I'm a good writer on most days, but I'm a great writer when someone pushes my buttons, and what pushes my buttons the most is whenever I learn of injustices against women. Whether it be domestic violence, lawmakers trying--and unfortunately oftentimes succeeding--to take away women's reproductive right, unfair treatment in th...
New York, NY
I'm a seasoned writer who has written everywhere from Capitol Hill, The Chicago Sun Times, to ESSENCE.com and currently VIBE media. I can write in-depth pieces, light hearted pieces, blog posts, music reviews and more. I'm a one stop shop for nouns and verbs.
"Screw beautiful I'm brilliant! You want to appease me, compliment my brain!"
I'm a woman who wants to use her nouns and verbs to help fight all the injustices women face I would love to work for an organization that understands the importance of equal rights not only for women, but for all. I want to work with creative, smart, talented, dynamic and most importantly HILARIOUS group of people who not only know the facts...
August 2014 — Present
As the night editor for VIBE, it's my responsibility to keep the site updated with any late breaking news that occurs after hours, which includes new music releases and celebrity news. I am also responsible for maintaining the social engagement across all platforms.
Associate Editor for ESSENCE
April 2014 — July 2014
As the Associate Editor for ESSENCEFest.com, My responsibilities include--but are not limited to-- the following.
-Interviewing ESSENCEFest.com artist
-Photo Research and editing
-Maintaining an active and engaging social media presence across all platforms
September 2012 — March 2014
As the assistant music editor of GIANTlife.com at Interactive One, my job includes making and maintaining relationships with publicists at record labels, booking talent, interviewing artists, as well as produce engaging and eye catching videos for our segment titled COSIGN, which introduces new artists in music, art, dance and fashion, across all platforms.
About Last Night
January 2014 — February 2014
As the lead copy editor for the social-media promotion of the Kevin Hart and Regina Bell rom-com "About Last Night" I was responsible for all ideation on the "Translate The Date" website. I created 50 ambiguous phrases one might hear while dating and provided an optimistic and pessimistic response, which was then voted on by the site's visitors to determine which response was more fitting. The phrases were then individually promoted across all social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter etc) as well as blogs promoting the film and radio.
Thank God I'm Natural
January 2010 — June 2011
As the Associate Editor of Thank God I'm Natural I was responsible for locating natural hair woman to highlight for the "Natural Chick of The Week" segment, as well as help to bolster their social media presence.
Chicago Sun Times
September 2007 — June 2010
While working for The Southtown Star, a small suburban newspaper owned by the Chicago Sun Times, I covered everything from the local cat-and-dog show to Barack Obama's Grant Park Rally the night he became President Elect. I wrote a three-part series on high school teens with diseases, to a retired doctor who helped build a hospital in Africa that got picked up in the Associated Press. As the general assignment reporter, my day-to-day activities were never the same.
Bachelor's of The Arts, Print Journalism.