RESUME

Work Experience

CIM Magazine / Section Editor
July 2015-Present
Assign, edit and write stories for CIM Magazine, a mining trade publication with an audience of more than 13,000.

The World Show / Researcher/Writer
February 2013-August 2015
Compiled research reports on future show guests and wrote press releases for the internationally-syndicated program.

Investment Executive / Research Journalist
January-June 2015
Interviewed more than 450 financial advisors to track finance industry trends, and pitched and wrote stories for Investment Executive’s 2015 Report Card series.

CIM Magazine / Editorial Intern
June-September 2014
Reported on industry news and topical issues, pitched stories, edited copy and assisted with proofing pages for CIM Magazine, a publication that is distributed to roughly 13,000 readers.

National Post / News Intern
March-April 2014
Reported breaking news stories and wrote short, local-interest features and explainer pieces for the National Post’s Toronto section. Also wrote for NP Arts, NP Life, and the National and World sections.

The Ryersonian / Newsroom Manager/Print Managing Editor
January-February 2014
Led news meetings; approved story pitches; worked with section editors to develop stories; oversaw editing and layout; and designed the front page. Worked with online, broadcast, and live managing editors to ensure content was multi-platform.

McClung’s Magazine / Managing Editor/Head of Copy
October 2013-April 2014
Involved in every step of the editing process for the Winter and Spring 2014 issues, including content and copy editing, and proofreading all story drafts.

Ryerson University / Research Assistant
May-August 2013
Assisted journalism professor Marsha Barber with her broadcast research project by isolating and analyzing trends in television news during provincial and federal elections.

The Canadian Press / Student Reporter
September-November 2012
Reported local stories one day a week for the wire service, as part of a Ryerson University course. Wire copy was featured on CP24 and CBC.ca, among others.

Online News Association / Student Newsroom Reporter
September 2012
One of 20 students chosen to participate in the Online News Association’s student newsroom for its 2012 conference in San Francisco, Calif., out of more than 400 applicants. Covered the conference using a variety of media.

Family Communications / Intern
May-August 2012
Wrote short online pieces for Today’s Bride; fact-checked, copy-edited and wrote for ParentsCanada’s magazine and website; assisted with ParentsCanada’s website migration.

Education

Ryerson University, Toronto, Ont. — Bachelor of Journalism, June 2014

Awards

Toronto Star Award for the graduating student deemed the best print journalist, Nov. 2014

John A. Honderich Gold Medal in Journalism for the outstanding student in the graduating class, Nov. 2014

Dean’s List for 2012-2013 and 2013-2014

Skills

Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, ScribbleLive, Tumblr
Applications: WordPress, CMS, Umbraco
Programs: Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Office, Keynote
Multimedia: Canon Vixia camera, Marantz recorder

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