Where I’ve Been

JOURNALISTIC  EXPERIENCE

I have produced work for the following publications:

  • The London Free Press
  • Yahoo! Canada
  • FLARE.com
  • Style Nine to Five
  • Hip & Urban Girl’s Guide
  • Pinellas News
  • Western News
  • The Tyee.ca
  • Rabble.ca
  • TalentEgg.ca
  • The UWO Gazette
  • The UWO Online Reporter
  • The MITzine
  • The Women’s Post
  • The Vaughan Citizen
  • The Beat London Magazine
  • Campus Life Magazine
  • Whatever Magazine
  • City Life Magazine
  • Dolce Vita Magazine
  • Vaughan Living Magazine
  • Your Pets Magazine
  • CHRW 94.9 FM
  • iTunes U Western in 5 Podcasts

EDUCATION

Masters of Arts in Journalism (MAJ)  The University of Western Ontario 2009-2010

Courses Include:

  • Print Journalism
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Online Journalism
  • Environmental Journalism
  • Business Reporting
  • Copy Editing
  • Journalism Law & Ethics
  • Research and Information Skills

Media, Information and Technoculture (MIT), Honors BA

Writing, Rhetoric, and Professional Communication Certificate  The University of Western Ontario (UWO) 2005-2009

Courses Include:

  • Information Retrieval
  • Advertising
  • Document Design
  • Technical Writing
  • Public Relations
  • Writing for Publication
  • Writing for Oral Presentation
  • Writing for an Electronic Environment

SKILLS

  • Fluent in CP style
  • Proficient with Mac OSX, Windows, MS Office, iWeb, iWorks
  • Knowledgeable with iNews, Edirol equipment, Adobe Audition and Avid software
  • Design and editing skills with Quark, InDesign, iPhoto and Adobe Photoshop
  • Adept at social networking tools such as Twitter, Flickr, Tumblr, Facebook, and Linkedin
  • Conversational in Italian

VOLUNTEER INITIATIVES

  • Vice-President of Social, UWO Journalism Student Council May 2009- Present
  • Community Volunteer, Nexos Voluntarios Urubamba, Peru  February 2009
  • Peer Mentor, Centre for New Students at UWO Sept 2007 – Apr 2008

AWARDS

  • UWO Dean’s Honor List
  • Queen Elizabeth Aiming for the Top Scholarship
  • Marie Smibert Writing Program Student Achievement Award
  • Letter of Accomplishment in Student Leadership from UWO

INTERESTS

  • Travel
  • Fashion
  • Photography
  • Popular  Culture
  • Hot Yoga
  • Member of the Professional Writer’s Association of Canada

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