My Resume

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*SKYHORSE PUBLISHING*
Author
My Dearest Bridesmaid:
A Heartfelt Keepsake from the Bride in Your Life
My Dearest Sister: A Heartfelt Guide to the Love, Friendship and Lifelong Bonds of Sorority Life
The Pregnancy Primer: The Expectant Mother’s Guide to All 9 Months
The Teacher’s Guide to Self-Care: The Ultimate Cheat Sheet for Thriving Through the School Year

*YURVIEW*
New England & Other States; June 2014-Present
Position: Freelance Writer
Duties: Enterprise and pitch stories that appear on http://www.yurview.com. Conduct phone interviews and write human-interest articles.

*HOPEWELL VALLEY CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL*
Pennington, NJ; 2016-Present
Position: Teacher of TV/Video Production
Duties: Developed Curriculum for TV1, TV2, TV3 & TV4. Created YouTube page featuring student-produced content. Developed Bulldog TV website featuring lesson plans & classroom projects to support blended learning initiatives. Guided students in producing weekly morning show that featured feel-good stories about students, staff & community members. Worked with Superintendent to create E-Learning content and produce other positive stories highlighting the school district and surrounding community.

*PATRIOT LEAGUE NETWORK*
Patriot League; Center Valley, PA; August 2013-August 2016
Position: Patriot League Network Correspondent, Primary Host
Duties: Hosted weekly web shows covering highlights of all league sports. Conducted Skype interviews in-studio. Produced, reported, shot and edited video features on student-athletes and other stories relevant to the Patriot League. Wrote and voiced highlights and other video packages. Created compelling video On-Demand content, providing extensive multi-media coverage of all league sports. Shot, produced and edited championship features. Notable accomplishments: Appeared live on sideline for Campus Insiders (now Stadium) broadcasts. Produced special video features that aired on CBS Sports Network. Created original series covering school mascots, campus histories and humorous “Off the Record” interviews.

*REBUILDING TOGETHER*
5:00 Films & Media; April 2013-January 2014
Position: Co-Host, Rebuilding Together web series
Duties: Assisted in repairs of NY/NJ homes that were destroyed by Hurricane Sandy. Helped contractors and other volunteers with both outdoor and indoor tasks, including construction, gardening, and painting. Interviewed homeowners and relevant persons on site. Gathered information from executives, volunteers and those affected by Super Storm Sandy. Served as a volunteer sharing the stories of real people affected by the damage caused by high winds and flooding.

 *FOUR DOWNS*
Football Nation; August 2012 – December 2012; 14 episodes
Position: Show host, writer
Duties: Hosted and scripted fourteen episodes of “Four Downs,” an original comedic web entertainment program that highlighted the top four topical stories in football.  Coverage included the NFL, college football and fantasy.

*MLB FAN CAVE*
Major League Baseball; January 2012 – March 2012
Position: Top 30 Finalist
Duties: Represented Red Sox Nation as a Top 50 and Top 30 MLB Fan Cave finalist after beating out over 22,000 national applicants, judged by video submission, essays, marketing, and media capabilities.

*VARSITY LIFE*
Cox Sports New England & NBC 10 WJAR; September 2009 – 2013
Position: On-Air Reporter, Editor, Field and Coordinating Producer
Duties: Produced and reported human-interest segments for high school sports program that aired weekly on Cox Sports New England (and streamed online at http://www.turnto10.com).

*AN INTERVIEW WITH KEN BURNS*
Cox Sports New England; September 2010
Position: Host, Field & Coordinating Producer
Duties: Worked with Ken Burns’ publicist to coordinate interview outside of Fenway Park.  Interviewed Ken Burns regarding his ties to baseball, the Red Sox, and his latest addition to the PBS documentary series, “Baseball.”  Half-hour special aired on Cox Sports New England as original programming.

*AMERICA’S BEST: Best of the Northeast*
California Adventure TV, Larsen Bay LLC & NECN; April 2011-Present
Position: New England Host, New York Correspondent
Duties: Hosted New England edition of “America’s Best,” a travel and lifestyle program which features some of the best local attractions and businesses in New England.  Assisted in writing intros for lifestyle segments.  Continue to freelance as New York correspondent.

