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Summary

Highly motivated and creative journalist with experience working in digital newsrooms and video units. Trilingual in English, French and Spanish. Multimedia piece in Singapore won Ryerson’s Haaksan Award for Excellence in Online Reporting.


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Videographer/Editor,

Rogers Publishing, May – Sept. 2016

  • Collaborated with magazine brands (Maclean’s, Chatelaine, Sportsnet, Today’s Parent and others) to produce, film and edit videos and photos for digital stream
  • Consistently produced highest viewed videos on social media—some gaining just under 300k views—and on the Maclean’s Magazine website
  • Began as an intern in the 4-month M-School program

 

 

Photo/Video Intern,

CBCNews.ca, Sept. – Oct. 2015

  • Photographed and wrote 600-word piece that garnered over 7,000 shares on social media
  • Composed weekly photo galleries to compliment news articles and increase traffic in health & science, politics, Canada and international news units 

 

Creator and Journalist,

TrueNorthTales.ca, An Independent Multimedia Project, June 2015 – Present

  • Travelled across Canada (Qué to B.C. and NWT) to film, photograph and write human-interest stories of everyday Canadians
  • Designed website, logo and branding
  • Crowdfunded with Kickstarter and manage social media

 

Digital Editor,

The Ryersonian, A final-year student-run news website and newspaper, Oct. – Dec. 2015

  • Introduced online video unit to the publication and created an Adobe Premiere Pro video template with text and title graphics
  • Greatly increased audience traffic on social media and video websites, with some videos gaining 15,000 views

Writer, Photo Director and Photographer

McClung’s Magazine, Ryerson & OCAD Student-Run Feminist Magazine, Oct. 2013 – Dec. 2014

  • Wrote opinion and feature articles on women’s issues for most of my undergrad
  • Greatly improved the quality of photography and artistic direction of the magazine

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Photographer,

J-Source, Journalism News Website, May. 2014 – Oct. 2014

  • Photographed stock photos for online content


Education

Ryerson University, Toronto, ON: Fall 2011 – Spring 2016

  • Major: Journalism, Minor: French
  • Previously enrolled in the Film Studies program, Fall 2011 – Spring 2012

 

Nanyang Technological Institute, Singapore: Winter 2015

  • Attended one semester in Singapore at the top 6th university in the world for communications and media (QS World University Rankings)
  • Backpacked through neighbouring countries: Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand, China and Vietnam

 

Université Sainte-Anne, Church Point, Nova Scotia: Spring 2014

  • Completed a 5-week intensive French immersion program to improve written and oral language skills

Other experience and achievements

Haaksaan Award for Excellence in Online Reporting, Oct. 2015

  • Received award for online multimedia piece about the large numbers of elderly workers in Singapore
  • improve written and oral language skills

Volunteering

  • Fundraised and attended humanitarian trip to the Dominican Republic to build a home, R.H.O.P.E., Mar. 2011
  • Coached small children in gymnastics, Oakville Gymnastics Club, 2008
  • Fundraised $4,000 and ran for the cause, The Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada, Fall 2007 – 2008