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Experience


MAY 2017 -
Us Weekly, Video Creative Director
Oversee creative for all of Us Weekly’s video content. Work closely with producers on the production of new series, and provide direction to designers for motion projects. My focus includes live studio production, beauty & lifestyle content, news, and social.

AUGUST 2016 - MAY 2017
Us Weekly, Entertainment News Video Editor
Edited both breaking and narrative content in a news environment. Modernized our graphics packages and developed a templated graphics system that dramatically hastened my team’s output. In January 2017, we generated over 44 million unique views across our platforms.

NOVEMBER 2014 - AUGUST 2016
92Y, Digital Producer & Distribution Manager
Pitched and created video projects tailored to digital with a philanthropic focus.

MAY 2012 - SEPTEMBER 2014
Cartegraph, Videographer/Editor
Led creative for our video unit. Pieces included corporate commercials, motion graphic explainers, and tradeshow productions.

MAY 2011 - SEPTEMBER 2014
Rally Collective, Motion Designer & Copywriter
Worked closely with companies to develop brand initiatives. My production work included video, motion design, and copywriting.

NOVEMBER 2010 - MAY 2012
Clarke University, Copywriter
Developed the university’s brand voice and wrote its look book, which won the CASE Circle of Excellence National Award.

SEPTEMBER 2007 - MAY 2009
ETHOS Magazine, Creative Director
Managed a team of designers and directed both creative and narrative content.


Education


2004-2009
Iowa State University Bachelor of Arts in Advertising
2008
University of Wales, Swansea

Skills

  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Cinema 4D
  • DaVinci Resolve
  • Camera, Light & Sound
  • Tricaster

Recognition


Gold Addy, Top 10 & Judge’s Choice Award, 2014
Gold Addy, Top 10 Award, 2014
Final 15 Addy, 2013
CASE Circle of Excellence Gold Medal National Winner, 2012
Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Award, 2009