August 5, 2016


Work experience

Washington State Department of Natural Resources Social Media Manager – April 2018 to present

  • Curates social content calendar for programs ranging from wildfire information to recreation opportunities
  • Produces social video for various campaigns, crafted for best engagement results
  • Manages video strategy that’s increased engagement and following across accounts
  • Collaborates with other department managers to determine messaging
  • Delivers emergency information on social platforms 
  • Spearheads new social media projects, including Facebook Live panels
  • Analyzes data to guide content decisions
  • Increased engagement growth by 70% in first month
  • Engages with communities to answer questions

KIRO 7 News Digital Producer – 2014 to April 2018

  • Managed breaking news and enterprise content that thrives across diverse digital platforms (app, site, social, OTT)
  • Coordinated with reporters on editorial calendar for content strategy and mapping
  • Wrote and edited exclusive content for site and social on engaging topics
  • Produced original video that garners thousands of views on site and social
  • Analyzed article and video results to navigate and enhance current/future projects
  • Developed social media plans around special events and for long-term growth
  • Effectively built following, engagement on social accounts with quality native content
  • Facilitated change in best practices to keep team ahead of industry trends

GeekGirlCon Volunteer Digital Producer – 2016 – 2017

  • Brainstormed with several teams about elevating GeekGirlCon through blog posts
  • Created gaming series that published multiple on-brand posts to engage audience online
  • Partnered on campaigns for web pages that promoted GeekGirlCon’s mission
  • Used project management tools to delegate and streamline expectations on projects

WMC Action News 5 Digital Producer, Memphis – 2012 to 2014

  • Closely followed trending topics for story pitches and execution on deadline
  • Breaking news leader on multimedia platforms, often being first in the market to bring accurate information to people first on social media and news apps
  • Increased page views and visitors on site year over year
  • Developed strong relationship with marketing team to achieve TV and digital goals

See full work experience list on LinkedIn


Breaking news comprehension: Able to prepare reports based on initial information; can quickly vet social videos for breaking stories on social platforms and push alerts

Interviewing expertise: Effectively writes and asks questions to interview subjects, from media officers to everyday people interested in sharing their story

Project management: Ability to conceptualize project ideas from multiple teams and deliver final product on deadline and with desired results

Program skills, CMS capabilities: Adobe Photoshop CC, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Omniture, Avid Technology, Canva, Chartbeat, ComScore, Essential News Production System, Final Cut Pro, FTP clients such as FileZilla, Lakana, HTML/CSS capable, Microsoft Office Excel and Access (Certified MCAS), Tableau Desktop and Public, Urban Airship,,, Wordsmith, WorldNow; adept with all Google applications such as Analytics, Drive, and Fusion Tables

Social media publishing, management: Banjo discovery tool, Buffer, CrowdFire, CrowdTangle, Facebook Insights, Facebook publishing tools such as Facebook Live (via API) and Instant Articles, Hootsuite, GeoFeedia, Instagram management, Issuu, Prezi, Signal, SimplyMeasured, Shareablee, Share Rocket, Slideshare, Snapchat production, Soundcloud, Storify, Tumblr, Tweetdeck, Twitter advanced searching, TwXplorer, and YouTube dashboard


University of Memphis
BA in Communication, Fine Arts with honors ’12, Magna Cum Laude

Community involvement

The Mountaineers — Member
December 2017 to present

Literacy Mid-South — Volunteer, adult tutor
Nov. 2007 — May 2012

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