Resume

Education

DePaul University, Chicago, IL,M.A. in Journalism, June 2012, GPA: 3.93/4.00

University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, Bachelor of Science in Physics, May 2006

 

Journalism Work Experience

TripAdvisor website, Newton, MA

Freelance Contributor, August 2011-present

  • Researched and wrote travel advice articles about various cities in Europe

Good Day DePaul, Chicago, IL

Assignment Editor and Writer, January 2011-June 2012

  • Researched stories for the weekly news show
  • Wrote readouts and voice-overs adhering to broadcast news writing style

Chicago magazine, Chicago, IL

Editorial Assistant, September 2011-January 2012

  • Assisted with  researching and fact-checking of  stories for print and an online content of the magazine
  • Reported and wrote about winter educational and leisure activities for children in Chicago area
  • Reported for Best Day Spas feature

Today’s Chicago Woman magazine, Chicago, IL

Web Editorial Intern, June 2011-September 2011

  • Researched and wrote for TCW web about current cultural events and social issues
  • Edited print content for website and wrote headlines and teasers for online content
  • Launched TCW Minute Mentor, an online career advice section
  • Worked with contributors on potential and submitted entries and made edit changes to articles

Polish Radio London, London, England

News Desk Intern, April 2010-May 2010

  • Interviewed and edited recorded material for the news show during parliament election

The Prisma,London, England

 Journalist, January 2010-April 2010

  • Pitched and wrote articles about immigration and dining

South London Press, London, England

Reporter Intern, March 2010

  • Assisted in writing stories about the community in South London

Skills

  • SEO, CMS, WordPress, Photoshop, Garage Band, SoundSlides, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Flash, inDesign, Tumblr, iMovie, Quark, Adobe Creative Suite
  • Familiar with mobile podcasting and uploading stories, photos, audio and video into content management systems
  • Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Delicious, Hootsuite, Storify and more
  • Fluent in English and Polish. Intermediate  knowledge of German and Russian

Journalism Organizations

  • Association of Women Journalists Chicago, July 2011-present
  • Treasurer of DePaul Society of Professional Journalists, April 2011-June 2012
  • Society of Professional Journalists, August 2010-present

 

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