Audible, an Amazon Company

    March 2017 — March 2018

    Producer, Original Content

    Lead and sole producer of narrative audio series, The Making of a Massacre — a ProPublica investigation of a cartel’s deadly assault on a Mexican town and the U.S. drug operation that sparked it.

  • Edited more than 40 hours of interviews, mostly recorded in Spanish; produced all five 30-minute episodes and mixed early drafts.
  • Collaborated with ProPublica reporter to adapt web story as an audio script.
  • Line edited scripts, heavily restructured each chapter, and implemented crucial sound design cues.
  • Revised numerous drafts of audio mixes.
  • Co-directed narrator/host and 20 voice actors including Danny Trejo.
  • Fact-checked entire series independently.
  • Acquired a development grant for an original fiction series.
  • Assisted six shows by fact-checking, field recording and creating promos.
  • Produced, mixed and sound designed hour-long 2017 holiday package for millions of Audible subscribers.
  • StoryCorps

    Production Assistant | Jan. 2016 — March 2017

    Production Intern | June — Dec. 2014

  • Produced or contributed to 13 broadcasts for NPR’s Morning Edition.
  • Edited interviews — ranging between 40 minutes and 2 hours long — into two or three-minute segments using Pro Tools for potential broadcast.
  • Researched and pitched stories weekly; booked and recorded interviews.
  • Implemented project manager app Trello to track the progress of a story from pitch to broadcast, improving team communication and workflow.
  • Led or co-led four departmental meetings, including a presentation on multimedia digital projects.
  • Fact-checked 22 broadcast segments.
  • Trained and supervised production interns and other staff.
  • ProPublica

    June 2015 — January 2016

    Design Fellow

  • Design mobile-first, longform, investigative stories built with Jekyll and Grunt.
  • Pitched and produced ambient audio and assisted in design for Baltimore uprising photo essay.
  • Wrangle with a stubborn content management system to style and position graphics and charts.
  • Web produce, copyedit, select photos and occasionally illustrate for daily news stories.
  • Design and hand-code lead story sections and banners for ProPublica’s homepage.
  • Participate in user-experience testing of website and news apps.
  • National Public Radio

    Jan. — May 2015

    Production and Digital News Intern, Politics Desk

  • Edited and produced segments for stories broadcast on NPR programs.
  • Researched, pitched, wrote and created social media content for the politics blog.
  • Covered events, conducted tape syncs, transcribed interviews and contacted sources.
  • Received training in coding and development from NPR’s Visuals Team.
  • Education

    Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism

    May 2014

    Master of Science in Journalism, Concentration in Multimedia Production

  • Coursework in news and magazine writing and beat reporting.
  • Wrote 6,500-word master’s project about college students suffering from depression in the second least optimistic U.S. city.
  • Interactive Design Workshop

  • Coded, designed and presented a multimedia story package and interactive website.
  • Presented user-experience research and design analysis of large-scale news site.
  • Binghamton University, State University of New York

    Aug. 2012

    Bachelor of Arts in English, Concentration in Rhetoric

  • Coursework in reporting, news editing, creative writing and mathematics.
  • Graduated in three years.
  • Skills

  • Multimedia: Audio editing and mixing, Pro Tools, Sound design, Adobe Audition, Photoshop and Premiere.
  • Web: Interactive, responsive design, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, Sass, Jekyll, Git and Google Charts.
  • Languages: Fluent in Spanish.
  • Additional Experience


    ProPublica Podcast

    Producer | 2016 – 2017

    TapeFest, Live radio show

    Web developer | 2016 – 2017


    NABJ/NAHJ Convention Panelist | 2016