[ EXPERIENCE ]

 

WHOLE FOODS MARKET | AUSTIN, TX

Writer/Producer/Director | September 2012 – January 2017

+ Conceived, produced, wrote, edited, and directed video and written content for the Whole Foods Market brand and its James Beard Award-winning online magazine, Dark Rye (2012-2015)

+ Managed all elements of video pre-production, production, and post-production. Content included documentaries, cooking videos, animated teases, brand image content, and more

+ Liaised with Whole Foods Market vendors, supervised talent, conducted interviews

+ Organized crew, travel, budget, and camera equipment for domestic and international shoots

+ Liaised with writers, proofread essays, recipes, and infographics, and developed story ideas. Supervised and edited copy, illustration, and design of Dark Rye

+ Featured in and/or honored by Vimeo Staff Picks, National Geographic Short Film Showcase, The Webby Awards, The James Beard Foundation, and Best Food Writing 2014

+ 2014 South by Southwest Interactive & Film Festival Panelist. 2015 Saveur Blog Awards Panelist

 

HBO | NEW YORK, NY

Writer/Producer/Director/Editor | June 2006 – August 2012

+ Created trailers, promos, featurettes, and interstitial content for Americaʼs premiere cable network

+ Lead campaign producer for Girls (Season 1) and Curb Your Enthusiasm (Season 8)

+ Wrote, produced and edited promos for Bored to Death, True Blood, Funny or Die Presents, Generation Kill, and HBO Family campaigns

+ Liaised with show producers and programming executives, supervised shoots, and conducted behind-the-scenes interviews with talent

+ 2009 & 2011 New York Festival Silver and Bronze Medal Recipient

 

MARIA B. CAMPBELL ASSOCIATES | NEW YORK, NY

Senior Literary Scout | June 2002 – June 2006

+ Worked for Warner Bros. Pictures and thirteen international publishers to identify major fiction and nonfiction books for feature film adaptation and translation

+ Read and reported on proposals and manuscripts

+ Cultivated and maintained relationships with book editors and literary agents as well as with Warner Bros. Pictures executives, book-to-film agents, and Warner Bros.-affiliated producers

+ Accumulated, organized, and disseminated information on film and publishing acquisitions

+ Tracked novelists, journalists, screenwriters, and directors in order to liaise with editors, producers, and development executives

 

THE ATLANTIC | BOSTON, MA
Intern | September 2001 - March 2002

+ Helped manage content and design of TheAtlantic.com

+ Wrote essays, communicated with authors and publishers, proofread and coded articles, conducted interviews

+ Assisted writer Corby Kummer with The Pleasures of Slow Food (Chronicle Books, 2002)

 

[ EDUCATION ]

 

BOWDOIN COLLEGE | BRUNSWICK, ME

+ A.B. in English with minor in Film Studies and Art History cum laude