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The Weather Channel, New York, NY/Philadelphia, PA
Science Editor, June 2013 – Present
• Shape and develop science coverage on and monitor section traffic daily. From 2014 to 2013, vertical traffic increased by 20 million pageviews, a 10% increase.
• Assign, edit, copy edit and write articles and video scripts daily.
• Assign, edit, write and fact-check long-form articles and work with freelance writers.
• Managed Associate Science Editor until late 2014, when position was eliminated. 

Freelance Writer and Editor, Philadelphia, PA
June 2008 – Present
• Fact-check and write for publications and websites including Audubon magazine,, and HealthLeaders Magazine.

• Edit and copy edit specialty cookbooks and books. To date, have edited 12, including The Vegan Table, The Art and Craft of Coffee, Wine Lover’s Devotional, and The Cook’s Book of Intense Flavors.

Audubon magazine, New York, NY
February 2009 – June 2013
Associate Editor/Social Media Manager, 2011 – 2013; Assistant Editor, 2009 – 2011
• Shaped brand direction and voice as a key member of six-person editorial team.
• Pitched and wrote for every issue, the website, and the blog. Highlights include: a 2010 cover story, and two 2012 departments (“Mail Ma’am” and “Acid Indigestion”).
• Assigned and edited articles for website, print packages and a front-of-book section.
• Copy edited the laid out articles in blues before shipping.
• Ran magazine’s research process and fact-checked features, departments and front- and back-of-book articles.
• Designed and implemented Audubon’s social media strategy.

Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, New York, NY
Assistant Adjunct Faculty/Managing Editor, January 2009 – December 2012
• Ran production cycle for magazine and website produced by graduate workshop.
• Built and maintained a weekly production schedule for up to 20 articles, with three published daily.
• Edited articles weekly, monitored student progress and worked closely with individuals seeking mentorship.

HealthLeaders Media, a division of HCPro, Inc., Marblehead, MA
Executive Editor, October 2002 – November 2007
• Received four promotions at this healthcare publisher. Led two divisions, a role that required managing eight editors, overseeing six product lines, coordinating a national award contest and setting division financial goals. Previous roles included writing and editing newsletters and editing books.

Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, New York, NY
Master of Science in Journalism, May 2008
• Magazine concentration with digital media coursework
• Copy chief of school’s annual New York Review of Magazines
• Honors on Master’s thesis and in Critical Issues in Journalism

Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
Bachelor of Arts in American Studies, Journalism minor, May 2002
• Graduated cum laude
• Dean’s List five consecutive semesters

Professional Honors, Skills & Associations
• 2012, Metcalf Fellow, one of 10 journalists selected to participate in a weeklong science immersion program put on by the Metcalf Institute for Marine & Environmental Reporting
Cover stories: Volunteer Army, Audubon magazine, Nov-Dec 2010; A Person of Note, (201) Magazine, April 2009
• 2008, Honors on Master’s thesis and in Critical Issues in Journalism, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
• 2003, Editorial Rookie of the Year, presented by HCPro, Inc., for demonstrating editorial excellence, entrepreneurial spirit, and creativity
• Technology: Audacity, Drupal, InDesign, PhotoShop, Soundslides, WordPress
• Associations: Society of Environmental Journalists, National Association of Science Writers
• Social media: Facebook, Flickr, Hootsuite, Pinterest, Tumblr, Twitter

• Climate Week NYC, September 2014
• Climate Week NYC, September 2013
• Science Online Climate, August 15-17, 2013
• Social Media Week 2013, February 18-22, 2013
• Mediabistro’s eight-week Social Media Marketing Bootcamp
• 14th Annual Metcalf Institute Science Immersion Program, June 3-8, 2012
• “Pinterest Power: How to Broadcast Your Brand Visually,” PR News, March 27, 2012
• Social Media Week 2012, February 13-14, 2012
• Social Media Weekend 2012, Columbia Journalism School, January 28-29, 2012

Updated February 2015