E D U C A T I O N

The University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA                                                                                                                         
MA in Global Media (Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism & Marshall School of Business)

Dec 2017

Condé Nast College of Fashion & Design London, England                                                                                                           
Vogue Intensive Summer Course: Winning proposal on October issue pitch (Presentation available upon request)

July – Aug 2017

The London School of Economics and Political Science London, England

Nov 2016

MSc in Communications
Chapman University Orange, CA

BA in Public Relations and Advertising (Dodge College of Film and Media Arts); Minor in French

Dec 2014

E X P E R I E N C E

Publicity Intern: Wolf Kasteler Public Relations Los Angeles, CA

  • Work on public relations campaigns specializing in film, television, music and fashion
  • Work with high profile clients from different disciplines of the entertainment industry

May – July 2017

Communications and Marketing Intern: The Recording Academy Santa Monica, CA

  • Proof read and drafted press releases, radio spots, media alerts, and media memos
  • Wrote articles on behalf of The Recording Academy for other publications
  • Worked with the company through a rebranding

Feb – May 2017

TooFab.com Intern: TMZ  Playa Vista, CA

  • Developed interview questions, wrote a minimum of 5 stories a day, conducted interviews with celebrities
  • Assisted with filming

Sept 2016 – Dec 2016

Freelance Fashion Columnist: Newport Beach Independent Newport Beach, CA

  • Wrote and managed fashion column for the Newport Beach Independent newspaper
  • Published content pertaining to events, current trends, fashion and the Newport Beach area

Nov 2014 – Dec 2015

Vogue India Digital Features Intern: Condé Nast  Mumbai, India

  • Interviewed and wrote articles for the online publication
  • Promoted Vogue.in stories on social media platforms such as: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
  • Managed backend of the online publication using WordPress and Content Management System
  • Proof read, edited, fact-checked, and oversaw layout and appearance prior to publication

Feb  – Aug 2015

Director of PR/MKTG: Orange County Fashion Week (OCFW) Orange County, CA

  • Managed social media accounts for OCFW and increased social media following
  • Coordinated fashion week events: scouted out venues, contacted sponsors, created guest lists etc.

June 2014 – Sept 2014

Business of Fashion Intern: Nordstrom Costa Mesa, California

  • Formulated marketing business plans, analyzing key metrics, developed marketing strategies
  • Developed a business proposal, including an oral and video presentation, to attract the millennial consumer- these ideas were implemented in current business plan and on the Nordstrom App

June 2013 – Aug 2013

Cannes Film Festival Intern: Screen Media Ventures Cannes, France

  • Worked directly with the VPs of International Sales and Acquisitions to pitch sales to international clients
  • Identified film target markets and utilized different marketing techniques for each audience

May 2013

T E C H N I C A L S K I L L S
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, and Avid
  • Comprehensive understanding of WordPress and comfortable navigating other mainstream Content Management Systems
  • Expertise in organically increasing the visibility of a website or a web page through Search Engine Optimization