leadership, scholarship, campus involvement and community involvement.
One of Marymount’s most prestigious accomplishments; the award presented at graduation celebrating the senior with the most outstanding achievements in leadership, scholarship and community service.
Kappa Alpha Theta Beta Sigma Chapter (07-present)
Vice President Administration (09-10)
Supervised the general mechanics of chapter, and assumed the role of Chapter President in her absence. Reported and communicated regularly with District Advisor, alumnae & university administration.
Vice President Panhellenic (08-09)
Liaison between Kappa Alpha Theta and SMU community. Contributed through involvement, leadership, academic, philanthropic projects, school spirit, and overall support.
Student Body President, Marymount High School (05-06)
Marymount High School (Los Angeles) Student Body President, ASB President of Student Council. Oversaw all school student activities. Also Junior Class President, Sophomore Class Representative, and Freshman Class President.
Marymount Ambassador (02-05)
Regularly traveling the Los Angeles area as the school’s representative giving presentations, speeches,, and leading discussion groups. Also in Marymount Leadership Conference, and National Honor Conference.
Founder of “Kids Helping Kids” (05-06)
Los Angeles Children’s Hospital fundraiser. Sold CDs in local stores to raise money; press coverage on success of the initiative and contribution to the hospital.
Final Cut Pro, AVID iNews, Audacity, iMovie, knowledgeable with technical directing, Server, Anchor, Audio Board, CG, versatile with studio cameras, and directing and producing
Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Adobe Photoshop, Switch
Volleyball (played on State Championship team in California, and played in National Volleyball Tournament) , tennis, swimming (won “Coaches Award” for leadership, spirit and discipline), ice skating (Southern California Figure Skating Champion, and competed in National Figure Skating Competition)
Southern Methodist University Dallas, Texas (06-10)
Bachelor of Arts Degree, Meadows School of Journalism
Major in Convergence Journalism, with a Minor in Psychology
Marymount High School Los Angeles, California (02-06)
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