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AMELIA KAUFMAN

45 S. Elliott Place, Brooklyn, NY 11217 akaufman@u.northwestern.edu (415) 497-5981

EDUCATION! Northwestern University Medill School of Graduate Journalism, Evanston, IL, Master of Science Concentration: Interactive Publishing/Magazine Editing Awarded the Robert M. Baker Scholarship and Northwestern Edi. Scholarship Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY, Bachelor of Arts, 2008 - 2012 Concentrations: History/English and Languages (Spanish and Italian) Oxford University Wadham College, Oxford, United Kingdom, Fall 2010 - Summer 2011 Concentrations: Non-Fiction/Literature/History and Arabic SKILLS TECHNICAL Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite CS6/CC gained from graduate-level magazine editing and interactive publishing courses. Trained by Mark Long of Sky News & BBC in Final Cut Pro. Utilized Audacity as part of the Oxford Student Media Team. Familiarity with beginning/intermediate levels of: CSS, HTML, jQuery, Python, PHP, and JavaScript. Regularly utilized Bloomberg Terminal as part of a business reporting class at Northwestern University. Utilized Ektron CMS to manage the Medill Reports platform, and used WordPress to update the Medill Schools CityMag publication. LANGUAGE Spanish - Advanced Intermediate - Six years of academic and field-tested experience Italian - Intermediate - Undergraduate coursework and travel experience Arabic - Elementary/Intermediate - Individual instruction, Wadham College, Oxford University - Level III summer course, School of Continuing Education, New York University RELEVANT EXPERIENCE!
Freelancer, Myspace, New York, NY; August 2013 Researched and wrote a 5,378 word online piece titled: Remembering One Tree Hill: 10 Years of Music and Drama. Intern, The New Yorker Magazine, Cond Nast Publications, New York, NY; January 2012 May 2012 Intern in the Goings On About Town section where duties included fact checking, assembling edited copy, and transcribing interviews. Conducted background research for the theater, art, and film sections, and had several short music features published in the magazines Night Life section. Intern, Vogue Magazine, Cond Nast Publications, New York, NY; October 2009 May 2010 Duties included maintaining the accessories wardrobe, creating fashion boards and organizing office itineraries. Worked on projects for the Creative Director, including assisting on a photo shoot and purchasing items for a column on high-tech accessories. Intern, Cookie Magazine, Cond Nast Publications, New York, NY; Aug. 2009 October 2009 Managed the product closet and wrote for the online version of the magazine, the Nesting Blog. Worked with both managers and clients to ensure that products were appropriately organized for the Holiday Gift Guide photo shoot. Researcher, Professor Nick Mills Non-Fiction Department at Sarah Lawrence College, 2008-2010 Runway Assistant, Simon Spurr and Rachel Antonoff Fashion Week Runway, Spring 2010

PUBLICATIONS!
News Reporter and Columnist, Cherwell Newspaper, Oxford University Writer and Copy Editor, Oxford Internationalist Member, Oxford University Student Web Media Team Assistant News Editor and Writer, Phoenix Newspaper, Sarah Lawrence College Writer, SLC Vanguard, Sarah Lawrence College Contributor, Stand By Task Force/Al Jazeera

COMMUNITY SERVICE! Project Supervisor, Amigos de las Americas, Limn, Costa Rica; Summer 2010 Worked to design and implement a youth leadership and rural development program. Directly managed a team of ten American students. Activities were often conducted in Spanish and success required strong oral communication skills. Also volunteered with the organization in Nicaragua, the Dominican Republic and California.

ACTIVITIES! Member, Senior Gift Committee for Sarah Lawrence College, 2012 Co-Senator of the Admissions Committee, Student Senate of Sarah Lawrence College, 2011 - 2012 Most Valuable Player and Captains Award Winner, Oxford University Varsity Blues Water Polo Club, 2010 - 2011 Member, Sarah Lawrence College Varsity Crew and Swimming, 2008 - 2009