EXPERIENCE

Emery Creative
Verbal Director / Project Manager,  
August 2017 — Present

Advocate for Brand Identity and Voice. 
Maintain meaningful and true copy for E//C and clients.

Establish the culture of Project Management at Emery Creative. 
Keep projects in perspective and maintain ongoing visibility on moving pieces.
Mediate internal and external communication

Cuz — ATLANTA, GA
Creative Director,  October 2016 — Present

Messaging and identity wordsmith: support Brand Strategy and Workshops.
Director of copy and content: concept, development, assignment, direction, editing, critique, social/media production.
Visual concept and direction for art, photo, and video.

Freelance
Writer, Editor, and Photographer, 
November 2015 — Present

Content development.
Copywriting and editing for startups and businesses.
Portfolio consultation and creation.
Portrait, product, event, editorial and documentary photography.
Website copy consultation and development.
Creative direction on photo shoots, video shoots and events.

Shipt — BIRMINGHAM, AL
Content Developer and Writer, January 2016 — August 2016

Developed content for e-mail, blog, and social marketing— copy, photos, graphics, as well as recipe development and food photography.
Managed content in editing and assigning stories and pieces.
Worked with marketing and social in partnerships and branding content.
Developed and edit e-mails, ads, newsletters.
Acted as a resource for concept, development, and editing of multimedia/editorial.

AIR and Localore: FINDING ENSLEY— BIRMINGHAM, AL
Project Assistant, Contributing Producer, and Photographer, November 2015 — January 2016

Contract photographer and production assistant.

90.3 WBHM, Birmingham's Local NPR Station – BIRMINGHAM, AL
Freelance ProducerNovember 2015 — January 2016
News Intern, Photographer, July 2015 – October 2015

Reported, edited, voiced and produced stories for radio. Using Audition and Rivendell.
Photographed subjects and events, and edited in Photoshop, Premiere, and VSCO.
Digital production on Wordpress and social media outlets.
Edited and produced narratives in WBHM's StoryCorps Out Loud. 

COOKING LIGHT MAGAZINE, Time Inc. – BIRMINGHAM, AL
Editorial Fellow,   June 2014 – July 2015

Conceptualized, photographed and wrote for the Simmer and Boil blog.
Wrote ingredient, product and chef pieces for print.
Fact-checking, galley production and managing public CL e-mail accounts. 
Managed the booze blog series.
Tested and developed recipes in the test kitchen. 

EIDÉ MAGAZINE ATLANTA, GA
Freelance Contributing Writer, August 2013 – July 2015

Assisted in organizational and public relations tasks.
Contributed monthly feature pieces to print, regarding culture, food and community.
Photographed story subjects— food, portraits, cultural perspectives.

AMPERSAND MAGAZINE  ATHENS, GA
Staff Writer/ Food Editor, January 2012 – August 2013

Coordinated with photographers and editors and conceptualized photo shoots.
Created the vision for each issue's Food section and assigned sections. 

Departments Editor, August 2013 – May 2014

Managed and edited the Music, Fashion, Leisure, Art and Food departments in concept, content and design.
Collaborated with writers, photographers, and designers while acting as a medium between each. 
Food-styled and coordinated online content. 

CREATIVE LOAFING ATLANTA  ATLANTA, GA
Food & Drink Editorial Intern, May 2013 – August 2013

Assisted editors in updating restaurant listings and entering events into a database.
Managed web content and carried out organizational duties, like fact checking and transcribing.
Wrote news pieces for print on local events and businesses .

ARTSATL  ATLANTA, GA
Intern, January 2013 – January 2014

Assisted in marketing, using avenues such as Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.
Wrote news pieces on local artists and events.


SKILLS

Digital: InDesign. InCopy. Photoshop. Premiere. Bridge. AfterEffects. Audition. Rivendell.
Soundslides. Audacity. Wordpress. Squarespace. Blogger. Tumblr. Google Analytics. 

Project Management: Harvest, Dapulse (Monday.com), Sheets.

Photography: Editorial, feature, food, portrait, documentary.

Social Media/ Production: Hootsuite, Drupal.

Language: Fluent in Korean.


EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA – May 2014
Grady School of Journalism and Mass Communications:
Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, Magazines Minor: Sociology
McGill Fellow Advancing Journalistic Courage  – Fall 2012


Soul Work

We Love BuHi  ATLANTA, GA
Master Storyteller & Project Architect, February 2018 – present

Transmitting belief and assurance that everyone has done good things to the broader community, and encouraging all to share their voices. 
 
- Administer and organize the oral history collection, transcription, and publication process
- Review and personally digest the recordings and transcripts to have a holistic understanding of how the project is organically growing/changing
- Design a process to help guide and support interviewers as their understanding of the Buford Highway community and of their own role in this project grows and changes
- Design a process to connect narrators to each other
- Guide design of how these stories will be used by We Love BuHi to accomplish our mission
- Provide input for project communications strategy (how will partner organizations, local governments, academic institutions, community members, etc. talk about this project)
- Guide how this project will be perceived and used outside Buford Highway/Atlanta