Work Experience

Civic Hall, New York, NY (Jan. 2015 – May. 2018)
Managing editor: Report, write, and produce stories for the civic technology news site Civicist. Edit and publish stories by contributing editors and freelancers. Three to four times a week, curate and write First Post, a daily round-up of civic and political technology news for Civic Hall members. Manage the @Civicist Twitter account.

The Nation Magazine, New York, NY (Sept. 2014 – Dec. 2014)
Intern: Fact-checked articles for the print magazine. Copy edited and produced blog posts by Dave Zirin, Leslie Savan, and editor-in-chief Katrina vanden Heuvel.

Personal Democracy Media, New York, NY (Apr. 2013 – Aug. 2014)
Staff writer: As a research assistant, pitched and wrote 5 – 10 blog posts per week for the technology and politics blog techPresident. After promotion to staff writer, began writing longer, more deeply-reported articles.

Frances Goldin Literary Agency, New York, NY (Jan. 2013 – Aug. 2013)
Intern: Reviewed and responded to query letters. Read sample pages and wrote reader reports for agents. Created a digital marketing and publicity guide for authors.

Brooklyn Exposed, Brooklyn, NY (Feb. 2013 – Jul. 2013)
Copy editor: Copy edited 1 – 4 posts per day according to AP style, with some site-specific modifications.

The L Magazine, Brooklyn, NY (Sept. 2012 – Dec. 2012)
Intern: Wrote blog posts and stories for The L Magazine and Brooklyn Magazine.

Académie de Nice, Nice, France (Oct. 2011 – May 2012)
English language teaching assistant: Worked with groups of 2 – 15 students (11 – 15 years old) on oral expression, vocabulary, and grammar. Created and implemented lesson plans. Evaluated students one-on-one on language proficiency.

Advanced Studies Program, St. Paul’s School, Concord, NH (Jun. 2011 – Jul. 2011)
Intern: Assisted in the instruction of a summer-long intensive course on “Forbidden Fictions.” Led classroom discussions and provided feedback on written work to 13 rising high school seniors. Supervised recreational activities and athletics, evening study hours, and acted as mentor in a dorm housing 26 girls.


Barnard College, Columbia University, New York, NY
Bachelor of Arts in English, May 2011


Intermediate French. Proficient in WordPress, Drupal, MailChimp, basic HTML.