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The Nell Nelson Project 2015 – 2016
Co-created and maintained a website that hosts information about historical Journalist Helen Cusack-Carvalho (who wrote under the alias Nell Nelson); designed and implemented computational analysis of the parts of speech in Nelson’s articles; used literary analysis skills to study the importance of sex and societal roles in Nelson’s articles; encoded and proofread digital transcriptions of the original articles; created data visualizations to articulate the project’s findings.
The Insider 2015 – 2016
Editor-in-Chief – Coordinated and lead staff to ensure coverage of timely campus activity; copyedited; organized page layout for each issue; worked with campus staff administrators for information and quotes.
Staff Writer – Covered campus-focused news, such as campus police actions, budget changes, and administration decisions; connected national news to a student audience; wrote videogame reviews and videogame-focused content.
The Silver Bin 2016
Self-published a collection of nonfiction essays using Amazon’s CreateSpace.
The Back Porch Restaurant 2008 – Present
Work in a fast-paced environment, fulfilling multiple roles, including:
Host – Manage and lead the wait staff; organize seating for three oors of dining; handle customer complaints and feedback.
Trainer – Facilitate an 8-part class on bar etiquette, mixology, and wine knowledge for all incoming staff; men- tor new staff members during developmental weeks.
Bartender/Server/Kitchen Expediter – Efficiently output drinks/food in a fast-paced environment; cultivate a customer-focused, friendly, and social atmosphere.
Coding Skills – XML, HTML, CSS, Relax NG, Regex, XPath, XSLT, Schematron, SVG
Software Experience – macOS and Windows, Microsoft Office, oXygen, InDesign, iLife Suite
Other Skills – Copy Editing, Deep Interest in Videogames and the Videogame Industry, Blogging, Video Editing, Customer Service, Writing, Journalism, WordPress, Github, AP Style, TEI
BA English Writing, Psychology Minor, Digital Humanities Certificate
University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, GPA: 3.76/4.0
Graduated Summa Cum Laude, Received The Insider Member of the Year Award, Member of Sigma Tau Delta honor society