Experience

Freelance Writer and Journalist : January 2020 – Present

  • Designed newsletter, social media, and external communications campaigns for three separate nonprofit organizations
  • Independently reported pieces on science and journalism for publications including IJNet and Inspire EdVentures, a Belize ecotourism nonprofit
  • Currently developing communications platform for new North Carolina-based NGO working in food insecurity and sustainable food production

Editor in Chief, (Re)imagining Peace + Justice : September 2018 – December 2019

  • Created and published first postgraduate human rights blog at SOAS University of London in partnership with the Centre on Conflict, Rights, and Justice
  • Managed team of four postgraduate editors in designing website, driving social media engagement, and editing student submissions
  • Authored thought pieces on humanitarian intervention, post-conflict reconciliation, and democratic transition

Program and Research Intern, Corrymeela Centre for Peace and Reconciliation : June – December 2017

  • Independently research project on contemporary peace building initiatives in application to Northern Ireland peace process
  • Designed and assisted in implemented centre-wide communications and program rebranding
  • Facilitated interpersonal programs on topics including cross-community dialogue, religious sectarianism, refugee rights and post-conflict reconciliation

Reporting Intern, Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project : July – December 2016

  • Reported daily news stories on global developments in organized crime and government corruption, averaging three to four stories per week
  • Assisted in investigative reporting research for professional OCCRP journalists and affiliate Serbian reporting team, KRIK
  • Reported on the connection between organized crime, Serbian nationalism, and football hooligans as a “feature story” for OCCRP

Contributing Writer, The Solutions Journal : April 2016 – January 2017

  • Authored biweekly stories on issues including conservation, workers rights, and education for a journal reporting on global ideas and innovative solutions for international problems