Work Experience

Editorial Intern

Jun. 2019 — Present

Polygon.com, a Vox Media Affiliate 

I contribute content daily to Polygon.com, a video game news site. I identify and write daily news hits in addition to long-form reports. 

Contributor

Dec. 2018 — Present, on hiatus while in NY

Dec. 2017 — Nov. 2018

Twin Cities Geek Magazine

I cover local video game news for Twin Cities Geek Magazine.

Staff Writer

Dec. 2017 — Nov. 2018

Podcast Review from the Los Angeles Review of Books

I write cultural criticism on "geek related" podcasts for a new channel of the Los Angeles Review of Books called Podcast Review

Program Assistant

Jun. 2018 — May 2019

Citizens Utility Board

 

I proofread and edit all web and communications materials before they are published. I create informational materials and contribute blog posts.

Engagement Fellow & Project Lead   

May 2016 — Dec. 2016 

Midwest Energy News

 

I researched, contacted and recruited promotional partners from over 160 organizations. I published and edited landing pages for 40 Under 40 website.

Writing Tutor & Teacher's Assistant

Macalester College Political Science Department

I provided one-on-one support for reading comprehension and writing. I edited and provided feedback on submitted assignments for the professor and edited papers to showcase student work online. 

  Jan. 2017 — May 2017;

 Jan 2018 — May 2018

Awards

Chuck Green Civic Engagement Fellowship

A $5,000 stipend awarded to a student to aid in the completion of a full-time, on-site project at a community-based organization.

Dorothy Dodge Scholarship

Awarded to outstanding female Political Scientist to support her study of the discipline. The scholarship covers half the annual comprehensive cost of tuition, room, and board or approximately $33,000.

Servant Leader Award

"The Servant-Leader Award recognizes those whose actions are congruent with their values, and who thus inspire others to develop their own leadership potential. "

Skills

Software

Microsoft Word Suite and Publisher, Google Drive Suite, Qualtrics, basic HTML coding for web design and Wordpress, and Adobe Illustrator

Language & Grammar

Proficient in Spanish and Italian; Working Proficiency in Portuguese 

Experienced with AP Style.

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