Volunteer Work

Dining Room Service: St. Anthony Foundation, San Francisco, 2016-2017

Hot Food Server: Ninth Street Outreach, Modesto, 2013-2015

Teaching Assistant: Chrysler Elementary School, Modesto, 2007-2011

Teaching Experience

English 20: The Graphic Novel

San Jose State University,

Spring 2016                

 

English 142: Chaucer

San Jose State University

Fall 2015

 

English 71: Online Intro to Creative Writing

San Jose State University               Fall 2014

Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism

Summer 2018

Certificate, Video Journalism and Documentary Studies

San Jose State University

​December 2016

Master of Fine Arts, Creative Writing

Dual concentration in Fiction and Creative Nonfiction

 

University of California, Davis

​June 2011

Bachelor of Arts, English Literature

Concentration in early 20th century American literature

RESUME

Work

experience
 

Education
Conferences

CEA Creation 2016, Grand Hyatt Denver; Denver, CO

April 2016

Presented original paper, “The Modern Day Horror: Feminism and the Monstrous Female in West’s The Day of the Locust.”

 

Explications, San Francisco State University; San Francisco, CA

April 2015

Presented original paper, “The Forced Assimilation of the Asian American in Chang Rae Lee’s Native Speaker.”

Lifestyle Web Producer, Fox News
July 2017 - present
  • Research, write and edit original articles and short write-ups for all lifestyle verticals daily

  • Conduct interviews for original content and field pitches from content partners

  • Use Tweetdeck, Dataminr, and Chartbeat to keep up with trending and breaking news

  • Use SEO key phrases and terms to drive traffi

Freelance Social Media and Content Editor, Various

January 2017 - ​July 2017

  • Used Wordpress to update website content and upload media

  • Edited all pages for clarity, grammar, and factual accuracy

  • Used analytics to track popular posts and increase viewership

  • Created copy for social media using best practices

Reporter and Researcher, Sunset magazine

March 2014 - Dec 2016​

  • Pitched and wrote travel, food, and current events stories for the print magazine, website, and blog

  • Fact checked stories to ensure accuracy

  • Wrote and scheduled posts to social media accounts via SocialFlow

  • Wrote evergreen SEO-friendly home and garden stories

  • Used Adobe to source and format photos for the WordPress sit

 

Editorial Newsroom Assistant, Modesto Bee

September 2013 - March 2014

 

  • Wrote daily “Yearyears” column

  • Filed Letters to the Editor and updated freelance contract database

  • Updated the Twitter channel with breaking news

 

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