Resume

WRITING AND EDITORIAL BACKGROUND 

Assistant Editor │Amour Creole magazine │Dec. 2011 to present

  • Plan and write feature length articles; Develop story ideas for future issues
  • Write Google friendly headlines for online articles
  • Copy edit freelance writers’ articles; Create editorial schedule

Culture and Entertainment Writer │Amour Creole magazine │Apr. 2011 to Nov. 2011

  • Wrote feature length articles relevant to Afro-French Caribbean culture
  • Interviewed high profile members in Haitian community
  • Researched and wrote interview questions for high profile interviewees
  • Pitch article ideas for future issues

Senior Writer │All Media NY │Oct. 2010 to present

  • Copy editing, conduct interviews, write Google friendly headlines
  • Research relevant topics using public records, LexisNexis, Internet and research databases
  • Produce well-written and accurate news and feature stories for online
WORK EXPERIENCE 
ABC News │Specialized Unit │Feb. 2012 to present
  • Follow up on story tips
  • Pitch and research stories
  • Assist with booking guests
  • Log media to create editorials using Avid Interplay
  • Assist with various day-to-day operations

NBC Universal │Media Desk │June 2010 to Feb. 2012

  • Screen and log media to create editorial records in the archives database
  • Sub-clip materials
  • Assign clips to catalogs
  • Edit existing logs

Hofstra University │Research Project Coordinator │Sept. 2011 to Jan. 2012

  • Maintained project schedule, Planned and assigned work tasks
  • Oversaw student aides and coordinated meetings
  • Prepared presentation materials, managed administrative activities
  • Assited with designing and formatting questionnaires
  • Managed questionnaire data collection , conducted post-research analysis and evaluation
LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE
Director of Communications │Haitian American Caucus │July 2012 – Present
Editor │Black Ink newsletter (on-campus publication) │Sept. 2009 – May 2010
President │Hofstra University of Black Journalists│Sept. 2009 – May 2010
EDUCATION
M.A. journalism, political reporting │Hofstra University │Expected May 2012

B.A. public relations, psychology │Hofstra University │May 2010

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