Summary

My skills & experience are a testament to my passion for this industry. I'm a team player who loves to contribute and am hoping to create an environment where I am assisting, learning, and creating a well endowed final piece.

Credits

6/15 – Current

Reporter (Freelance) – InStyle Magazine

Details
6/15 – Current

•Fact check magazine stories for accuracy on a tight deadline •Communicate with Senior Fashion Credits Editor to discuss credit adjustments for pieces in fashion, beauty, and jewelry features •Work closely with Copy Editors and Copywriters to ensure accuracy in stories •Connect with PR representatives about credit information for various clothing pieces, jewelry, and beauty products •Connect with celebrity and designer publicists to confirm facts and details in stories •Collaborate with Senior Editors in all departments to suggest edits and make changes

1/17 – 1/17

Production Assistant Love and Hip Hop New York Reunion 7

VH1 — Reality/Doc (TV) — Eastern Details
1/17 – 1/17

• Develop creative for different segments • Manage social media • Create seating charts to represent each segment on stage for Love & Hip Hop talent • Cover “Behind The Scenes” action • Write questions for host to ask the Love & Hip Hop talent during the reunion • Produce documentation outlining the different packages, proper clips, time codes and transcripts • Use Avid Media Compressor to extract necessary audio & video clips

4/16 – 10/16

Production Assistant – Embassy Row

Details
4/16 – 10/16

•Prepare Chyron and stringer sheet •Assist show writer with researching elements •Assist Producing team with logging VH1 shows •Create "show bibles" for all VH1 programming •Pull social media highlights for producers for that week's guests •Coordinate and shoot GIFs on show day with guests •Sit in control room on show day and work with Chyron Op to review elements •Track in show guest's twitter accounts that we may use on air for Q&A •Prepare Marc Lamont Hill's binder with guest's bio and facts that were obtained from the pre-interview along with any helpful social info •Prep EVS operator on in show •Work on master elements list. Update Elements list as elements change on show day •Work directly with talent to ensure comfortability & accuracy upon arrival for show days

1/15 – 5/15

Promotion Assistant (Publicity Intern) – Allied Integrated Marketing

Details
1/15 – 5/15

The job description for the Publicity & Promotions Intern is as follows: · Assist in planning, execute and manage all Washington, DC aspects of film publicity, promotional and grassroots campaigns for Allied Moxy – a division of Allied Integrated Marketing · Work extensively on key African-American film campaigns by establishing relationships with AA consumers, clients and press. ·Maintain relationships with Promotions Directors at various publications, radio stations, television stations and online groups. ·Identify and develop publicity opportunities with various grassroots and word-of-mouth organizations. · Help staff and organize promotional screenings, stunts and events to create ''buzz'' in support of client projects. ·Work with third party retailers, bars and clubs to create exciting and targeted events.

10/13 – 4/14

Production Assistant (Intern) – WHUR 96.3

Details
10/13 – 4/14

I assisted Frank Ski and his team with prepping news, entertainment and guest biographies for each show. I maintained social media sites; making sure we stayed active and engaged with our fan base. I occasionally offered insight on-air depending on the different topics discussed. Also, I assisted all guests upon arrival for the show and answer calls from fans.

5/13 – 8/13

Production Assistant (Intern) – NBC Universal

Details
5/13 – 8/13

I assisted producers with pitching and researching story ideas for the different segments. I wrote articles for the online publication. I assisted the graphics team with finding video clips and photos to be used during the different segments. I logged their systems, making sure all of it's information is correct and updated. I assisted the segment producers in conducting and transcribing interviews. Lastly, I assisted the booking team with taking care of guests upon guests arrival for the show.

5/12 – 8/12

Talent Booker (Intern) – NBC Universal

Details
5/12 – 8/12

I completed routine office tasks and assisted the producers book guests for the segments on MSNBC. I coordinated logistics for guests appearing on television segments such as flights, transportation, hotels and tended to the guests upon arrival to make sure their time at MSNBC is to their liking.

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Education

Class of '15

Howard University

B.A. Journalism