EDUCATION
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Bachelor of Science, Retail Management, May 2014

IES Abroad, London, England
UK Today Program, Summer Study Abroad, Summer 2013

Fashion Institute of Technology, New York City, NY
Associate of Applied Science, Fashion Merchandise Management, June 2013
 

EXPERIENCE                                          
WWD / New York, NY
Fashion Market Editor – 11/17-present, 50+hrs/wk
• Market Editor for designer, contemporary and mass ready-to-wear, denim, swim and intimates markets
• Write fashion reviews, fashion scoops, profiles and trend/market stories for WWD Digital Daily + online
• Style cover stories WWD Digital Dailies, WWD.com, and special edition printed WWD Dailies
• Womens Market Editor for sister publications' select editorials: Muse by Robb Report, Sourcing Journal/Rivet Magazine

Fashion Market Assistant – 06/16-11/17, 50+hrs/wk
• Market Editor for swim and intimates markets, Market Assistant for contemporary, designer and mass markets
• Write seasonal fashion reviews and trend/market stories for WWD Digital Daily + online
• Attend market appointments, pull market and style photoshoots for WWD Weekly, WWD.com and WWD Digital Dailies
• Assist Fashion Market Director on all womens shoots

• Create and manage official WWD Editorial fashion show review calendars/schedules

Stone & Strand / New York, NY
Editorial Manager / Junior Art Director – 12/15-06/16, 50+hrs/wk
• Managed and produced all editorial and creative content for website and social media including: designer bios, product descriptions + photography, magazine features, customer e-mailers, marketing initiatives, Instagram, Pinterest
• Redesigned editorial & product imagery
 Managed and produced all creative projects: press events, photo & video shoots, creative partnerships/collaborations
 Managed development of website redesign and private label: rebranding conception and copy writing, website design, creative direction, editorial and creative content production for site-wide imagery

New York Post / New York, NY
Fashion Assistant – PT Freelance, 09/15-12/2016, 25+hrs/wk
 Assisted senior and deputy fashion editors for photo shoots on location and in studio, create and finalize credits
• Attended market appointments, cover fashion events, execute market research and pull for trend shoots
• Scheduled and organized Fashion Week calendars (preseason, NYFW, bridal, etc), maintain fashion closet
• Pitcedh fashion/beauty stories for the web/print, execute celebrity photo and trend research for NYPost/Alexa stories

Style Nine to Five / Remote
Freelance Fashion Writer – Freelance, 10/15-1/16, 10hrs/wk
 Freelance Fashion Writer and Contributor for Canadian based fashion blog and job database

Womens Wear Daily / New York, NY
Freelancer, NYFW – Fashion & Photo Departments, 02/13-09/15, 80+ hrs/wk
 Worked during 7 consecutive NYFW seasons (attended/worked over 200 shows) along with preseason coverage
 Assisted photographers inside shows & backstage, liaison between Photographers & Photo Department
• Contributed to WWD’s social media accounts with show and backstage coverage (Instagram, Twitter); featured in Instagram’s “Best of New York Fashion Week” curated tab

Fashion Assistant - Permalancer, 05/14-08.19/15, 45+ hrs/week
• Assistant to senior fashion editors, Bobbi Queen
• Attended market appointments, covered fashion events, executed market research for trend editorial shoots
• Maintained fashion closet
• Co-editor of “They Are Wearing’ Street Style section
• Produced editorial shoots including casting, booking and location scouting
• Scheduled & organized Fashion Week calendars

Madewell / New York, NY
Ecommerce Stylist Assistant, 10/8/2014, 9 hrs
 Freelance stylist assistant for Madewell ecommerce shoot – help style outfits, pin model for fit, take credits

 Alexander Wang / New York, NY
Market Week Freelancer, 05/2-05/10, 2014, 72 hrs
 Assisted Alexander Wang’s AEs during market with styling, pulling product, line sheets & organizing the showroom

Rag and Bone / New York, NY
Visual Merchandising Intern, 01/13-05/13, 40+ hrs/wk
• Collaborated with the design team to create displays through researching ideas, and sourcing and ordering materials

 Womens Wear Daily / New York, NY
Fashion Intern, 08/12-12/12, 40+ hrs/wk
 Assisted fashion editors at photo shoots on location and in studio, maintain fashion closet and samples coordination
 Worked on trend forecasting, transcribing, and research for WWD.com

 

ACTIVITIES
Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority, Alpha Lambda Delta Phi Eta Sigma, Purdue University Fashion Association/Show Model