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WORK EXPERIENCE

SmartyPup! 2020-present: Office admin at puppy training school. Act as first point of contact for all emails and calls to the office. Schedule and approve puppies for programs based on factors such as age, breed, and size. Set up furniture and equipment such as cameras. Use Zoho to track client information. Shoot and edit photo and video content for Instagram account.

J. 2017-2019: Editorial assistant at paper serving Bay Area Jewish community. Acted as first point of contact for all emails and calls to the office. Compiled and wrote blurbs for calendars of local events. Built relationships with local organizations and venues. Edited letters, obituaries, and “lifecycles.” Wrote feature stories for paper. Edited photos for print and online editions.

Emerald Media 2013-2016: Arts reporter, later Associate Arts & Culture Editor, at largest student-run University of Oregon publication. Hired, trained, and led teams of reporters and photographers. Pitched and wrote 2-3 pieces a week. Worked collaboratively with designers, photographers, and videographers to produce multimedia content.

FREELANCE EXPERIENCE

Copywriter/PR 2018-present: Write bios and press releases for local artists. Work closely with Ratskin Records, an Oakland label specializing in experimental and underground music.

Journalist 2010-present: Bylines at 48 Hills, Bandcamp Daily, Pitchfork, Resident Advisor, and more. Music columnist at Willamette Week. Created and ran the SF Rebirth blog (2010-2013).

Musician 2010-present: Write, produce, and record my own music. Design album art for independent releases. Promote music through social media.

Internships: San Francisco Bay Guardian (2014), San Francisco Magazine (2015), Eugene Weekly (2016), Willamette Week (2019), Portland Monthly (2020).

EDUCATION

B.A. in Journalism, 2016 Clark Honors College, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
International Baccalaureate, 2012 (with honors) International High School, San Francisco, CA

Skills: Writing, reporting, editing (copy, audio, photo, video), customer service, answering a large volume of calls, multitasking, typing (74 WPM). Camayak, Final Cut Pro, Google Suite, Logic Pro, Microsoft Office, Photoshop, Slack, Squarespace, WordPress, Zoho.