Adobe: Premiere, Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects
Audio: Reaper, Pro Tools, Logic
Other: Final Cut Pro, Motion
Coding: WordPress, Squarespace, HTML, CSS, CMS
Hardware: Marantz 620 and 660, Canon DSLR, JVC HMU Video Camera
Languages: French, Nigerian Pidgin
CUNY Graduate School of Journalism
M.A., Arts and Culture Reporting
University of California, Riverside
B.A., Media and Cultural Studies, Minor in Business Administration
• Some Social Media management for music act Girl Swallows Nightingale
• President, CUNY chapter of National Association of Black Journalists 2014
• Volunteer Photographer for Oakland First Fridays
• Transcription for The New York Times Lens Blog
Women Sound Off|Media Platform
Contributor Feb 2018 – Present
Create and curate profile and news stories of women in creative industries in the Bay Area. Leverage engagement with blog posts. Contribute and manage WSO voice in social media platforms.
California Magazine | Publication January 2018 – Present
Freelance Reporter | Video Journalist
Produce long-form general interest stories, Q &A and science stories relevant to UC Berkeley students and alumni. Produce and direct short and long-form videos for the web and social.
PushBlack | Media Platform
Contributor Oct 2017 – December 2017
Researched and wrote articles about black history and black news. Wrote six short-form articles weekly.
Rehab Online Magazine |Media Platform
Contributor Sept 2016 – April 2018
Pitch and write articles and stories on music and culture. Write social media copy for promotion.
·BLOC | Media Agency Summer 2016
Part of team charged with re-branding structure and new strategy for the agency. Created and curated life-style content towards millennials. Assisted Director of Content with interactive posts.
WNYC: The Brian Lehrer Show | NPR | Radio
Intern Producer June 2015 – Dec 2015
Produced segments on human interest stories. Pitched ideas for different special news coverage. Pitched and produced audio snapshot of police brutality around the country that preceded our “Radio Talks Race” special program.
Mott Haven Herald/Hunt’s Point Express | Hyper-Local Newspaper
Intern Reporter Summer 2014
Reported on Hunt’s Point and Mott Haven neighborhoods of the Bronx. Photographed and created photo stories for Hunts Point Express.
·CUNY Press | Publishing
Editorial Assistant Oct 2013 – May 2014
Part of proofreading and editing team. Curated publication list for CUNY Journalism School students to pitch stories to. Handled administrative tasks.
The Nabe | Hyper-Local Newspaper
Reporter Sept 2013 – Jan 2014
Reported on the Fort Greene and Clinton Hill neighborhoods of Brooklyn. Wrote crime blotter and broke the news of notable museum’s move to a new space.