• Copy editing and fact checking content for the print magazine and Family/Education desk online

  • Assisting with research for feature stories in the print magazine as well as online articles

  • Producing pieces online

  • Assisting in reviewing submissions and pitches

  • Pitching, writing and reporting for The Atlantic and CityLab

  • Writing the weekly Family newsletter

Editorial Fellow
The Atlantic

July 2018 - Present

  • Pitched and wrote stories for

  • 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

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