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EDUCATION
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

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TRAINING
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
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WORK EXPERIENCE

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

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SKILLS + TALENTS

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

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

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ACHIEVEMENTS

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

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PRODUCED WORK

Publishing

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
illustrator

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

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

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
writer

Spooky Scary Ghosts
September 2014
Scribble Bibble at Stage 773
writer

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

Film

The (Dead Mothers) Club
May 2014
HBO
production assistant