• Bachelor of Arts: English Media, Rhetorical and Cultural Studies

University of Illinois at Chicago                                                       December 2011
Cum Laude; College Honors


  • Associate member, ACES: American Copy Editors Society
  • Edited for print, including UIC Flame, Dominican Star, Pop ‘Stache and more
  • Cited as editor for personal work, such as research, theses and manuals


        Senior Neighborhoods Manager                                                      August 2015 – Present

  • Coordinate with photo services to schedule real estate photoshoots
  • Hire and manage teams of area photographers nationwide
  • Use Photoshop to optimize photos and illustrations, uploading them to the site(s)
  • Ensure photos and illustrations meet company standards and guidelines

          Editor                                                                                                  May 2014 – August 2015
Here – Nokia

  • Research and edit information for consumer use online and mobile
  • Review and edit map information, entering events as they occur
  • Work closely with other editors, collaborating and cross-checking
  • Maintain familiarity with company editing guidelines

            Freelance Editor                                                                             August 2009 – Present 

  • Receive material from clients whose needs vary in content and length
  • Edit for grammar, syntax, style and verbiage
  • Return work to clients in an extremely timely and efficient manner
  • Previous work includes magazines, newspapers, brochures and manuals


  • Advanced with Chicago Manual of Style and AP Style techniques
  • Advanced with MLA, APA and AMA formatting
  • Highly proficient in visual programs, i.e. Adobe InCopy and InDesign


  • Member, American Copy Editors Society                                      February 2013-Present
  • Member, National Society of Collegiate Scholars              August 2009-December 2011
  • Recipient, Latin Honor & High Distinction                                                 December 2011
  • Media and Professional Writing Internship course                                 December 2011

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