Resume

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


Government Executive Media Group
Senior Web Producer

Washington, DC
Jan. 2007-Present

  • In addition to being main web production staff member for GovExec.com, helped launch DefenseOne.com and Nextgov.com.

  • Worked with editors, Web development team and reporters to produce daily stories for top-ranked federal news sites among government workers.

  • Administered staff for three sites in photo research, data visualization, e-newsletters, special reports and video content.

  • Coordinated online media kit interface, online events copy and special features  with marketing staff.

  • Worked with art department to maintain photo selection, editing and toning of all site story photos.

  • Launched social media for GEMG sites, including presence on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn and Instagram. Maintained social media presence for sites on those social networks.

  • Produced Atlantic Media’s Play of the Day video feature -- published across Nationaljournal.com and TheAtlantic.com --  and launched and produced the Excellence in Government podcast.

  • Worked with parent company IT department on two metric software moves and maintained traffic monitoring system for Government Executive Media Group.

The Gazette Newspapers
Web Editor

Gaithersburg, MD
July 2003-Jan. 2007

  • Produced and assigned daily updates to Web site on news.

  • Worked with CEO, publisher, advertising department and executive editor to manage content on site and make modifications to design and infrastructure of site.

  • Helped oversee complete redesign of Web content management in July 2005, as well as worked on redesign code, training and deployment from iProduction content management system to Morris system.

Columbia Missourian
Copy Editor/Page Designer/Web Producer

Columbia, Mo

June 2001-May 2003

  • Wrote headlines, captions and edited content for daily newspaper.

  • Worked on tight deadline, excelling with Quark Xpress, Adobe PhotoShop, ACT Editorial and MacroMedia DreamWeaver.

EDUCATION


University of Missouri

- Bachelor of Journalism, Editorial sequence- Online journalism emphasis

- Field of studies include Cross-Cultural Journalism (diversity training), Women in the Media (women’s studies) and new media courses.

Columbia, Mo.
1999-2003

American University

-Master of Arts in Communications, Journalism.

- Field of studies include Research Methods In Communication, International and Comparative Communication Policy and Politics and the Media.

Washington, DC2007-2009