 *20th Annual RI NATIONAL GUARD OPEN HOUSE & AIR SHOW*
Cox Sports New England; June 2010
Position: On-Camera Talent/Host, Field and Coordinating Producer
Duties:  Took initiative to push project into production.  Coordinated behind the scenes coverage of the 20th Annual RI National Guard Open House & Air Show.  Conducted on-camera interviews with relevant persons, including members of The Thunderbirds, the Black Daggers, civilian and military pilots and members of the RI National Guard. 2011 New England Emmy Award: Special Event Coverage (other than News or Sports
Link: http://www.riairshow.org/

*TALKIN’ PAWSOX*
Cox Sports New England; 2009 & 2010 Seasons
Position: On-Camera Talent/Co-Host, Field Producer and Editor (2009)
Duties: Reported and produced packages on the Pawtucket Red Sox, Portland Seadogs & Lowell Spinners.  Relevant interviews include members of the PawSox Front Office, PawSox clubhouse manager, grounds crew, players Josh Reddick, Lars Anderson, Robert Manual and Ryan Kalish, managers Torey Lovullo, Arnie Beyeler and Bruce Crabbe, and pitching coach Rich Sauveur.

*RI STATE CHEERLEADING COMPETITION*
Cox Sports New England; 
2009-2013
Position: Color-Analyst
Duties: Performed live to tape call alongside play-by-play announcer by providing integral information about athletes and coaches during broadcast.

*BOSTON VS. THE WORLD*
METROPOLITAN PICTURES, NESN; May 2010 – June 2012
Position: Freelance On-Camera Talent
Duties:  Co-hosted recurring one-hour special series, “Boston vs. The World,” which aired on the New England Sports Network (NESN).

*COX RI SPORTS AWARDS*
Cox Sports New England; 2009, 2010
Position: Red Carpet Host & Producer
Duties: Interviewed important persons on red carpet, produced and edited pre-show packages.

*COX SPORTS MARATHON BROADCAST*
Cox Sports New England; 2009, 2010, 2011
Position: Producer, Editor
Duties: Produced human-interest segments to air during marathon broadcast.  Ran Cox Sports Marathon in 2011.

*LOCAL LINKS*
Cox Sports New England; Summer 2009
Position: Field Producer, Editor
Duties: Produced Celebrity, Golf-Pro & Equipment segments.  Acted as on site director of necessary shoots as well as post-production editor of final segments.

 *NORTHEAST ADVENTURES*
Cox Sports New England & Above the Line Programming; 2008-2009
Position: On-Camera Talent/Co-Host
Duties:Co-hosted Travel Show, including segments on Berkshire Mountain Distillers, Hiking, and Hot Air Ballooning.

*BROADBAND NETWORK THREE*
BBN3/BOSTON; June 2009-September 2009
Position: VJ4/VJ (Video Journalist) Site Editor
Duties:Worked with headquarters as a Boston editor to seek out intriguing stories in the Boston market. Produced, reported, and edited stories on an as-needed basis.
Link: http://www.bbn3.com/boston 

*THE CORNER*
YouTube Venture; June 2008-July 2009
Position: Co-creator, One-Man Band Reporter
Duties: “The Corner” was a new media concept that provided New England Sports fans with a platform to voice their opinions on their favorite teams.  “Man on the street” video coverage and reports inspired local media outlets (NESN, Comcast Sportsnet and WEEI.com) to take a greater interest in fan interaction.  Relevant Interviews include Mike Greenwell, Jerry Remy, Lou Gorman, Tina Cervasio & Kathryn Tappen.

*COMCAST SPORTSNET*
September 2008
Position: Freelance Field Producer
Duties: Conducted interviews and filmed event for production of a one hour long television special about the New England Patriot’s Celebrity Shootout charity event put on by Patriots Tackle Matt Light.  Interviewed more than 15 Patriots players including Patriots wide receiver, Wes Welker, Patriots linebacker, Mike Vrabel, and Hall of Famer Andre Tipett.

*TRUMEDIA NETWORKS*
Sports Social Networking Site; July 2008-May 2009
Position: Producer, Reporter, Camera Person, Editor
Duties: Merged the concept of “The Corner” with fan networking websites.  Created compelling video content for collection of fan networking websites.

*BACKSTAGE WITH BARRY NOLAN*
CN8 The Comcast Network; March 2008-August 2008
Position: Web developer, Production Assistant
Duties: Worked closely with show producers to develop a greater online presence for CN8 and “Backstage” by utilizing online networking sites including but not limited to YouTube, Facebook, and myspace.

*VJIAM TV*
SoMedia Networks; June 2008-June 2009
Position: Freelance Video Journalist
Duties: Produced, shot, edited and reported stories for half-hour weekly video journalism TV show produced by SoMedia Networks and b InTune Communications.  The program launched in September 2008 in over 50 million households through CBS/Viacom, DirectTV, and The Dish Network.

*RUTGERS FOOTBALL: A GRIDIRON TRADITION IN SCARLET*
Rutgers University Press; January 2008
Position: Credited Photographer
Duties: Took photographs of relevant sites on the Rutgers University campus that were published in the book, “RUTGERS FOOTBALL: A Gridiron Tradition in Scarlet.”

