Creative Director | Cottage Creative (2018 – Present)

  • Work with brands and dreamers to craft meaningful videos
  • Business to Business solutions
  • Internal messaging campaigns
  • Business to Consumer marketing
  • Clients: Stanley Black & Decker, The Players’ Tribune, Vida Surf Shop, Up South Bondi, Bean Rush Cafe, Plouton Group, Thrillist, Bay Hills Family Dentistry, Warrior, Philip Merrill College of Journalism

Freelance Media Consultant (Fall 2012 – 2018)

Editor/Associate Producer – Early Light Media (January 2015 – July 2017)

  • Aid in development of pitches for new clients
  • Develop and deliver sales pitches to potential clients
  • Organize sales goals and execute goals on schedule
  • Perform pre-production interviews and organize daily tasks
  • Structure, plan and execute schedules for shoots
  • Execute interviews
  • Set development
    • Light design
  • Camera operator
  • Media management
  • Edit with Final Cut X
  • Maintain and organize equipment

Teaching AssistantAdvanced Video Storytelling Journalism 368v “ViewFinder”

Journalism 262 w/ Bethany Swain (Spring 2014, Fall 2014)

  • Maintain contact with students regarding course material as well as in and out of classroom questions
  • Assist in lesson planning and execution

Production Assistant – RTTV America (June 2014 – August 2014)

  • Jib camera operator for The Big Picture with Thom Hartmann, Boom Bust, and Breaking the Set
  • “Robos” (Shotoku) for RT America News and The Big Picture with Thom Hartmann
  • Floor direct for RT America News, Redacted Tonight
  • Switchboard Operator for RT Arabic pre-tapes

Reporter/Editor/Producer – ViewFinder (Spring 2014)

  • Researched, filmed, and edited compelling natural sound video packages for online and television publication
  • Organized, and executed full television shows for the web, TV, and awards
  • Was the emcee for two ViewFinder screenings held in Knight Hall

Special Projects Multimedia Editor – Stories Beneath The Shell (Spring 2014)

  • Standardized graphics for news-video medium
  • Oversaw and direct video production for online media
  • Managed videographers as a mentor and a scheduler

Editorial Intern – PassageMaker Magazine (Sept. 2012 – Feb. 2013)

  • Wrote for News & Notes section
  • Adapted product press releases for magazine publication
  • Contacted/organized vendors and speakers for TrawlerFest Baltimore boat show


  • Proficient in Final Cut Pro X, Adobe Premiere Pro/Lightroom, Canon C300, Sony FS5/FS700, Sony Alpha Series DSLR, Light Kits/Lighting, Facebook, Twitter, Vimeo, WordPress


Philip Merrill College of Journalism, University of Maryland

  • Major: Broadcast Journalism
  • Concentration: Government

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