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EDUCATION SKILLS
Southern Methodist University Dallas, TX (Sept. 2013 May 2017) Writing
B.A. Fashion Media | B.A. Journalism | Minor in French | GPA: 3.78 Reporting
Outstanding Achievement in Fashion Media Award | Kappa Tau Alpha National Honor Society Copy Editing
EXPERIENCE AP Style
Editor-in-Chief, SMU Look Dallas, TX (July 2016 May 2017) InDesign
Launched and edited SMUs first fashion magazine, which is a 2017 Associated Collegiate Press Illustrator
Pacemaker finalist and won five awards from the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association, including
Photoshop
first place for feature story and cover design and honorable mention for overall excellence.
Animated GIFs
Editorial Intern, PaperCity Dallas, TX (Jan. 2016 May 2017)
Sample Trafficking
Wrote FOB and web articles, built stories on WordPress, communicated with PR reps, interviewed
DSLR Cameras
celebrities and designers, transcribed interviews, and attended industry events.
Final Cut Pro
Editor-in-Chief, Her Campus SMU Dallas, TX (May 2015 May 2017)
WordPress
Edited and published all content (7-10 stories per week) using the Her Campus CMS, led weekly
editorial meetings, and oversaw social media. Grew total weekly unique visitors and social media MailChimp
followers from 15% to 60% of SMU's undergraduate female population in one year. Won 2017 SEO
March Madness Pinterest Growth Tournament, meaning we had the most weekly Pinterest follower Basic HTML & CSS
growth of 340 chapters during Feb., March, and April 2017. Basic Java
Freelance Writer Dallas, TX and Remote (Dec. 2016 April 2017) Mac/PC
Wrote and reported for DallasObserver.com, TeenVogue.com, and Arts + Culture Texas magazine. Facebook
Fashion Columnist, The Daily Campus Dallas, TX (May 2016 Dec. 2016) Instagram
Wrote two columns per month for print and weekly fashion news roundups for web. Twitter
Beauty Intern, Marie Claire New York, NY (May 2016 Aug. 2016) Snapchat
Trafficked samples, communicated with PR reps, organized closet, pitched display copy, Pinterest
transcribed interviews, wrote shot lists, attended desksides and events, produced Snapchat LinkedIn
stories, and researched for Oct. 2016 Next Big Thing. Vimeo
National News Blogger, Her Campus Media Remote (Feb. 2016 May 2016) Microsoft Outlook
Wrote four breaking news stories per week using the Her Campus CMS. Microsoft Word
Editor, SMUFashionMedia.com Dallas, TX (Aug. 2015 Dec. 2015) Microsoft PowerPoint
Edited and published all content on the blog using WordPress and led story meetings. Organization
Copy Desk Chief, The Daily Campus Dallas, TX (May 2015 Dec. 2015) Multitasking
Copy edited each issue and daily posts online. French
Editorial Intern, Coastal Virginia Magazine Virginia Beach, VA (June 2015 Aug. 2015) ORGANIZATIONS &
Pitched and wrote blogs for home, health and beauty, and bride verticals, pitched and wrote FOBs, LEADERSHIP
sourced images, and edited the Editors Picks and calendar entries for web and monthly issues.
SMU Honor Council
Digital Intern, WHRO Public Media Norfolk, VA (May 2015 July 2015) (Sept. 2013 May 2017)
Wrote for the online A&E and news/opinion verticals, researched for web content and video Board Member
production, and developed Q&A series with local artists and musicians for arts blog.
SMU Retail Club
Daytime Copy Editor, The Daily Campus Dallas, TX (Jan. 2015 May 2015) (Sept. 2013 May 2017)
Copy edited two issues per week and the online news and sports verticals daily. President
Fashion Show Producer
CERTIFICATIONS
Diplme de Franais Professionnel Mode Alpha Chi Omega
CCI Paris Ile-de-France (Aug. 2017) (Jan. 2014 May 2017)
Campus Involvement Chair
Parsons X Teen Vogue Certificate in Fashion Industry Essentials Alpha Chi Couture
Parsons School of Design The New School (Sept. 2016)