*MSNBC ON CAMPUS*
National Broadcast; January 2007 – January 2008
Position: Freelance Student News Correspondent
Duties: Appeared live on MSNBC in regards to a feature story on backyard ice rinks.  Continued to work in correspondence with segment producer for new pitches and story ideas in the Boston area.

*NEWSNIGHT WITH JIM BRAUDE*
NECN – NEW ENGLAND CABLE NEWS; June 2007-September 2007
Position: NECN Intern, “Newsnight with Jim Braude”
Duties:Worked closely with executive producer to book guests and plan show topics.  Organized live Congressional debate.  Prepared host for interview subjects.  Researched special topics.  Developed interview questions.
Link: http://www.necn.com

*TEAM FIVE INVESTIGATES*
WCVBTV-BOSTON CHANNEL FIVE; January 2007-June 2007
Position: Intern, Team Five Investigates
Duties: Assisted with research of stories and worked closely with producers during pre-production.  Shadowed editors and logged tapes.  Provided general production assistance on shoots.
Link: http://www.thebostonchannel.com

*NEIGHBORHOOD NETWORK NEWS*
NNN-Boston; September 2006-January 2008
Position: Intern, General Production
Duties:Provided general production assistance in studio and worked closely with producers during pre-production. Prepared guests for interviews.  Set up and broke down studio equipment.  Worked as in-studio cameraperson.  Controlled audio board during live show.  Assisted with show graphics.  Provided voiceovers for weather and announcements.  Teleprompter experience.  Assisted director and switched board during interviews.

*THE PULSE*
Newsmagazine Show – BUTV10 – Boston University Television Network
January 2007-January 2008
Position: Anchor, Reporter and Producer.
Duties: Conducted on-camera interviews.  Prepared 3-8 minute packages weekly for air.  Booked guests for show.  Wrote anchor scripts, package scripts, and reporter teases.  Created run-downs for show.

*BUTV10 NOON NEWS*
Weekly News Program – BUTV10 – Boston University Television Network
September 2006-January 2008
Position: Anchor, Reporter and Producer
Duties: Created reporter packages for day of air.  Experience with weather and sports reporting.  Wrote scripts and assisted with run-downs.  Collaborated with classmates for newsworthy production in fast paced environment.

*INSIDE EDITION*
King World- NYC; July 2005-May 2006
Position: Library Researcher, Production Assistant
Duties: General Production assistance. Worked closely with producers, reporters, & staff.  Conducted rigorous research to help produce news stories.  Organized archival news footage.  Organized and logged field tapes.

*LATE NIGHT WITH CONAN O’BRIEN*
NBC-New York City; January 2005-June 2005
Position: Intern, General Production
Duties: General production assistance.  Worked closely with editors, writers, researchers & staff on a daily basis.  Handled various aspects of production and postproduction responsibilities.

*INSIDE RUTGERS*
News Program – RUTV – Rutgers University Television Network
September 2001-June 2005
Position: Show Host, Segment and Field-Producer
Duties: On-Camera Talent, Hosted show.  Acted as Segment Producer, assisted in field lighting, led Field Production team. Teleprompter experience.   During in studio sessions, acted as Floor Manager.  Conducted on-camera interviews in the field.

*PASS THE POPCORN/RU AT THE MOVIES*
RUTV – Rutgers University Television Network; September 2001-June 2005
Position: Host, Writer and Producer
Duties:Hosted movie review show.  Introduced trailers and current movies.  Wrote scripts and commentary.  Analyzed films and worked extensively with pre-production team.

*THE STRANGER SIDE*
Doc – TV, Red Line Studios; January 2004-January 2005
Position: Field Production Assistant, Hair & Make Up Stylist
Link: http://www.redlinestudios.net

*JANE DOHERTY INVESTIGATES*
Doc – Reality TV, Red Line Studios; January 2003-January 2004
Duties: Casting assistant, Field Production assistant
Link: http://www.redlinestudios.net

EDUCATION

Boston University, College of Communication, Boston M.A.
M.S. Journalism-January 2008
Douglass College, Rutgers University, New Brunswick N.J.
B.A. American Studies May-2005: Minors in mathematics & theatre arts; Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society; Douglass College Scholars Program; Golden Key Honor Society; V.P. Recruitment (Executive Officer) Alpha Chi Omega Sorority.

RELATED SKILLS

Adobe Photoshop, After Effects, Premiere Pro, AP Wire: ENPS System, Final Cut Pro Editing Software, Avid Editing Software, Linear Machine Editing, Microsoft Office, Digital Video and Still Photography, Digital Audio Recording and Editing. 

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