Professional Experience

The Preserve Journal ︎ Content Research & Creation
Remote ︎ November 2021 — present

︎pitch original articles ideas and research and develop exisisting pitches
︎develop social media campaigns and prepare framework for ongoing fixtures  

Cooking Italian With Joe ︎ Director of Communications Syracuse, NY ︎ August 2020 — June 2021

︎manage communications for, the Italian recipe brand of Joe Borio
︎secure brand partnerships, sponsorships, and affiliations for YouTube and website
︎import and redesign website from WordPress to Squarespace
︎increased website ad revenue by 334%
︎manage social media implementations, like Cameo and TikTok
︎transcribe recipes and create and implement a style guide for consistency
︎track all e-commerce and analytics and package and ship olive oil orders

Slow Food USA ︎ Communications Intern
Remote ︎ May 2020 — August 2020

︎managed editorial calendar for blog and edited and published stories to the blog weekly
︎helped manage weekly Zoom skill-share sessions and uploaded to blog
︎wrote captions for and managed social channels
︎spearheaded annual Membership Drive project and assigned and guided over 30 stories and interviews to a team of ten
︎wrote and interviewed ten stories in a month for Membership Drive

POPSUGAR ︎ Contributing Writer
Remote ︎ May 2020 — August 2020

︎pitched stories monthly, including DIYs, recipes, shopping articles, and personal essays
︎wrote and reported one weekly story on topics including entertainment, food, pets, and family
︎received up to 865 shares per article, averaging 162 shares

Institute for Veterans and Military Families ︎ Communications Intern Syracuse, NY ︎ August 2019 — December 2019

︎marketed and promoted Institute for Veterans and Military Families programs
︎created graphics for social channels and edited promotional videos on Adobe Premiere
︎wrote and edited copy for web, speeches, handouts, and social
︎formed insights on marketing campaigns to create a social strategy

Food Network, Discovery Inc. ︎ Digital Media Intern
New York, NY ︎ May 2019 — August 2019

︎pitched video ideas weekly and researched locations, topics, and content for videos
︎wrote one article biweekly for web and edited videos on Adobe Premiere for social
︎attended shoots and assisted with set up, lighting, filming, and media dropping
︎conducted analytics and wrote insights on video performance on social media

On-Campus Experience

Jerk Magazine ︎ Editor in Chief, Managing EditorSyracuse, NY ︎ May 2020 — May 2021

︎managed and communicated with print and digital staff of over 130 students
︎collaborated with executive staff to produce purposefully crafted editorial and creative vision 
︎copyedited, proofed, and distributed two 68-page issues per semester
︎increased publishing from one issue per semester to two
︎oversaw advertising, PR, and social media teams
︎increased applications by 300% and staff by 500%
︎implemented slack to expand opportunities for member engagement
︎increased publishing from one issue a semester back to two per semester
︎pitched 15 feature, opinion, and culture stories a month for print issues
︎assigned stories to and communicated with writers during edits
︎managed timelines for and edited copy, heds, and deks for five sections
︎designed layout for entire issue on Adobe InDesign
︎submitted budget requests and communicated with publisher
︎previously FOB editor, asst. arts and culture editor, and freshman intern


University of Gastronomic Sciences
Pollenzo, Italy ︎ October 2022
M.A. in Gastronomy: World Food Cultures and Mobility

Syracuse University
S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
Syracuse, New York ︎ May 2021
B.S. in Magazine Journalism
Food Studies minor
French & Francophone Studies minor
Dean’s List all semesters
3.9 GPA

Syracuse University Florence
Florence, Italy ︎ spring 2022
concentration in Food Studies

Awards & Honors


2021-2022 Fulbright Casten Family Foundation Award
︎to pursue a Master of Gastronomy degree at the University of Gastronomic Sciences

2021 Henry J. Wolff Prize
︎awarded to the Newhouse senior student deemed most proficient in journalism

2021 Henry J. Leader Memorial Prize in Editing
︎awarded to a Newhouse senior for work in the field of editing

2020 Maria Riccardi Scholarship
︎for an outstanding Newhouse undergraduate woman
in journalism

Jerk Magazine

SND Student Design Contest
︎2021 2nd place, World’s Best Designed
Student Magazine

AEJMC Student Magazine Contest
︎2020 1st place, single issue of an ongoing magazine — general excellence
︎2020 1st place, single issue of an ongoing magazine — design
︎2020 1st place, best magazine news page/spread
︎2019 3rd Place, editorial of single issue of an ongoing magazine

SPJ Mark of Excellence
︎2019 Finalist, best student magazine
︎2019 1st Place, best student magazine in the northeast

CMA Pinnacle Awards
︎2018-2019 honorable mention, best editorial
︎2017-2018 honorable mention, best magazine contents page/spread


Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Premiere, Audition, MS Office, social media, Google AdSense, TweetDeck WordPress, Squarespace, AP Style, HTML, CSS

advanced French, conversational Italian, photography

umami, mixology, corduroy jeans, fermentation, knick knacks