Video Editor • The Huffington Post
October 2014 – Present
Create original video content for The Huffington Post – Shoot/Edit/Produce.
Manage video partnership with Aol On video platform by programming third party video content, handling product improvement requests and monitoring overall video performance on The Huffington Post.
Perform video stats analysis site wide.
Monitor video team’s output and performance.
Assist in managing the video team’s daily organizational structure for optimized workflow.
Run The Huffington Post official YouTube Channel.
Promote and distribute original video content to social platforms (FB, Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram) and The Huffington Post’s international editions.
Manage partnerships and video content cross-promotions with similar publications.
Monitor video team’s adherence to legal standards as directed by Head of Video.
Provide video standards training to members of editorial team.
Advocate for editorial and business value of video across editorial verticals.
Associate Video Editor • The Huffington Post
January 2013 – September 2014
Curated video content for HuffingtonPost.com.
Shot and edited original videos.
Edited pop-culture centric mashups.
Wrote for multiple verticals.
Managed official HuffPost YouTube channel.
Freelance • ANIMAL New York
September 2012 – Present
Pitch, write, and edit stories
Research/edit photos • Transcribe interviews
Pitch, shoot and edit video and photo content for the cite
Optimize and promote content to increase cite traffic
Editorial Assistant • V as in Victor
August 2012-January 2013
Pitch, write, and edit stories
Coordinate with editor to strategize release of iPad only content
Transcribe interviews • write heds/deks
Freelance Video Editor • Refinery 29 New York, NY
August 2012 – September 2012
Produce video packages, tutorial how to guides, interviews
Research web video strategies
Participate in on site and post coverage of the New York Fashion Week
Freelance Video Editor • Off The Grid Excursions New York, NY
May 2012- August 2012
Coordinated with the marketing team on branding video content
Edited and optimized video content for various social media platforms
Lead Multimedia Producer • The Newshouse Syracuse, NY
January 2012-May 2012
Produced Valentines Day package grossing over 1700 unique hits on Vimeo
Wrote and edited news stories, interviews and reviews
Produced multimedia projects including video, photos, audio, text
Coordinated with team of 12 editors on a weekly basis to assign, edit, publish content
Content contributor in various capacities
May 2011-Aug 2011
Shot and edited live musical performances on location and in studio
Covered Bonnaroo Music Festival 2011, produced content on site
Contributed content to the newly launched MPlayer
Executive Web Editor • Jerk Magazine Syracuse, NY
Jan 2011-May 2011
Developed Jerkmagazine.net and Jerk blog identities
Managed 15-person staff in creating new content for website
Established workflow systems for both web and blog
Maintained and updated the visual aesthetic of website
Raised site hits from 1,000 to 8,000/month by rebranding the website
Blog featured on the wordpress.com front page
Head Arts and Music Editor • Jerk Magazine Syracuse, NY
May 2010-Jan 2011
Revised the section to center on wider spanning issues in the arts community
Researched Syracuse and CNY arts and music scene
Coordinated and edited stories for the Arts & Music section
Video Intern • Stylecaster Media LLC New York, NY
May 2010-Aug 2010
Produced video packages on Alan Cumming, Lori Goldstein, Kele Okereke, etc
Researched web video strategies and viewer demographic
Multimedia Editor • 20 Watts Magazine Syracuse, NY
June 2009- May 2010
Bridged the gap between print and web departments
Created multimedia pieces to supplement print features
• Final Cut Pro Suite • Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) • DSLRs Nikon & Canon • Sony VX2100, HVR Z1U & Z7U• HTML5, CSS • Lexis-Nexis • Aol On Video Console • Soundslides Plus • Audacity
Language and Written Skills
• Social Media/SEO• Analytics • Multimedia Storytelling • Multi Platform Blogging: WordPress, Movable Type, Blogger/Blogspot, Tumblr, YouTube • Associated Press writing style • Russian, Georgian, French
Syracuse University • B.A. • May 2012 • GPA 3.5 • Dual Major
S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications •Television/Radio/Film
College of Arts and Sciences • History
Dean’s List • Chancellor’s Scholarship • Thesis research published in Chronos: The Undergraduate History Journal