industry & nonprofit

Graduate Extension Assistant

NC State Library Makerspace

August 2018 – Present
  • Developed programming for NC State students, faculty, and staff related to library mission of “literacy” & “access”
  • Partnered with College of Education, the CRDM PhD program, the nonprofit Repair Cafe NC, and Campus Sustainability to create NCSU’s Repair Cafe
  • Member of Making Space, an event series dedicated to bringing diverse speakers in STEM to campus
  • Created curriculum development process for student staff to propose experimental workshops
  • Supervised Make-A-Thon, an annual sustainability challenge for students
  • Supervised student staff in daily operations and logistics

Graduate Editor

Philanthropy Journal

October 2015 – Present
  • Launched The Nonprofit Experience, a podcast focused on the experiences of the nonprofit community
  • Developed 2017 PJ Strategic Plan, 2018 PJ Communication Strategy, and 2019 Communication Strategy for The Nonprofit Experience
  • Proposed grants for the NC State Foundation and NC Community Foundation Local News Lab Fund
  • Created online feature content with a focus on nonprofit storytelling
  • Translated nonprofit research into resources for a wider audience
  • Reported on weekly news for US, North Carolina, and international nonprofits
  • Compiled and aggregated social media, website, and podcast analytics for strategic planning

Design Editor

Black Warrior Review

October 2012 – January 2015
  • responsible for formatting the contents of the magazine and all publication materials
  • solicited 2D, 3D, and comic artists for featured art
  • developed and implemented current InDesign formatting styles and templates
  • produced all chapbook and feature cover images using Adobe Illustrator and PhotoShop
  • scheduled and led all production meetings with editorial staff to meet production deadlines
  • trained junior staff members in InDesign and production procedures

Technical Writer/Editor

Gollihue Consulting, LLC

January 2011 – December 2011
  • Developed documentation for the Quality Compliance Life Cycle (QCLC) system for several major pharmaceutical companies
  • Visualized QCLC for internal publications
  • Worked in accordance with the FDA’s regulations for pharmaceutical and medical device quality control
  • Presented deliverables to the Director of Global Service Management at Affiliated Computer Systems, Inc.

Skills

Microsoft Office, WordPress, Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, PhotoShop), Social Media & Website Analytics, project management (Bandcamp, Slack, Trello), Google Suite (Sheets, Slides, Docs, Forms, Sites)