Experience:

Jonas Digital

Owner, Digital Strategist & Frontend Developer
June ’15 – Present
  • Build custom WordPress website solutions for independent clients
  • Create and manage Google Adwords Campaigns
  • Design and build email marketing templates for client use
  • Create and manage social media campaigns
  • Create actionable improvement planning based on Google Analytics and other tools

The Goss Agency

Account Manager/Digital Director
January ’14 – June ’15
  • Build and implement digital strategies for a wide range of clients to maximize return on investment
  • Develop and implement email campaigns with custom built email templates
  • Organize and manage accounts for clients ranging from consumer services to tourism to nonprofit
  • Develop customized WordPress-based websites for clients, with integrated social media accounts
  • Manage production on traditional and new media projects, working within budget and deadlines

C-SPAN

Web Producer
February ’12 – January ’14
  • Develop editorial strategy and coordinate video, links and text coverage for ’13 government shutdown
  • Produce news boxes on homepage, includes choosing and editing photos, writing copy, and linking
  • Work with team at RebelMouse to develop a social media landing page for behind-the-scenes coverage of Inauguration Day 2013
  • Encode and process live video feeds, link video to homepage and events pages
  • Develop editorial plan for homepage on daily basis and during special events, like election coverage and Supreme Court health care decision

MedillPolitics.org

Web Editor
January ’12 – May ’12
  • Produce website featuring content from Medill School of Journalism students from Chicago and DC
  • Develop and implement posting guidelines and procedure, along with multimedia standards

Hinge

Interactive Associate Producer
September ’11 – December ’11
  • Working with Bonnier Corporation and their recently spun-off Web+ tablet application to develop a tablet-first magazine with the theme of “history through the lens of pop culture”
  • Producing interactive elements for 14 reporters using HTML5, JavaScript, Adobe AfterEffects and InDesign
  • Preparing a media kit and website to market the weekly tablet-only magazine

Northwestern News 21

2011 Fellow – A Parent’s Quest
June ’11 – September ’11
  • Designed and created interactive graphics for three stories, including text, video, and photos
  • Wrote and produced story on school choice systems in urban school districts across the country
  • Produced web stories for eight other fellows, using WordPress, plugins, and custom fields.

Medill News Service

Business Reporter, Technology Beat
January ’11 – March ’11
  • Covered the Chicago Technology Business beat, including companies like Motorola, Groupon, and U.S. Cellular
  • Produced and edited a video on the Verizon iPhone release
  • Served as Web editor during which I edited and posted content to the website and communicated with clients of the wire service

C-SPAN

White House Independent Pool Producer
October ’07 – September ’10
  • Communicated daily coverage plans to C-SPAN and AP Television News bureaus
  • Field produced stand-ups from the White House for C-SPAN programs
  • Developed and coordinated FTP file acquisition from international agencies, including the European Parliament and NATO
  • Planned logistics for and field produced coverage of President Obama’s first state dinner, which included 5 separate camera crews, two producers, and on-air talent
Programming Operations Production Assistant
July ’06 – October ’07
  • Prepared logs for the master-control operators
  • Typed graphics and pulled together materials for daily programming

NBC Olympics Torino 2006

Runner
February ’06
  • Assisted on-air talent with research and interviews of athletes
  • Field produced athlete press conferences

KCNC CBS 4 Colorado –Denver, CO

Newsroom Intern
June ’05 – August ’05
  • Assisted assignment desk with management of daily stories
  • Field produced anchor packages for afternoon and evening newscasts

Colorado Production Group – Denver, CO

Administrative and Production Intern
May ’04 – August ’04
  • Researched locations for seven shows in production for the Travel Channel
  • Secured location permits and assembled production books for executive producer

Education:

Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University

Masters of Science in Journalism
Certificate in Media Management

December 2011

Concentration: Interactive Producing
McCormick Scholar
News 21 Fellow

Syracuse University

Bachelor of Arts

May 2006

S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications/College of Arts and Sciences
Dual Major: Television, Radio, and Film and Political Science

Skills:

    • Account & Project Management
    • Survey Monkey, Google Forms
    • Quickbooks Accounting System
    • Adobe Creative Suite
    • HD Video Production
    • WordPress Theme Customization
    • Social Media: Twitter, Tumblr, RebelMouse
    • Avid and Final Cut Pro Non-Linear Video Editing Systems
    • CAMIO & Lyric Chyron Systems
    • Content Management Systems: WordPress, Ektron, Tumblr
    • File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
    • HTML5, CSS3
    • JavaScript jQuery UI
    • Mag+ iPad platform
    • Adobe CS5 – Premier Pro, Photoshop, InDesign
    • Bloomberg LP terminal
    • Copy Editing
    • Card Sorting, Task Analysis and Usability Testing
    • Building Networked Audiences through SEO, Social Media, and Partnerships
    • Proofreading (AP Style)
    • Photography and Photoshop
    • ESPs: MailChimp, Constant Contact, Aweber
    • Web-based Political Donation Software
    • E-commerce platforms
    • Web-based membership systems
    • Payment Portals
    • Forum Software
    • User Experience (UX) Testing
    • Google & Platform-based Analytics
    • Building Networked Audiences
    • Social Media Strategy: Twitter, Instagram, Linkedin, YouTube, Facebook, Pinterest, Tumblr, Google