• To add my experience and diverse skill set to forward thinking, innovative media groups and projects that incorporate new methods, current technology and quality content to inform and entertain the broadening interests of media consumers.


Somerville, MA  February 2008 – June 2008

Daily Host~Shoe Maven, Production and Operations:

  • Primary Content Manager for the website
  • Host for on-location shoots featuring footwear designers, trends, and events
  • Trend and market monitor, working with production to focus segment content, and working with corporate sponsors providing samples to ensure target demographic is reached through featured products

  • Liason between productions and Shoetube.tv contracted bloggers, handling all correspondence and invoicing

Onsitevideo.com; Boston, MA

Actor/Spokesperson; June 2007 - Present

  • Promotions/Consumer Service actor
  • On-camera work utilizing teleprompters and green screens to make client websites more user-friendly

Ourstage.com; Chelmsford, MA May 2007 – January 2008

EJ/Community Independent Contractor:

  • Produced, edited and uploaded video content for website
  • Performed on-camera work and segment development

  • Host/Developer of "Groupie Therapy," a fan-focused online segment

  • Assisted with artist communications, promotions, and filming

The617.com/617Live.tv; Boston, MA

    Editor/ camera operator/ production assistant/ host; January 2007 - Present

  • Aided producers in scheduling 

  • Conducted on-site interviews with artists and event participants

  • Edited segments and produced advertisments for sponsors

Boston University, Boston,MA

    Graduate Instructor, Creative Writing Program; January 2006 – May

    Teaching Assistant, College of Communication; September 2006 –
        December 2006

  • Planned curriculum and lessons and taught EN202, an upperclassman  creative writing workshop
  • Led weekly discussion and provided supplemental material for a section of freshman COM101--Introduction to Communication


CNN, Boston Bureau: Boston, MA September 2007 - December 2007

  • Assisted with story and wire research for bureau's daily network pitches
  • Accompanied news team on-location shoots
  • Logged tapes and interviews
  • Assisted with in-studio guest and set up studio shots for off-site producers

WBUR 90.9FM—Here & Now; January 2007 – May 2007

  • Assisted with story research, writing and editing for daily radio news magazine
  • Conducted on-site field reports and interviews (live and pre-recorded)  with news makes in various fields including the arts, politics, and entertainment
  • Frequent contact with publicists and managers for scheduling

WSJM AM 1400—News Department; Summer 2001

  • Assisted with story research, writing and editing for hourly radio news
  • Conducted live on-site field reports and interviews
  • Made appearances on the morning talk show


Boston University, Boston, MA

  • Master of Science, Communication (Broadcast Journalism); degree  conferred January 2008
  • Master of Arts, Creative Writing (Poetry); degree conferred September 2006
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Fellow—2005/2006 and 2006/2007 academic years
  • GenCorp Scholarship Recipient—awarded for professional promise

Washington University in Saint Louis, Saint Louis, MO

  • Bachelor of Arts—Major: English Literature, Minor: Psychology; degree conferred May 2004
  • National Dean’s List 2003 – 2004


Empower Group; December 2002 – Present: Executive Coordinator, Field Consultant

  • Founded a literacy advocacy affiliate that provides services to operating literacy organizations
  • Associated with international literacy group—Proliteracy Worldwide

Boston Association of Black Journalists; May 2007: Member

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority; Member since Fall 2001; Alpha Omega Chapter, Executive Board 2002 – 2003

  • Coordinated and participated in multiple community service projects on 8 campuses and in the Saint Louis metropolitan area
  • Keynote speaker for "International Day of Service" observations in local alumnae chapter

Miss America Organization; Local Representative, Business Manager/Coach, 2004 – present

  • Held consecutive local representative titles: Miss Southwest Michigan 2004, Miss Heart of Michigan 2005, and Miss Middlesex County 2006, 3rd runner up to Miss Massachusetts
  • Spoke to over 25 different service organizations, 1500 area students, and crowds of over 500 people concerning the importance of literate, educated communities, as well as other topics
  • Served as communication, poise, and coach/business manager for local representatives
  • Chaka Sedgwick, Mr. USA 2006
  • Claire Johnson, Miss Cambridge 2007, 3rd Runner-up Miss Massachusetts 2008
  • Brittany Haywood, Miss Covert 2008 (Michigan)


Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, EZpublish, Avid Xpress Pro, Final Cut Pro, Final Cut Express, PhotoImpact, Roxio 7.0, AP, Fast Edit, NewsBoss, INews


Available upon request


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