Emma Carew Grovum

777 7
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St. NW APT 819
Washington, D.C. 20001
www.emmacarewgrovum.com
(cell) (952) 412-8342
emma.carew@gmail.com
@emmacarew

PROFESSIONAL MEDIA
Foreign Policy magazine – Homepage & Social Media Editor Nov. 2013 to present
• Manage homepage curation and analytics for ForeignPolicy.com, social media accounts, digital strategy.
• Oversee team for social media production, newsletters, data visualization, and news apps development.
• Editorial project manager for migration to WordPress VIP; lead staff training and collaborate with tech developers.
• Work with design director to set in-house style and data guidelines for graphics, visualizations and maps.
Being Geek Chic – Nerd Nosh Expert-in-Residence Aug. 2012 to present
• Developing, photographing and blogging nerdy recipes for www.beinggeekchic.com on a bi-monthly basis.
The Chronicle of Philanthropy – Special Projects Researcher Dec. 2009-June 2010 / Oct. 2012 to Nov. 2013
• Project manager (led data collection, analysis, visualization) for annual reports on grant making, online fundraising,
executive compensation. Contributed to projects on donor-advised funds, corporate philanthropy, endowments.
• Worked with reporters and editors to expand data coverage in Donors of the Future and Giving USA special reports.
• Contributed social media reporting; work with web team on newsroom social media strategy and staff training.
Webbmedia Group – Community Manager July 2012 to present
• Social media trainer and community engagement consultant for various Webbmedia Group projects and clients.
ThreeSixty Journalism – Creative and Content Strategist, ProtectMyRep project July to Sept. 2013
• Worked with an editor, high school journalism students and web developer to build online tutorial/app to educate
students about social media use and help them protect their reputation and privacy online.
The Cooking Club magazine – Digital Editor Dec. 2011 to June 2012
• Managed copy, photos, multimedia, analytics for www.cookingclub.com; managed Facebook, Twitter
engagement and promotions; developed new Pinterest account; created social guidelines for users and Brand
Ambassadors; edited Food Now! e-newsletter with 330,000 circulation; occasionally shot and produced video.
Diversify Journalism With Me – Founder, co-curator Jan. 2011 to present
• This curated list identifies journalists from diverse backgrounds for jobs, conferences, panels, and governing boards.
The Star Tribune – Local reporter July 2010 to Jan. 2011 / Oct. to Dec. 2011
• Covered schools, cities and small businesses; frequently shot photos and video; contributed social media reporting.
– Digital Producer, startribune.com Jan. 2011 to Oct. 2011
• Managed homepage and local pages; enhanced coverage with Storify, timelines, maps, documents; developed
social media strategy; doubled Twitter following; grew Facebook interactions by 1700%; trained 40+ reporters, editors.
SKILLS/SOFTWARE
• Digital storytelling: news blogging and blog design; news and sports photography; audio/video gathering and
production (DSLR and mobile); web content strategy.
• Data journalism: data collection, analysis, and visualization for print and web; survey design; FOI requests.
• Social media: newsroom and individual training for Tweetdeck/Hootsuite/Buffer, analytics tools, mobile apps and
best practices; organization-wide strategy; management and growth of branded accounts.
• Software: Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks, InDesign, Tableau, Google Fusion Tables, Google Charts, Audacity,
Soundslides, Final Cut Pro, iMovie, MySQL, Filemaker. Coding skills: HTML, CSS, basic Javascript and Python.
LEADERSHIP/EDUCATION
Asian American Journalists Association: DC chapter, VP for Digital Media, 2013 conference program chair, MN
chapter past-president; Online News Association: past local organizer, ONA-Twin Cities; ThreeSixty Journalism: 2002
alumna, created alumni networking group, content strategist for new web app.
Awards: Certificate of Completion, Reynolds Center for Business Journalism (2013); AAJA 2011 Chapter of the Year
(Minnesota); Knight Digital Media Center, Web 2.0 fellowship (June 2011), Chips Quinn Scholars (2009).
Skillcrush Digital Blueprint: currently working through a 12-week, web training for HTML, CSS, Javascript and Ruby.

The University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, B.A. in journalism, minors in art history and Korean studies