PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

2018                     Immersive Sound Design 5-week workshop at the PRX Podcast Garage

2018                     Association of Independents in Radio's Full Spectrum Storytelling
                             Workshop held at UnionDocs in Brooklyn, NYC. Read the announcement

2017                     NPR Next Generation Radio program held at Phoenix member

                             station KJZZ. 

WORK EXPERIENCE

For more detailed information with job descriptions and work samples, please see my LinkedIn page.


RADIO AND DIGITAL MEDIA

2019-Present       Podcast Producer, WBUR Boston NPR


2017                     Producer, Harvard University's Eurasian Enigma podcast

2015                     Volunteer, Fresno Filmworks (voiced radio PSAs, produced promotional audio).
                             Read a "volunteer spotlight" interview with me here.

2014                     Intern, artinrussia.org (now called Museum Studies Abroad) (St. Petersburg, Russia)


2013                     Production Intern, St. Louis Public Radio (St. Louis, Mo.)

2012                     Production Intern, National Public Radio Arts Desk (Washington, D.C.)

2012                     Reporting Intern, KBIA public radio (Columbia, Mo.)

2010                     Reporting Intern, KQED public radio (San Francisco/Fresno, CA)

2009 -2010          Arts Editor, The Maneater student newspaper, University of Missouri

2008-2009          Features Editor, The Maneater student newspaper, University of Missouri

EDUCATION

2019                     Harvard University
                             Foreign Languages and Area Studies Fellow
                             M.A. Regional Studies-Russia, Eastern Europe, Central Asia
                             Area of focus: Politics of the contemporary Russian film industry


2017                     University of Missouri
                             M.A. Russian Literature
                             Area of focus: 19th century literature, intellectual history


2013                     University of Missouri
                             B.A. Russian Literature, Minor Political Science

SELECT ACADEMIC HONORS

2019                    Named a Harvard University Commencement Marshal

2018                    Foreign Language and Area Studies fellowship, Harvard University

2017                    Foreign Language and Area Studies fellowship, Harvard University

2017                    **Fulbright research grant to Kyrgyzstan

2016                    U.S. Department of State Title VIII fellowship (Kyrgyzstan)

2016                    **U.S. Department of State Critical Language scholarship

** Declined to accept other opportunities

INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE

2018                    Moscow / St. Petersburg, Russia (2 mo.)
                            Thesis research

2016                    Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan (2 mo.)
                            Intensive Russian language study on State Department Title VIII fellowship
                        

2014                    Moscow, Russia (6 mo.)
                            Writing Consultant at NES's Merrill Lynch Writing and Communication Center

2013                    St. Petersburg, Russia (6 mo.)
                            Intensive Russian language study, intern at artinrussia.org

 
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