Resume

EDUCATION

Middlebury College/Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne

M.A. in Political Science and Civilization; June 2016

Thesis: Questioning the French Identity: French Guiana and its Education System

New York University, College of Arts and Science
B.A. in Broadcast Journalism, B.A. in French; May 2014
New York University, Study Abroad Program
Studied one semester in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; Spring 2013

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Wheretoget, Paris, France
Editor-in-Chief | September 2016 – Present
Responsible for overseeing editorial content and social media strategy as well as managing a 12-person editorial team at Wheretoget, a shoppable inspiration platform for fashion-oriented readers. Integrated a journalistic platform to a pre-existing app and online community of 2 million monthly visitors with fashion, beauty, lifestyle and celebrity coverage. Under my leadership, the magazine has now developed a clear identity and direction that reflects the Wheretoget brand and built a bridge between the online community through original content, photoshoots and interviews as well as the use of push notifications that improved the magazine’s visibility
 French Ministry of Education, Kourou, French Guiana

Language Assistant | September 2014 – May 2015
Responsible for implementation of long-term, sustainable English language programs at schools in the French foreign territory of French Guiana; working with students daily to improve English skills and working with teachers to enhance English instruction; reporting program’s development to government’s Rectorat in regional capital

The Gazelle, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Co-Founder, Editor-at-Large | January 2013 – August 2014
Researched, developed and co-launched the first newspaper for New York University’s second degree-granting portal campus in Abu Dhabi, recruited and trained a 15-person staff from the university to ensure the sustainability of an entirely student-driven, digital, weekly publication
 AuH2O Thriftique, New York, NY

Social Media Manager | August 2013 – August 2014
Created a social media business strategy and presence for the store, boosting online presence through increased daily use of Tumblr and Twitter and almost quadrupling an authentic Instagram followership; as a result we now have social media sales as an extra stream of revenue reaching customers throughout the U.S., Canada and England; responsibilities also include training and managing four interns
Washington Square News, New York, NY
Editor-in-Chief | January 2012 – December 2012
Responsible for directing, managing and supervising editorial content in daily production and all special issues, hiring and overseeing a staff of over 100 students, recruiting and teaching current staff, serving on WSN’s Board of Directors and accomplishing long-term projects and goals including launching a new website, increasing staff retention and partnering WSN with the non-profit organization Citizen Schools

INTERNSHIPS

Teen Vogue, New York, NY
Web Intern | September 2013 – November 2013
Built posts for TeenVogue.com, updated market stories and contacted PR companies; assembled and wrote content for online “Reader Look of the Day” feature; regularly pitched online content
Trylon Strategic Media Relations, New York, NY
Intern | June 2013 – August 2013
Conducted research to send out effective pitch emails linking articles from media clients like Newsmax; drafted press releases and media advisories; used HootSuite to manage the Twitter for the company’s blog

Harper’s BAZAAR, New York, NY
Features Intern | May 2012 – August 2012
Pitched ideas and covered stories for harpersbazaar.com; assembled research packets for articles appearing in print; updated databases for events and openings related to fashion, art and culture and transcribed cover story interviews

AWARDS & HONORS

  • Recipient of the President’s Service Award, which recognizes the distinguished achievements of students for their promotion of learning, leadership and quality of student life at NYU
  • Received Book Awards from the NYU French Department for outstanding work in French Society and Culture and Theatre in the French Tradition courses
  • Under my leadership in 2012, WSN ranked as a finalist in the 2012 Associated Collegiate Press Best Newspaper award, Multimedia Story of the Year award, and Design of the Year award
  • Finalist in Le Grand Concours National (National French Competition) 2008, 2009, 2010

SKILLS

Fluent in French; InCopy, InDesign; Mac and Windows OS; Final Cut Pro; WordPress; Twitter/Instagram/Facebook/Snapchat; SEO, Google Analytics