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CV

EXPERIENCE

DAZED MEDIA (Dazed Digital)

Facebook Editor October 2017 – January 2018

Digital assistant + Art writer January 2018  – current

  • Sourcing and writing rare and unearthed art and photography stories

  • Editorialising materials from exhibitions, photobooks, and photo stories

  • Acting Facebook and Twitter editor: posting hourly to Dazed social media sites

  • Conceptualising social first ideas for editorial content on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

  • Working closely with galleries, PR agencies and artists to produce innovative art content

 

VICE MEDIA (VICE.com + i-D Magazine + The Creators Project)

 Freelance contributor (i-D Magazine, Creators Project, VICE.com)

December 2015 – August 2017

  • Producing and pitching original and powerful ideas for both publications

  • Organising and conducting face-to-face and phone interviews with major artists, designers, musicians and politicians

  • Writing simultaneously for two very different audiences

  • Proofreading and editing own work

  • Working closely with multiple editors to produce final product

  • Producing photoshoots   

 

VIRTUE - VICE MEDIA GLOBAL MEDIA AGENCY

Freelance content producer

December 2016

  • Producing content for major brands following a brief

  • Remaining strictly within brief guidelines writing for a specific target audience

  • Writing with both audience and client as priority

  • Proofreading and editing branded content

  • Working closely with editor to produce the final product
     

EXBERLINER (Germany’s leading English magazine)

Journalist Intern (Art, Fashion, Human interest)

August 2015 – December 2015

  • Producing original and powerful ideas for English publication in Berlin

  • Pushing journalistic boundaries by organising and conducting interviews in a brand new, foreign city

  • Feature writing for print media

  • Participating in large monthly editorial meetings

  • Art reviews (exhibitions and artists)

 

NEOS KOSMOS (Australia’s leading Greek newspaper)
Journalist Intern (Art, Fashion, Human interest)
Jan 2015 – current

  • Producing original and powerful ideas 

  • Pushing journalistic boundaries by organising and conducting interviews in a brand new, foreign city

  • Participating in large monthly editorial meetings

  • Production proofing and proofreading

  • Copy editing proofs

  • Working closely with editors to edit articles

 

MACMILLAN PUBLISHERS

Editorial Assistant and Manuscript tester

January 2014 – October 2014

  • Editing educational manuscripts

  • Testing of French apps in contrast to manuscripts

  • Testing French audio in contrast to transcripts

  • Liaising via transparent communication and correspondence

 

EDUCATION:

Masters of Publishing and Communications

University of Melbourne

2015-Current

 

Bachelor of Arts (Major: Literature, Minor: Journalism)

Monash University

2012-2014