Resumé

Key Experience

Senior Editor

The Pointer / January 2020 – Present

  • Edits a range of stories on politics, culture, local, provincial and federal levels of government.
  • Responsible for story-planning and editing, including line-editing, fact-checking and copy-editing.
  • Writes clear and captivating headlines for all stories.
  • Ensures published copy is free from typos, factual errors and other mistakes.

Editor

Toronto Storeys / August 2019 – December 2019

  • Wrote, assigned and edited breaking news and evergreen content surrounding real estate, development, urban living and transit in the Greater Toronto Area.
  • Managed social media, including Twitter and Facebook, a weekly industry newsletter on Mailchimp and Google Analytics.
  • Successfully identified new segments to increase monthly page views to 295,000/month.

Freelance Journalist & Editor

Self-Employed / September 2016 – Present

  • Contributes reported articles, opinion editorials and narrative essays to more than 20 publications in both print and digitals mediums, most notably for Refinery29, Vice, Salon, CBC News, them, The Cut, Narratively, Now Magazine and Brooklyn Magazine.
  • Provides a broad range of services to clients including but not limited to content creation, copywriting and editing and social media marketing.

Content Marketing Specialist

The Launch Society / September 2018 – April 2019

  • Researched, wrote and edited engaging and insightful industry-specific content for various startups and brands.
  • Developed brand pillars, voice and persona.
  • Developed comprehensive brand strategies to drive qualified leads, brand awareness and conversion.
  • Optimized content performance across several digital channels.

Editorial Intern

West End Phoenix / March 2019 – March 2019

  • Working alongside the Deputy, Senior and Managing Editors, researched, pitched and wrote original hyper-local content for the monthly themed print newspaper.
  • Assisted in marketing, social media, brand strategy and event-planning to build the subscriber base.
  • Digital Marketing Analyst

    Dentons / August 2017 – August 2018

    • Assisted in the build, launch and maintenance of microsites and WordPress blogs.
    • Formatted, optimized and distributed email marketing campaigns, internal and external, including announcements, thought leadership and newsletters and event invitation.
    • Ensured distributions adhere to brand standards, marketing best practices and applicable regulations, including anti-spam laws.
    • Updated and maintained information in the CRM as it relates to marketing and business development activities.
    • Worked with the firm’s lawyers, support staff and business services professionals to build and nurture productive marketing mailing lists.
    • Supported the execution of social media campaigns across LinkedIn, Twitter and other channels using the firm’s social media tools.
    • Performed research and assists with social media projects, analytics and campaign measurement.
    • Assisted in the creation, analysis and interpretation of reports using Google Analytics, CRM, email marketing and social media management platforms.

    Education

    2019 Fellow in Global Journalism

    Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy / University of Toronto

    Intro and Advanced Web Development

    HackerYou / Completed December 2017

    Certificate of Web Intelligence

    University of California, Irvine / Completed March 2016

    Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

    The University of British Columbia / Class of 2014

    Workshops

    The Eyeopener Presents: Reforming Storytelling Equity Reporting Workshop

    Co-Host, January 31, 2020, The Eyeopener at Ryerson University

    Exhibitions

    International Women's Day Exhibition

    Artist, March 8, 2020, Collective Arts Brewing

    Our Future Is Queer: A Sci Fi And Fantasy Exhibition

    Artist, March 20, 2017, Multi-Faith Centre at the University of Toronto