Resume

Education

American University – School of Communication & School of Public Affairs
Washington, DC, USA – May 2016
• B.A. in Foreign Language & Communication Media and Political Science
• Foreign Language: French
• Dean’s List as of Fall 2013

Work Experience

Contributing writer, WAMU’s Bandwidth
Washington, DC, USA – Jan. 2015 – present
• Pitched story ideas to editor and took initiative in interviewing musicians
• Met deadlines without complications and communicated frequently with editor

Digital intern, NBCWashington.com
Washington, DC, USA – Jan. 2016 – May 2016
• Pitched and wrote news stories on local events and crime
• Cut video for weather forecast and traffic , worked with CMS and Dalet

Administrative and social media intern, Winston Real Estate
Washington, DC, USA – June 2015-Aug. 2015
• Managed and made posts of sales on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
• Aided in email marketing campaign to sell properties

Barista and gelato scooper, Dolcezza
Washington, DC, USA – April 2015-Sept. 2015
• Handled more than $1,000 in cash when dealing with customers and sales report
• Served high quality coffee and gelato in a timely manner

Teaching Assistant, American University
Washington, DC, USA – Jan. 2015-May 2015
• Advised Professor Thomas Merrill on syllabus and teaching material
• Guided and edited students’ research papers

Editorial Intern, Current 
Takoma Park, MD, USA – Sept. 2014-Dec. 2014
• Wrote news stories about topics in public media, specifically on new programming
• Edited copy for print layout and prepared articles for digital layout on WordPress
• Interviewed dozens of sources for articles from station managers to radio hosts

Editorial Assistant, AudioFemme.com 
Washington, DC, USA – May 2014-Dec. 2014
• Wrote reviews about new music videos, concerts, songs and albums
• Worked with confidential material regarding new albums and press material

Social Media and Web Intern, Lani Inlander, Real Life Style 
Washington, DC, USA – May 2014-Sept. 2014
• Handled social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest to promote employer’s work and also keep up-to-date with fashion news
• Helped update old website to a newer platform using HTML

Front Desk Assistant, Human Rights Watch
Washington, DC, USA – Oct. 2012- May 2016
• Worked under the office manager to facilitate daily office affairs
• Received and directed phone calls, used Microsoft Outlook to organize and write emails, distributed mail, and greeted and accommodated guests from journalists to foreign dignitaries

Front Counter Representative, McDonald’s Australia 
Shepparton, VIC, Australia – Dec. 2010-May 2011
• Dealt with over 20 customers per shift, working within a team of 5 people to complete orders in a timely manner
• Handled large sums of money daily and organized supplies at the front counter while also preparing drinks and food

Administrative Assistant, Cornell Credit Card Program
Ithaca, NY, USA – June-Aug. 2009
• Utilized internal software to organize and compute data
• Worked in a team of 2 and handled confidential information

Writer and Teacher’s Assistant, Work Force New York
Ithaca, NY, USA – June-Aug. 2009
• Wrote and edited about 10 articles weekly for a local newsletter using Microsoft Publisher
• Taught English as a second language to a class of about 15 adult learners

Relevant Activities

Web Director, WVAU.ORG 
American University – Jan. 2015-May 2015
• Edited weekly articles from five staff writers, working closely with them to produce the best content
• Used HTML coding to format articles
• Worked together with a co-director to recruit and help improve staff writers
• Attended weekly eboard meetings and promoted major station events

Radio DJ and Web Assistant, WVAU.ORG 
American University – Sept. 2012-present
• Hosted a 2 hour long radio show, “Uncharted”, which plays international music and highlights music news
• Wrote weekly articles related to music for the station’s website
• Formatted articles for the website using HTML coding and helped maintain the website

Publicity and Social Media Coordinator, Student Union Board 
American University – Aug. 2014-May 2015
• Worked with a partner to collaborate Facebook posts and tweets
• Posted on Instagram during an event with appropriate captions and tags
• Analyzed the social media climate before an event to gauge reactions towards an event
• Promoted SUB events and artists/speakers/comedians/etc.

Writer, The Eagle 
American University – Sept. 2013-present
• Wrote concert and album reviews completed in a timely manner
• Interviewed artists and worked with editors to best present information

Photo Editor, American Literary Magazine
American University – Feb. 2013-May 2013
• Organized and led review sessions for over 100 photo submissions
• Contributed to the layout of final magazine and copyedited final product

Skills

• Social media: proficiency in Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, WordPress and Twitter
• Software: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Photoshop, Final Cut X, HTML/CSS and Stata
• Language: advanced reading, writing, and speaking ability in French and Indonesian

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