Resume

Education

Sep 2016 - Sep 2017
New York Film Academy

Master of Arts, Filmmaking & Media

Sep 2013 - Aug 2016
University of Kent

Bachelor of Arts, Film


Experience

Jan 2020 - Jun 2020
The Blast

Entertainment News Correspondent

» Adhering to an AP style guide
» Crafting relevant, up-to-date articles on celebrity news and entertainment topics
» Creating fresh content, putting my own unique spin on articles
» Reliably sourcing and linking, fluent research skills, solid knowledge of covered topics
» Accepting and applying feedback, alongside contributing semi-regularly to being a beta-tester for the platform

Apr 2019 - Nov 2019
The Sun

SEO Showbiz Reporter

» Writing high-quality TV and showbiz features as directed by the SEO editors
» Maintaining and editing celebrity profiles and evergreen content to maximize SEO traffic, from Kim Kardashian to Game of Thrones
» Liaising with the video and picture desk
» Occasional live blogging of key showbiz events, from the Brits' red carpet to the Love Island final
» Pitching exciting content ideas for trending shows and celebrities with SEO potential.
» Consulting with the Head of SEO and Digital Showbiz and TV Editor in order to resolve issues with stories

Aug 2018 - Dec 2018
MailOnline

US Showbiz Reporter

» Reporting showbiz news from MailOnline's office in Los Angeles, CA
» Working with the photo department to produce custom thumbnails for increased click-through rate and traffic
» Being able to research an extensive amount on any given topic for the purpose of the article
» Using social media to come up with new stories and interlink them with correlating topics

May 2018 - Jul 2018
Monsters & Critics

TV Writer

» Writing content focused on television and entertainment
» Choosing certain popular television shows and writing weekly recaps
» Being able to write at a rapid pace, particularly on a busy news day, for articles that had a higher click-through rate at certain times of the day
» Scheduling articles for certain times: i.e, the Golden Globes: most stories about the occurrence will be scheduled at a time nearing to the event to increase traffic rate

Mar 2015 - Jun 2018
Valnet

Listicle Content Writer

» Over 140 million page views to date
» Creating viral-driven listicles with a particular focus on pop culture
» Sharing creative ideas with the editor on article ideas
» Meeting deadlines for stories aimed at specific deadlines
» Able to use social media strategically in order to increase traffic

Feb 2016 - Apr 2018
Inquisitr

News Correspondent

» Covering all the latest politics, world and entertainment news
» Effectively using SEO techniques for maximum exposure
» Using Photoshop to handle all image editing
» Working with editors for traffic strategies and article ideas
» Engaging with readers via social media and the commenting box
» High form of web research on every covered subject; sourcing relevant news outlets
» Able to work efficiently to meet certain deadlines (i.e. breaking news)
» Over 1,000 published articles to date

Jun 2017 - Jan 2018
Blasting News

Entertainment Reporter

» Producing content focused on politics, sports, and entertainment
» Collaborating with writers on story ideas
» Learning new SEO techniques for traffic engagement
» Actively communicating with editors on new topics and article reviews

May 2015 - Oct 2015
Guardian Liberty Voice

Entertainment Reporter

» Providing coverage of the latest world and entertainment news
» SEO research and tracking traffic analytics
» Attending weekly webinars to discuss new plans and ideas
» Managing entertainment writers and assigning newsworthy articles

Jul 2011 - Jul 2013
Celeb Dirty Laundry

Showbiz Reporter

Writing Skills

Journalism

95%

Content Writing

90%

Proofread

95%

Research

80%

Other Skills

Search Engine Optimization

80%

Social Media

85%

Editing

65%

Public Relations

65%

German Fluency

80%

Photoshop

70%