Causes

LOCAL LEADER

Online News Association ・ Feb. 2018 – present

Supporting ONA Pittsburgh chapter by organizing professional development and networking opportunities for professional and student journalists

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The Daily Collegian Alumni Interest Group ・ June 2013 – present

​Facilitated table talks between 10 alumni and about 50 business and news students during the Collegian’s 130th anniversary weekend

Helping plan events and raise funds for the Alumni Interest Group to promote unity and help students

Bolstering the student mentor program and connections between students and Collegian alumni

Organized events and fundraisers for a capital campaign intending to replace a car used by students and alleviate a financial  burden for the student-run newspaper

ACTIVE MEMBER

NLGJA ・ 2017 – present

Pittsburgh Black Media Federation ・ 2016 – present

Women’s Press Club of Pittsburgh  2016 – present

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBER

The Newspaper Guild of Pittsburgh  Nov. 2012 – July 2016

Led an effective mobilization campaign, later distributed to other locals across the country, during contract negotiations

Recorded accurate, thorough notes from executive committee and general membership meetings

Maintained Newspaper Guild of Pittsburgh’s website and social media accounts including Facebook and Twitter, which I used to live-tweet negotiation meetings

Attended leadership training through Communications Workers of America

Arranged hospitality events for The Newspaper Guild’s 2013 national conference held in Pittsburgh

TREASURER

Pennsylvania Women’s Press Association June 2014 – May 2016

Established a budget and maintained financial records for a statewide press organization

Organized networking events for local journalists