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Master of Arts in Media, Culture, and Technology

University of Virginia (UVA)

  • Expected Graduation: May 2024

  • GPA: 4.0

Bachelor of Arts in Media Studies
Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art

University of Virginia (UVA)

  • Graduated: May 2023 

  • GPA: 3.92


  • Editorial: Editing, Copy-editing, Digital Literacy, Fact-checking, Formatting, Academic Writing, Qualitative Research, Chicago Manual of Style, American Psychological Association (APA) Style

  • Creative: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere Pro, Web Design, Graphic Design, 2-D Animation, Digital Drawing

  • Computer: Microsoft Office, Google Suite, Social Media Management (Instagram, Twitter, Tik Tok, Facebook, Reddit), JavaScript, HTML, CSS


Press Start Journal


Jul. 2023 – Present

  • Lead editorial process on assigned submissions to journal, meeting the needs of readers and authors while upholding high standards and quality of work.

  • Conduct thorough copy-editing and fact-checking to ensure accuracy, credibility, and adherence to American Psychological Association (APA) Style guidelines.

  • Apply meticulous attention to detail in formatting manuscripts, maintaining consistency and professionalism throughout the publication process.  

Editorial Assistant

Journal of Cinema and Media Studies


Dec. 2022 - Present


  • Fact-check and proofread assigned articles for adherence to style guidelines and accuracy of information.

  • Communicate effectively with managing editor and other team members regarding progress, questions, and concerns related to assigned tasks, demonstrating strong communication and teamwork skills.

  • Manage time effectively to meet assigned deadlines, demonstrating strong time management and organizational skills.


Front Desk Consultant

Fiske Kimball Fine Arts Library

Charlottesville, VA 22903

Oct. 2019 - Present


  • Assist patrons with locating and checking out library materials, utilizing knowledge of the Congressional Call Number system.

  • Provide exceptional customer service by addressing patron inquiries and concerns with clear and effective communication.

  • Maintain organized and tidy work environment to promote efficient workflow and uphold the library's standards of excellence.

Childcare Provider

The Hardwick Family
Fairfax, VA 22032

Jun. 2023 – Aug. 2023


  • Provided full-time care to three children aged 10, 12, and 14 during Summer 2023.

  • Managed children’s daily schedules, including meals, chores, routines, and extracurricular activities.

  • Implemented problem-solving techniques to handle unexpected situations and conflicts calmly and effectively.

Assistant to Youth Education Director (Volunteer) 
Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, Dale City, VA

Jun. 2021– Dec. 2022

  • Assisted in planning and execution of various church events led by Youth and Education Director.

  • Brainstormed with YE Director for the creative development of Vacation Bible School and Night in

  • Bethlehem programs in 2021 and 2022.

  • Led groups of children aged 9-12 during Vacation Bible School 2021 and 2022.

  • Communicated frequently with YE Director via text, phone call, and email to maintain organization in event planning.

  • Ensured the preparation, set up, and clean-up of church programs, in addition to other designated tasks.

Academic Tutor 
America Reads, Charlottesville, VA
Aug. 2019– Sep. 2020


  • Assisted middle-school students in one-on-one work to ensure their academic needs were met.

  • Collaborated with America Reads supervisors, teachers, and after-school program coordinators to assess students’ needs and how to best address them.

  • Maintained professionalism in all interactions while building positive relationships with students and teachers.


Dr. Elizbeth Ellcessor, Ph.D

Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies
Department of Media Studies
University of Virginia

Dr. Sean Duncan, Ph.D

Assistant Professor, General Faculty
Department of Media Studies
University of Virginia

April Joy Baker
Public Services Manager
Fiske Kimball Fine Arts Library

Janae Tschudi-Evatt

Youth Education Director
Good Shepherd United Methodist Church 

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