experience & education

Western Washington University: 2015 – 2018

  • Bachelors Degree in English with a Creative Writing Emphasis; completion of undergraduate courses in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, editing & publishing, linguistics, and anthropology, and a graduate seminar in creative nonfiction

Scribie: February – August 2017

  • Self-selected transcription of audio files for a variety of companies and interests; utilization of personal accountability and scheduling, broadening knowledge of commercial text formatting

Jeopardy Magazine: December 2016 – May 2017

  • Volunteer content evaluator; assessment of student literary submissions, comments and feedback on individual fiction pieces, creative peer collaboration

SchoolAuction.net: October 2016

  • Commissioned blog post writing; detailed communication with client, research through phone interviews, use of writing skills to promote products and connect with consumer base

Usborne Books & More: August 2016

  • Transcription of client’s video files with time stamps and frame breaks; time management skills, task organization and accountability, promotion of products, proficiency in YouTube transcript formatting

Ellie Chavez: July 2016

  • Proofreading and editing a poetry publication; working with client to give feedback and suggestions for readability, grammar, style, and flow

MadLab Short Play Festival: 2013 – 2014

  • Publication of two one-act plays; collaboration with professional playwrights and directors, development and editing of multiple drafts based on peer feedback, attendance of live script readings and stage rehearsals, broadening understanding of theatre conventions & culture