Resume

  • Copy editing and fact checking content for the print magazine
  • Compiling research for feature stories
  • Transcribing interviews and other material
  • Assisting in reviewing submissions and pitches
  • Pitching, writing and reporting for TheAtlantic.com

Editorial Fellow
The Atlantic

July 2018 - Present


  • Pitched and wrote stories for Popsci.com
  • Contributed front-of-the-book magazine articles
  • Researched and provided editorial assistance
  • Fact checked content for quarterly print magazine
     

Editorial Intern
Popular Science

January 2018 - March 2018


Editor in Chief
Al Bayan Magazine

September 2017 - March 2018

  • Led the web launch of the magazine, including digitizing previous content 
  • Previously served as managing editor for the print magazine
  • Wrote feature articles, essays and Q&A's for annual print issues
  • Copy edited and fact checked articles and essays
  • Created illustrations, infographics and layouts

Editorial Intern and Freelance Writer
Texas Monthly

June 2017 - Dec 2017

  • Reported from the Texas State Capitol during the special legislative session
  • Wrote and reported for Texas Monthly's energy blog
  • Transcribed interviews
  • Assisted with fact-checking and copy editing
  • Contributed research for print magazine and online content
  • Digitized archival material, such as previous print issues

Assistant Managing Editor
North by Northwestern

January 2016 - June 2016

  • Oversaw content and direction of news coverage
  •  Managed long term projects
  • Fact-checked and copy-edited articles
  • Edited articles for clarity, accuracy, style and tone
  • Reported breaking news
  • Promoted content through social media channels
  • Trained section editors in CMS and workflow
  • Launched, developed and produced podcast series

Communications
Intern
CAIR Chicago

January 2017 - May 2017

  • Assisted in preparation for press conferences and releases
  • Photography, videography and multi-media editing
  • Website upkeep through WordPress CMS
  • Designed flyers, place cards and other material for annual fundraiser
  • Wrote articles for CAIR Chicago’s news site (The Chicago Monitor)
  • Copy edited promotional material, reports and other documents

Media Relations Intern
Northwestern University

September 2014 - June 2018

  • Transcribed adio files from speeches, interviews and panels
  • Compiled daily press clippings related to university news coverage
  • Used Cision database to analyze media coverage of Northwestern
  • Updated media contact lists for university press releases related to research announcements, special projects and policy updates
  • Answered phone calls and directed reporters to the appropriate university departments