Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, New York, NY M.S. Journalism, broadcast concentration: October 2009
Produced 30-minute documentary about the marketing of New York City.
Coursework includes Documentary Film and Writing for the Arts.
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ B.A. Middle Eastern Studies, Minor: Jewish Studies, graduated with Highest Honors: May 2005 Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Sigma Iota, Foreign Language Society; Henry Rutgers Scholar.
Study Abroad in Israel, 2001-2002
CBS News/The Religion Unit, New York, NY (unit produces quarterly documentaries) Administrative Assistant/Associate Producer, February 2008-present
Assure title clearance, edit and distribute press releases and manage office.
Saybrook Productions, New York, NY (independent film about justice after the Holocaust) Assistant Producer, December 2008-August 2009
Edit scripts and footage, research archival footage and stills and assist on shoots.
WNYC/The Leonard Lopate Show, New York, NY Production Intern, January 2008-May 2008
Evaluated books and press releases for daily programs. Drafted questions and copy for host.
Freelance Reporter August 2007-January 2008
Articles published in The Denver Post, The Arizona Republic (New York Times News Service/Columbia News Service), The New York Post and The Brooklyn Skyline.
American Documentary/P.O.V., New York, NY Research and Development Intern, September 2007-January 2008
Researched and wrote briefings to prepare Executive Producer for interviews.
Park Avenue Synagogue, New York, NY Educator, January 2006-present
Create and teach Hebrew language and Judaism curricula for adults, teenagers and children.
Program Director, September 2005-June 2007
Booked guests for lecture and film series. Created volunteer programs for teenagers.
Shooting and editing digital audio and video: Avid Newscutter, Final Cut Pro and Protools. Web skills: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, GoLive and Flash. Proficient in Lexis-Nexis, Factiva and Excel. Languages: Fluent in Hebrew; Intermediate Arabic.