Summary

Television production enthusiast-- proactive, team player--pretzel connoisseur

Credits

1/14 – 4/14

Intern (News and Assignment Desk Intern) WHDH Channel 7 News

NBC — WHDH Channel 7 News Boston Details
1/14 – 4/14

• Pitched news stories to news writing team during staff meetings for potential on-air coverage • Reported on local news by contacting informants in the Boston area to supplement reporters’ content • Researched breaking news via social media management applications (i.e. TweetDeck) and organized daily scripts

5/13 – 8/13

Development Intern (More specifically: Script Intern ) Castle Rock Entertainment

Film (Theatrical) — Castle Rock Entertainment Details
5/13 – 8/13

• Critiqued and wrote coverage for 20+ scripts that helped the team determine suitability for production • Covered Executive Assistant’s desk by rolling calls, responding to emails, and taking messages • Developed archive system to organize past Castle Rock projects for executive producers

5/13 – 8/13

Intern (More specifically: Production Intern) Conan

TBS — Scripted (TV) — Conaco Productions Details
5/13 – 8/13

•Collaborated with staff to execute studio operations and facilitate communication between the writing and production teams • Delivered scripts, props, and production materials to ensure production ran efficiently •Wrote joke premises based on current events to contribute to monologue •Researched and compiled periodical information to generate interview material using Lexis Nexis

7/13 – 7/13

Audience Assistant The ESPYS

ESPN/ESPN2 — Live / Special Event (TV) — ESPN Details
7/13 – 7/13

- Collaborated with directors, producers, and stage managers via head sets to ensure talent and the show moved quickly - Led, escorted, and catered to multiple talent to facilitate timely show production

9/12 – 12/12

Casting Intern 30 Rock 7

NBC — Scripted (TV) — NBC Universal Details
9/12 – 12/12

• Collaborated with casting directors to research and identify new and recurring talent for “3OROCK” and NBC pilot shows • Researched and complied information on talent for casting directors to aid in their decision making process • Facilitated 100+ casting sessions/ auditions and daily office operations to insure the process ran efficiently

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Education

Class of '14

Boston University

B.A. English Literature

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