Summary

I am a graduate student at the Columbia School of Journalism, and was selected to take part in the documentary project. In addition to shooting, editing and producing a 30-minute documentary film, I am also working in multimedia journalism.

Credits

7/14 – Current

Associate Producer Great Transitions: The Origin of Birds

Reality/Doc (TV) — Veriscope Pictures
7/14 – Current
8/14 – 8/14

Researcher Hong Kong Maritime Museum Trade Exhibit

Corporate — 42 Degrees North Media
8/14 – 8/14
7/12 – 7/14

Researcher (Historical research, Film festival research, Research in Russian) Raise A Roof

Film (Theatrical) — Trillium Studios and John Rubin Productions, Inc. Details
7/12 – 7/14

The summer of 2012, I carried out historical research in English, Russian, and some Ukrainian. I tracked down and contacted characters, as well as reaching out to a Ukrainian museum in Russian. The summer of 2014, I assisted with Massachusetts-based interviews and researched film festivals.

7/13 – 12/13

Researcher (Stock research, attended color correct) The Origin of Species: The Making of a Theory

Reality/Doc (TV) — John Rubin Productions, Inc.
7/13 – 12/13
6/13 – 8/13

Key Production Assistant (DIT, Managed talent, General PA responsibilities) The Origin of Species: The Making of a Theory

Film (Theatrical) — John Rubin Productions Details
6/13 – 8/13

I was first on set and the last off on all-day shoots in multiple locations. I assisted set up and break down. As DIT, I transferred media/logged footage. I researched restaurants and called in/picked up lunch. I coordinated and managed talent. I returned equipment to the rental house.

7/12 – 8/12

Development Intern (Research, fact-checking, proofreading) Got Lactase? The Co-evolution of Genes and Culture

Film (Theatrical) — John Rubin Productions, Inc. Details
7/12 – 8/12

As an intern for this Howard Hughes Medical Institute documentary, I carried out scientific and historical research on the lactase enzyme and the history of lactose tolerance. I also proofread and fact-checked treatments.

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Education

Class of '16

Columbia University

MS in Journalism, specializing in documentary
Class of '13

Middlebury College

International Studies for Eastern Europe and Russia, Linguistics

My Gear

  • Dolly wheels
  • GoPro
  • Nikon D5200
  • Rode Videomic Shotgun microphone
  • Toyota Prius
  • Tripod

Affiliations

  • Columbia University Alumna
  • Middlebury College Alumna
  • Society of Professional Journalists

Skills

  • Admin PA
  • Assistant Editor
  • Associate Producer
  • Casting
  • Coordinating auditions
  • Coordinating travel and lodging
  • DIT
  • Driving
  • DSLR Filming and photography
  • Final Cut X
  • French
  • Great interpersonal skills
  • Historical research
  • Location research
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Photoshop CS6
  • Proofreading
  • Russian
  • Scientific research
  • Set PA
  • Some Avid
  • Stock footage research
  • Talent