I SEEK TO TELL COMPELLING STORIES AND CONTRIBUTE TO THE GLOBAL COMMUNITY THROUGH CONNECTING EXPERIENCES.
RELATING TO THE WORLD AND TO PEOPLE THROUGH WRITING AND VIDEO.
WRITING & RESEARCH
Eugene Weekly 04/2014 -10/2014
CONTEMPORARY ISSUES COORDINATOR
The Cultural Forum 09/2013 - 06/2014
Managed funding for the University of Oregon to organize cultural events. Host films, lectures, and charity drives. Produce comedy shows with national headlining comedians. Liaised with agents and worked with talent directly on show day. Managed advertising. Instruct students on projects.
The Big Issue - 03/2012- 06/2012
Cape Town, South Africa
Researched news stories, profiles, book and music reviews. Writing for both print and the web with a focus on human rights and social justice. Designed page layout for the magazine and advertising for The Cape Times.
OSPIRG - 01/2011 -06/2011
Planned charity events for Hunger and Homelessness in Lane County.
Nielsen Media Research - 12/2009- 08/2010
Collaborated in a team environment to collect market research.
50th Anniversary March on Washington Documentary
ONGOING INTERVIEW PROJECT:
CIVIL RIGHTS THEN AND NOW
Filmed interviews with key participants including Taylor Branch, Julian Bond, and John Lewis.
The Stranger - Summer 2013
SUMMER AWARDS SERIES
Worked with Seattle artists and filmakers in planning a summer awards event series in collaboration with The Stranger and A&P Magazine.
Duck TV - 9/2011 -3/2012
Filmed and directed for campus television station.Created weekly shot list and storyboard. Prepared set, acted.