RESUME HIGHLIGHTS

EDUCATION

University of California, Santa Cruz, 2018

Science Communication Graduate Certificate

University of Florida, 2017

BS Psychology: Behavioral & Cognitive Neuroscience, cum laude

BFA Dance, summa cum laude

- Bylines in Live Science, Science News, The Scientist, BrainFacts.orgSan Jose Mercury News, Monterey County Herald, Stanford Medicine MagazineAsahi Shimbun GLOBE+, Eos, Space.com and Mongabay

 

- Experience as a host of both online live shows and edited video, as well as a special guest for podcasts and radio  

 

- Script writing for Live Science videos and the YouTube channel BrainCraft (contributions noted in full portfolio)

Experience as a public information officer, science writer and digital content creator for various universities and research institutions

REPORTING

         Live Science Staff Reporter, Health, Sep. 2019 - present

                             - See recent stories, livestreams, appearances on videos and podcasts 

SCICOM INTERNSHIPS / FELLOWSHIPS

The Scientist Intern, Jul. - Sep. 2019  

Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Science Communication Fellow, Oct. 2018 - Mar. 2019

UC San Francisco Health and Science Communication Intern, Jun. - Sep. 2018

San Jose Mercury News Intern, Apr. - Jun. 2018

Monterey County Herald Intern, Jan. -  Mar. 2018

Eos Travel Fellowship to AGU, Dec. 2017

Stanford University School of Medicine, OCPA Intern, Oct. - Dec. 2017

Roche Molecular Diagnostics Graduate Fellowship in Science Communication, 2017 - 2018

NASW Undergraduate Travel Fellowship to AAAS, Feb. 2017

 

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE / CLINICAL SHADOWING

UF NIMH Center for the Study of Emotion and Attention (CSEA), 2016 - 2017

MD Summer Experience at Emory University (MD-SEE), 2016   

Lab in Cognitive Neuroscience course, 2015

 

SKILLS

Excellent reporting, writing and research

Social media management + content creation

Photography + graphic design (Adobe Illustrator, some Photoshop) 

Videography + editing (Adobe Premiere)

Basic sound recording + editing (Audacity, Adobe Audition)

Basic data visualization (Plotly, RStudio)

Investigative reporting experience (filing FOIAs, building databases, searching public records, etc.) 

Lighting design + lighting crew experience 

Theatrical show production + promotion 

Dance performance + choreography

 

AREAS OF INTEREST

Brains

Medicine

Evolutionary processes

Environmental science, climate change and conservation

Science as it relates to education, governmental policy and social justice 

Public perception of science

Intersection of science and art

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