Experience

 

ABC News Digital                                                                                                                                        (May 2015 – Present)

Lead Entertainment Reporter and Live Video Host 

 

  • Run the New York team, supervising digital staffers, freelancers and interns, covering entertainment and sports news of the day.

  • Host and produce several digital shows like “He Said, She Said,” “Inside Marvel” and “Real Live,” which cover all aspects of entertainment and pop culture.

 

                                                                                                                                            

Entertainment and Sports Reporter                                                                                                                        (July 2013 – May 2015)

 

Covered big news of the day, handled all entertainment interviews and led the charge in adding sports and blockbuster movies (“Star Wars,” Marvel, etc.) to the coverage slate.

 

US Weekly                                                                                                                                                      (July 2012 – July 2013)            

Reporter | Covered premieres and red carpets, including interviews with the likes of Cate Blanchett, Leonardo DiCaprio and more;

worked with talent reps to confirm and consistently break news.

 

Tribune Company                                                                                                                                   (June 2006 – June 2012)

Staff Writer | Covered news, sports and entertainment for Tribune Company; wrote two columns, featuring interviews and reviews of cultural events in Palm Beach, Miami and Fort Lauderdale.

 

Education

 

New York University, Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute                                                                                                    (Winter 2013)

Master of Arts, Journalism, Studio 20 program (focus: video editing, project management, programming)

 

University of Florida                                                                                                                                                                    (Fall 2006)

Master of Science in Management

Bachelor of Science in Journalism                                                                                                                                             (Fall 2003)

 

Skills

 

Video Editing: Final Cut Pro, Premier Pro, Film with DSLR (7D, 60D), Panasonic HD Cam

Web: HTML and CSS

SEO and Digital Homepage: Worked with experts at ABC to cultivate best practices for coverage like the Oscars or the Grammys, as well as daily trending news

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