Journalism Experience


Associate Producer for “The Beat with Ari Melber”                                     July 2017 – Present

  • Producer for “The Beat with Ari Melber” since its launch. I write segments that cover politics and culture and handle video for the show.
  • I manage a team of editors and oversee all of the video that we air every night (VOs, SOTs, montages and packages). I pitch, edit, field produce, research and produce packages and sot mashes. I’m an efficient multi-tasker who handles any and all changes to the rundown and quickly turns around bites for our air during breaking news.
  • As part of the social media team I produced our weekly “Beat This Week” videos.
  • I’m responsible for booking an editor when needed for larger projects/packages and for pre-taped shows. I also edit many of our pre-taped segments.


Associate Producer at MSNBC                                                                  March 2014 – July 2017

  • Sourced and edited video for dayside shows. I was the tape AP on “Weekends With Alex Witt” for two years.
  • While working on “Weekends With Alex Witt”, I was also on the overnight breaking news team where I was responsible for quickly turning around ready-to-air video during live coverage. I edited and I managed a small team of editors to ensure MSNBC aired the latest, best quality footage. Other shows I’ve worked on include “MSNBC Live with Stephanie Ruhle” and “PoliticsNation with Al Sharpton”.
  • Produced sot mashes and packages


P.A. for NBC’s Early Today and MSNBC’s First Look                           April 2013 – March 2014

  • Segment producer for the sports segment
    • Sports coverage included NFL, NCAA football and basketball, NBA, MLB, NASCAR, Golf and more
    • Also written obituaries, business stories, weather hits, covered the NFL concussion settlement, the BCS Championship Game and the World Series
  • Edited and produced video for various segments
  • Created daily graphics and worked closely with segment producers to provide the appropriate video and graphics needed for stories
  • Pitched stories for all segments, including news, politics, sports and entertainment
  • Provided research for various stories


Summer Intern at the New York Daily News                                           June 2012 – Aug. 2012

  • Reported, researched and wrote various articles for the Bronx Bureau
  • Was a stringer for the city desk
  • Pitched stories and covered breaking news, crime, health and science and arts and culture

Freelance reporter for                                                       March 2013– April 2013

  • Reported, researched and wrote breaking news involving politics, crime, sports, entertainment and celebrity news
  • Required to write a minimum of 10 stories a day, 200 to 300 words each
  • Averaged a speed of 20 minutes per story to find a topic, research, write and upload it to the web with images and/or video elements


Editor in Chief for the Mace & Crown

(Old Dominion University’s student newspaper)                                   Aug. 2009 — May 2010

  • Managed nine editors and a staff of 25
  • Conducted writing workshops and trained writers
  • Responsible for the handling of advertising revenue and university allocated budget
  • Created social media presence for the paper
  • Pitched stories, copy edited and wrote various stories, covering news, entertainment, sports and commentary
  • Enforced legal and ethics standards among the staff
  • Won the “Writer of the Semester” Award in April 2008



– Master’s degree from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, Dec. 2012

– B.A. from Old Dominion University, English major with journalism emphasis and American Studies minor, Magna Cum Laude, May 2010



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