Resumé

My ridiculous cat, Mishka, and me

Education

University of Washington (2017)

  • Journalism BA
  • Interdisciplinary Honors
  • Law, Societies, & Justice minor

Skills & Knowledge

Communications

  • Writing
  • Editing
  • Politics
  • Research
  • Social media
  • Teams
  • Press releases
  • Strategic messaging
  • Story telling
  • Multimedia
  • Moderating
  • Salesforce

Policy & Data

  • Zoning
  • Carbon
  • Taxes
  • Labor
  • Equity
  • Energy
  • Voting
  • Transportation
  • Housing
  • Homelessness
  • Climate crisis
  • Inequity
  • Immigration
  • Childcare

Experience

Sierra Club WA volunteer outreach & development coordinator, temporary position (Dec. 2019 – Oct. 2020)

  • Organizing volunteer lobby teams in key legislative districts
  • Messaging and research on transportation, housing, building electrification, COVID-19, and economic recovery
  • Collaborating with allied organizations on the Clean & Just table, Climate Alliance Steering Committee, and transportation
  • Tracking, advising, and testifying on legislative and political efforts around WA
  • Helping with digital (newsletters, webinars, engagement, press releases, Salesforce, VAN, outreach), fundraising emails and retention, and mobilizing volunteers and activists

Shaun Scott for District 4 campaign policy director (Jan. 2019 – Nov. 2019)

  • Presented strategic messaging, research, and data for childcare, municipal broadband, the climate crisis, disability rights, freelancer rights, housing and transportation policies for the candidate, brochures, video, website, and VAN scripts
  • Prepped talking points specific to events and debates
  • Moderated on video stream and debate

Sightline Institute communications associate (May 2018 – Oct. 2019, laid off)

  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee member, providing research and proposals to Program Directors, trainings, reads, “brown bags,” and “deep dives”
  • Managed emails, social media, media outreach, engagement, performance, and intake
  • Created graphics, logos, multimedia, reports, press releases, and best practices
  • Collaborated with researchers, the housing team, legislators, organizers, and allied organizations
  • Stayed up-to-date on PNW fossil fuel proposals, climate, housing, transportation, voting and democracy
  • Testified on behalf of Sightline

Freelance journalist (Dec. 2014 – July 2018)