ASSOCIATE EDITOR – BON APPÉTIT

JULY 2017 – Present

 

ASSOCIATE EDITOR – ESQUIRE MAGAZINE

June 2014 – Present

• Assign and edit features, excerpts, packages, and front of book pages on topics ranging from pop culture to international affairs

• Maintain a stable of writers and actively seek out new talent to write for the magazine

• Pitch and write stories, including celebrity interviews, reviews, and essays

• Host meet-and-greets and book celebrity talent for the magazine

• Contribute Q&As, essays, and news items to Esquire.com and Esquire’s biannual style manual, Big Black Book

• Work closely with staff writers on research and reporting for feature stories

• Previously: Assistant Editor; Assistant to the Editor in Chief

 

EDITORIAL ASSISTANT– HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS

January 2014 – June 2014

• Supported two executive editors in acquiring, editing, producing, and promoting a mix of fiction and non-fiction titles under HarperCollins’s William Morrow, Harper, and Harper Perennial imprints

• Participated in various phases of about 20 dierent book projects at a time, including Chris Kyle’s American Sniper and the Freakonomics series

• Evaluated proposals, wrote flap copy, and prepared contracts

 

EDITORIAL INTERN – ESQUIRE MAGAZINE

September 2013 – December 2013

• Reported and performed research for various features and columns, which involved identifying and contacting sources, conducting and transcribing interviews, and developing a prociency in Nexis

• Screened freelance submissions and “Letters to the Editor,” performed QA testing on iPad features, and assisted on web production

 

STRATEGY FELLOW – PURPOSE.COM

June 2012 – September 2012

• Helped launch unPAC, a digital campaign focusing on the issue of money in politics and campaign finance reform

• Ran social media strategy and implementation, composed mailings to a list of 250,000+ members, assisted in website design and copywriting, and performed fact checking and research for new campaigns

 

COMMUNICATIONS INTERN – UNITED NATIONS POPULATION FUND

May 2011 – August 2011

• Composed timeline, strategy, and messaging for 7 Billion Actions, the UN’s response to the world population milestone of 7 billion people

• Managed social media accounts, compiled market research reports, communicated with corporate sponsors and partner NGOs, and drafted media materials