Associate Producer/Editor — Social Media
• Curate social media feeds featuring original and wire reporting across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
• Create and execute social plans for original feature reporting and breaking news.
• Report and produce stories based on audience trends and needs.
• Coach newsroom colleagues on social media best practices.
• Produce live conversations emphasizing audience interaction.
• Translate complex reporting into concise social media language.
October 2021-January 2023
Training Supervisor (part-time, contract)
• Planned and executed training webinars for over 20 partner stations to promote community engagement reporting.
• Facilitated an initiative promoting community engagement to promote voter engagement in 2022 elections.
• Assisted public media stations in 25 states to meet their communities information needs.
• Oversaw the use of Hearken engagement platform and GroundSource texting platform.
July 2021- March 2022
• Lead social, newsletter and SEO strategy for the newsroom.
• Edited, produced and wrote our flagship daily newsletter curating local and national news important to readers.
• Developed and executed audience growth strategies, including live and virtual audience building events.
• Grew newsletter subscribers by nearly 57% while increasing open rates by 12-15%.
June 2020- July 2021
The Post and Courier
Digital/Audience Engagement Producer
• Contributed to the climate change reporting for “Rising Waters” that became a Pulitzer Prize Finalist.
• Curated daily email news roundups and worked with reporters to produce several niche topic newsletters.
• Curated the postandcourier.com homepage using news judgment and audience data.
• Worked with a team of producers to maintain the newsroom’s Twitter, Instagram and Facebook presence.
• Produced and edited our weekly news podcast, Understand SC.
Indiana University | Bachelor's Degree
Studied journalism with specializations in graphic design, reporting and editing.
Minored in human-centered computing.
Reporting & research
Community oriented journalism
Google analytics, Parse.ly
Newsletter editing & writing
Copy editing, AP Style
Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Audition & AfterEffects