January 29, 2008


Blogger/Contributor, Iconography the Magazine Blog, Baltimore, MD
7/2009- present
- Blog about the latest in beauty trends, editorials, street style and deals.

Staff Writer/Journalist, SHYMagazine.com, Washington, D.C.
5/2008- present
- Interview notable D.C. area nightlife figures and write stories on current beauty, fashion and nightlife trends and events.

Book Reviewer, Kiwibox.com, New York, NY
4/2008- 4/2009
- Wrote entertaining and engaging book reviews for teens.

City Pulse Editor, BeautyNewsNYC.com, New York, NY
8/2007- 9/2008
- Generated, assigned and edited stories about New York City beauty, fashion, culture and events for weekly e-mail newsletter.
- Reported on beauty and fashion for two NY Fashion Weeks by going backstage and interviewing hairstylists, make-up artists and designers.

Intern/Editorial Assistant, VIBE Magazine/VibeVixen.com, New York, NY
8/2007- 11/2007
- Conducted research for upcoming stories and transcribed interviews for associate editor.
- Assisted in day-to-day maintenance and production of VibeVixen.com web content by writing, editing, formatting and uploading stories to the web site.

Contributing Beauty Assistant, Vibe Vixen Magazine, New York, NY
3/2007- 4/2007; 5/2007- 6/2007
- Assisted Beauty department by researching beauty stories and writing copy for both the magazine and website.
- Corresponded with public relations companies to develop relationships, called-in products and attended beauty industry events.
- Organized beauty closet, updated contact list and filed press releases to ensure efficient recovery.

Winter Editorial Intern, Girls’ Life Magazine, Baltimore, MD
1/2007- 2/2007
- Assisted the editorial team with article, fashion and beauty research and the online team with blog research and ideas.
- Responded to letters with advice regarding teen girl issues and wrote pieces for the website and magazine.

Beauty Intern, Vibe Vixen Magazine, New York, NY
6/2006- 9/2006
- Assisted with beauty stories by recommending products, then corresponding with public relations firms to call-in products.
- Organized beauty closet and filed beauty press releases in relevant folders.

Other publications I've worked/written for: Collegeclub.com, RelateMag.com, Baltimore Magazine, What's Up? Annapolis Magazine, Iconography Magazine


Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
January 2007
Bachelor of Arts in Writing Seminars

MS Office (Word, Excel, Database, PowerPoint, Outlook), Adobe InDesign CS/CS2, Adobe Photoshop, FileMaker Pro, QuarkXpress, Dreamweaver, Bricolage and basic HTML.
References available on request.