Links to clips, web work and more. As always, feel free email or tweet if you’d like to talk more.
Work with the team at PBS NewsHour and PBS NewsHour partners, including local stations, to find new ways to bring the news to many different online communities. Experiment, engage and tell stories in different and interesting ways with social media, curation and more.
Act as an online leader, including training staff and advocating for innovative new media uses online and on air.
Manage and set best practices for social media accounts, including:
- Facebook: http://facebook.com/newshour
- Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/pbsnewshour, http://pinterest.com/newshourartbeat
- Twitter: http://twitter.com/newshour
Some examples of writing and posts I’ve written as well:
- Pinterest: Romney and Obama Campaigns Pin for Voters
- Occupy Wall Street Protests Expand
- What Do You Want in a Jobs Plan?
- Social Media Curation Tool Storyful Helps Separate News From Noise
- Tweet Your Thanksgiving Travel TSA Screening Experience
Washington Week With Gwen Ifill and National Journal
Worked with staff of the weekly current-events discussion show to create a short and long-term digital and social media strategy. Page views went up 71 percent over a three month test period, Facebook post views went up 194 percent and Facebook post feedback went up 313 percent.
NPR Intern Edition: Remix
As executive producer of NPR’s Intern Edition in Spring 2010, I worked with 30 interns to put together a half-hour multimedia show, site and semester-long blog.
NPR Intern Edition: Remix Blog
I was one of two undergraduate students to be included in the workshop for “The Comment,” the award-winning graduate student magazine of Boston University’s College of Communication.
My feature about Destiny USA– a mega-mall that many said could be the city of Syracuse’s economic salvation– won second place, AEJMC Feature Magazine article [PDF]:
“…extremely well reported, and masterfully weaves colorful detail with economic and demographic data. ” [PDF]
I was an active member of Boston University’s independent student newspaper The Daily Free Press. I began as a writer, and quickly became City Editor. I remained a staff writer until graduating from the College of Communication with a degree in journalism.
- The Gay Men’s Domestic Violence Project Providing assistance to victims of domestic violence in Boston’s LGBT community – Oct. 28, 2009
- MED student pleads not guilty April 22, 2009- I was the City Editor while the alleged “Craigslist Killer” Philip Markoff was arrested and arraigned in Boston.
- Private plan for a public park Council considers restaurant, other additions to Boston Common Dec. 3, 2008
- GOP has low hopes for Obama Nov. 5, 2008