I’m a knockout writer and pop culture junkie working in the media and entertainment industry. I utilize my varied and extensive writing background and expert knowledge of the industry to develop creative solutions to meet business goals.
Currently, I’m a copywriter at ViacomCBS where knowing the business, culture and voice of the company’s brands is central to what I do. Day-to-day, our group of creatives collaborate with internal and external partners to find innovative ways to tell their stories and deliver their message with impact.
During my time at the company, I’ve worked on projects across the spectrum including communication plans; digital and multi-platform campaigns; event and marketing collateral; name and tagline generation; scripting (live and video); mid-and long-form editorial pieces; single ads and more.
Before being promoted three times at ViacomCBS, I interned with the company for an entire year while I was pursuing my MFA in Writing and Producing for Television at Long Island University, Brooklyn, where I graduated with a 4.0 GPA and the TV Writers Studio MVP Award.
The meat and potatoes of my curriculum was to develop and produce a television series with a cohort of other graduate students. Along with being a leading writer and producer of Fireside – a 1950s period piece set during the Red Scare in Hollywood – I was the First Assistant Director for the sizzle reel production of the series, where I became an expert in creating script breakdowns and call sheets, negotiating with vendors, managing a cast and crew and collaborating with Guild writers, producers and directors.
While balancing my coursework and waitressing job at a ramen shop in the Lower East Side, I was able to to expand my writing chops at NBCUniversal where I was the Digital Editorial Intern for Bravo TV. When I wasn’t catching glimpses of some of the Real Housewives filming segments in the office, I crafted original, digital content to make BravoTV.com the top destination for fans.
When I first moved to NYC, I was a Content Marketing Writer & Producer for the ad tech company Insticator, which allowed me to inject the jargon-filled explainer videos, blog posts and marketing collateral with my smart and relatable writing.
Before taking the leap and moving to New York, I was a born and bred Marylander and graduated at the top of my class from the University of Maryland (Go Terps!) where I spent long nights working as the opinion editor at the school paper, writing blurbs as the editor-in-chief of the yearbook and realizing my love of British theater as Emmy Award-winning Michael Olmert’s directing and teaching assistant.
In my free time, you can usually find me fishing on my parents’ boat, watching my favorite PBS period pieces, trying the latest TikTok challenge or hunting for the perfect sour beer in the city.