December 2015


Harvard University Division of Continuing Education | Cambridge, MA (May 2016)

Master of Liberal Arts (ALM): International Relations

  • Concentration: International Law/Human Rights
  • Currently working on thesis regarding conflict photography and its effect on public opinion and public policy

Emerson College | Boston, MA (August 2012)

Bachelor of Science: Print and Multimedia Journalism

Bachelor of Arts: Writing, Literature, and Publishing *Magna Cum Laude


Harvard Kennedy School | Cambridge, MA
Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

Executive Assistant to Gary Samore (March 2013-Present)

  • Produced the quarterly newspaper newsletter and other informational materials with Communications team
  • Wrote and updated media databases
  • Interviewed research fellows and wrote articles for the quarterly newsletter

Communications Intern (February 2012-February 2013)

  • Research and organize material, books, and opinion editorials pertaining to nuclear nonproliferation and U.S. foreign policy toward Iran
  • Schedule media requests, interviews, and appointments
  • Organize seminars and events for students, fellows, guest lecturers, and VIPs

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt | Boston, MA

Digital Strategy Intern (September-December 2012)

  • Wrote marketing copy for e-book products and applications
  • Produced reports, gathered data, and analyzed sales of digital products
  • Wrote press releases
  • Authored and updated the internal Houghton Mifflin website/blog

Essdras Suarez, Freelance Photographer | Boston, MA

Production Assistant (December 2011-Present)

  • Second-camera photographer
  • Set up lighting and equipment for on-location and studio shoots
  • Interviewed subjects and gathered source information
  • Scouted locations

The Boston Globe | Boston, MA

Photo Co-op (July-December 2011)

  • Researched photos for all departments, retrieved photos from wire agencies, distributedphotos to media outlets, and processed all photographs into The Boston Globe database
  • Assisted photographers on assignment and in the studio
  • Managed the photo department and news desk, including administrative duties, giving photographers assignments/directions, etc.

Gauge Magazine, Emerson College Nonfiction Magazine | Boston, MA

Copyeditor (Spring 2011)

  • Instituted a grammar style guide
  • Copyedited articles for publication

Film Rites | Los Angeles, CA

Intern (June-August 2010)

  • Evaluated manuscripts and screenplays for potential film adaptation
  • Produced material for film development and creative meetings

Selected Publications


  • “Tooth Fairy Economics.” The Boston Globe, G Section cover story, print. April 24, 2012.
  • “Maddow Spends Her Birthday With Book Fans.” The Boston Globe, print. April 3, 2012.
  • “Black Leaders Aiming to Halt Three-Strikes Bill.” The Boston Globe front page, print. January 23, 2012.
  • “Aglow Over Sparks at Book Signing.” The Boston Globe, print. October 18, 2011.
  • “A Novel Look at ‘The Wire.’” The Boston Globe, print. October 17, 2011.
  • “Read on—Boston Book Festival Package.” The Boston Globe, print. October 16, 2011.
  • “‘Sonia’s’ Author Visits Emerson Campus.” The Boston Globe, print. September 15, 2011.


  • “Yogathon for Dogs and Their Owners Raises Money for Animal Rescue League.” The Boston Globe online, February 21, 2012.
  • “In South End Operation, Police Target ‘Johns’ who Solicit Sex Online.” The Boston Globe online, March 5, 2012.
  • “ABC Spanish in Motion Captures Toddlers’ Fun in Learning New Language.” The Boston Globe online, May 7, 2012.


  • Merit Based Dean’s Scholarship at Emerson College | Fall 2008-Spring 2012
  • Emerson College Dean’s List/Honor Roll | Eight Semesters
  • Undergraduate Award in History | Spring 2007
  • Undergraduate Award in Journalism | Spring 2006


  • Proficient in PC, Adobe Flash, Word, Excel, InDesign, and Photoshop
  • Experienced in video production and digital journalism, including filming, editing, and sound
  • Familiar with social media platforms