Resume / CV

 
 

EDUCATION

Massachusetts Institute of Technology — MS in Science Writing

OCTOBER 2016


Northeastern University — BA Journalism; BS Environmental Science, Concentration in Marine Conservation

MAY 2015


SEA Semester — Global Oceans Voyage

JANUARY- APRIL 2014

Conducted original oceanographic research off the coast of New Zealand aboard the SSV Robert C. Seamans.



EXPERIENCE

Self-Employed — Freelance Science Writer, Editor & Film Researcher

AUGUST 2016 - PRESENT

Pitches, writes and edits articles on a variety of scientific subjects, with a particular focus on marine science and conservation. Seeks in-depth understanding through interviews with scientists and hands-on research, including underwater investigations in the field.

 

Futurism, LLC — Associate Editor

JULY 2017 - PRESENT

Edits four articles daily, focusing on emerging science and technology, for the Futurism website. Interfaces with writers, editors and web producers to release final articles.
 

Nautilus Magazine — Editorial Fellow

MAY - AUGUST 2016

Composed regular posts for the Facts So Romantic blog; fact-checked and copy-edited articles for the blog, website and print magazine. Managed the newly created opinions column, including soliciting and assigning content and editing completed columns.

 

Undark Magazine — Reporting Intern

FEBRUARY - MAY 2016

Composed & edited blog posts, original articles & essays on the intersection of science and society for the newly launched magazine; created social media posts for upcoming articles and other work of interest to Undark readers.

 

MA Office of Coastal Zone Management— COASTSWEEP Intern

JUNE - AUGUST 2015

Developed original content about coastal activities for the CZM website and Mass.gov blog; managed COASTSWEEP social media presence through Twitter, Facebook and Instagram; recruited and organized sponsors and volunteers for beach cleanups, including my own dive cleanup in Rockport.

 

NUSci Magazine — Editor-in-Chief, Editor, Staff Writer

STAFF WRITER/EDITOR: OCT 2012 - DEC 2014, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF: AUGUST- DECEMBER 2014

Managed each magazine issue’s article assignment, theme selection, and editor assignments; supported writers and editors throughout writing process; reviewed all articles and overall magazine design prior to printing. Composed articles on a wide range of scientific topics, including two cover stories.

 

MIT-Lincoln Laboratory — Technical Communications Writer

JANUARY- JUNE 2014

Synthesized technical information from a broad range of Laboratory programs into internal communications stories, published weekly; performed thorough background research, source interviews, fact-checking and copy-editing for each issue over a short turnaround period.