I am a 2010 graduate from Temple University, and my career began right out of college as the Assistant Editor for Philadelphia RowHome Magazine. While there I managed a multitude of tasks from editorial work to advertisement management. When I was not editing, selling ads or running the social n...
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When winter arrives children live for one thing: A snow day. They sleep with their pajamas inside out, a spoon under their pillow, or simply cross their finger and wish upon a star in hopes to wake up to a world covered in white. And at least once a winter, little ones believe in magic as they wake up to a blanket of snow so heavy the only place one can go is the backyard to play. If the snow is particularly bad, a snow day can turn into a snow-week which can turn magic into mayhem.
I have grown to love my red hair, but it hasn’t always been this way. As a child, I begged my parents to let me dye my hair blonde or brown, basically any color but red. I would plead “please, all the kids are making fun of me and I just want to be normal.” Normal is such fallacy. The truth is, there is no such thing as normal. As a child, I was bullied mercilessly for having red hair. However, it comes to no shock that elementary school children are mean. Anyone who is different is called out.
I first worked as an intern at Philadelphia RowHome Magazine and was lucky enough to be hired full time after graduation.
What tools and software do you use to do your job?
Audacity, InDesign, SoundSlides, Pixlr.com, and Pintrest are some of my best resources.
Why did you become a journalist?
I am passionate about and hungry for information. There is nothing more satisfying to me then sharing what I know with people.
David L. Womack Memorial Award
Presented to students who exemplify the qualities Dr. Womack instilled in his students and prized in their performances. Academic achievement, writing proficiency, and professional promise as a 21st Century Journalist.
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