r e s u m e

Second City Training Center - Chicago, IL
writing program, levels 1-6, 2013

Northwestern University - Evanston, IL
bachelor of arts in radio/tv/film, 2011
certificate in creative writing for the media

Adlai E. Stevenson High School - Lincolnshire, IL
graduate with highest honors, 2007


Second City Training Center
Writing Program: Bina Martin, Tyler Dean-Kempf, Angie McMahon, Lauren Dowden, Jess Mitolo
Basic Writing with The Onion: Scott Dikkers
Online Writing: Eric Spitznagel

Northwestern University
TV Writing: Regina Stewart, Elaine Romero, Weiko Lin
Playwriting: Mia McCullough
Screenwriting: Mia McCullough, Bill Bleich, David Kukoff
Prose: Robert Gundlach, Eula Biss
Drawing: Deb Sokolow


Illustrator/Founder - July 2011 to Present
Roaring Softly Illustration

Illustrator - August 2015 to Present
SparkLife (SparkNotes Blog)

Writer/Founding Member - February 2014 to Present
The Blatant Plagiarists (Sketch Comedy Group)

Procurement Analyst - Sept 2011 to Oct 2012
Oak Tree Procurement

Production Assistant - June 2011 to Oct 2011
Smoke & Apple Films
The (Dead Mothers) Club

Head Writer - Sept 2008 to April 2011
WNUR 89.3 FM
Northwestern University Radio Drama

Editorial Cartoonist - Sept 2009 to June 2010
The Daily Northwestern

Morning News Intern - June 2008 to July 2008
ABC7 News Sarasota, FL



basic html
social media
wacom tablet
microsoft suite
blogger interface
acorn digital illustration
adobe photoshop cs6 illustration

comic-style storytelling
digital image editing
freehand rendering
caricature drawing
portrait drawing
hand lettering



accepted to juried renegade craft fair  2015, 2016, 2017
mentioned in december 2013 glamour magazine
featured on mindy kaling's instagram, 2013 and 2014
second city writing program level 5 acceptance
northwestern university dean's list
creative writing for the media finalist
national honors society
societé honoraire de français




Dancing at the Pity Party (tentative title)
Dial Books For Young Readers, 2019 (tentatively)
writer and illustrator

Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space
written by Cristen Conger and Caroline Ervin
Ten Speed Press, 2018

Here We Are: 44 Voices Write, Draw, and Speak About Feminism for the Real World
anthology edited by Kelly Jensen
Algonquin, 2017

Her Highness Builds Robots
a feminist coloring book created by Laura & Beth Winters

Live Comedy

Silence of the Mimes
October and November 2014
Donny's Skybox Theatre, Second City
writer + marketing

The End
October 2014
Scribble Bibble at Stage 773

Spooky Scary Ghosts
September 2014
Scribble Bibble at Stage 773

All The World's a Stage! (But Don't Worry, You'll  Grow Out of It)
January 2014 
Donny's Skybox Theatre, Second City
writer + marketing


The (Dead Mothers) Club
May 2014
production assistant