EXPERIENCE

The Parleh — Host & Associate Producer

April 2022 - present

  • Hosts & publishes daily sports betting videos on multiple platforms.

  • Writes a portion of the weekly 4% Rising newsletter based around women's sports (in collaboration with CBC Sports).

  • Covers CFL content (with a focus on the Toronto Argonauts). Attends media for the team, reports on games, and interviews players and fans (including streeters).

  • Creates sports history and sports betting content for TikTok.

  • Hosts videos weekly for FanDuel Canada's social media platforms.

  • Assists on-site with company events, including conferences. 

  • Works with a team to ensure all content is consistent and relevant.
     

Kenilworth Media, Inc. — Project Coordinator and Editor

February 2019 - January 2021

  • Working as editor and art director of VPNextGen (vpnextgen.com), a website for emerging veterinary students and professionals.

  • Responsible for all aspects of VPNextGen, including the concept, design, branding, social media, and content (seeking contributors).

  • Uses Wordpress and SEO.

  • Host of the monthly podcast, NextPod. Finds monthly guests to interview, comes up with topics/questions, hosts, and edits it.

  • Up until September 2020, worked on marketing and sales promotional content (print and digital) for a range of B2B publications at Kenilworth Media, Inc. Also, implemented social media campaigns and worked with several departments to conceive, plan, and execute a variety of projects.

The Next Trend Designs Inc. — Office Administrator

September 2020 - January 2021

  • Working as an assistant to a range of departments, including accounting, digital/social media marketing, and the warehouse.

Kenilworth Media, Inc. — Assistant Editor

August 2018 - February 2019

  • Worked as an assistant editor for two magazines, Veterinary Practice News and Veterinary Practice News Canada.

  • Wrote and edited news daily for print and online.

  • Kept up with breaking news within the field and interviewed industry professionals for monthly profiles, all while adhering to tight deadlines.

  • Managed social media content and contributed to weekly newsletters.

  • Worked in Chicago and Canadian Press style.​​


Freelance Fashion/Editorial Assistant — Carly Ostroff and Truc Nguyen

December 2016 - January 2019

  • Worked as an assistant to two freelance editors (separately) after completing internships at Flare Magazine (Truc Nguyen) and The Kit (Carly Ostroff).

  • Conducted research for articles and created galleries (using Photoshop and Wordpress), as well as social media plans for various brands and publications, such as Rowenta and Flare Magazine.

  • Helped prepare for TV segments/commercials/photoshoots.

  • Worked on set as a stylist’s assistant (on campaigns for fashion magazines and corporate companies), such as Food Basics, Uniqlo, The Shopping Channel, Breakfast Television, Hayu, Nuvo Magazine, and S/Magazine.

Providr, Inc. — Staff Writer

May 2018 - July 2018

  • Worked as a digital writer, focusing on news, pop culture, and upbeat stories. Used Wordpress and SEO and sourced images for all posts.

TAPIF — English Teaching Assistant in France

October 2017 - April 2018

  • Created inspiring lesson plans, activities, and projects to teach English to primary and middle school students in Northern France.

EDUCATION
Seneca College — Journalism Program (with honours)

January 2021 - April 2022

Completed the two-year journalism program (fast-tracked), which includes courses on multi-platform reporting, content producing, documenting, specialized writing, pitching, editing, investigating, and on-air performance.

School of Continuing Studies, University of Toronto — Digital Marketing Management Certificate

May 2019 - August 2019

Completed three courses: Foundations of Digital Strategy and Marketing Management, Search Engine Marketing, and Social Media Strategy.

 

The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education, Ryerson University — News Studies Course and Documentary Course

September 2018 

Completed two courses relating to the modern news landscape that touched on ethics, gathering and presenting information, best practice in print and broadcast, and different styles of documentary. 

The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education, Ryerson University — Creative Writing CE Course

April 2018 - July 2018

Worked on developing creative writing skills specifically focused on literary non-fiction, fiction, and poetry.

Ryerson University — Bachelor of Design, Fashion Communications Program

Graduated 2017

Studied various sides of the fashion industry, including graphic design, styling, event planning, art history, art direction, photography/videography, social media, and journalism.

LANGUAGES
English, French, Arabic

VOLUNTEER/INTERNSHIP

CBC News — Toronto Local News Assignment Desk Intern

February 2022 – April 2022

Worked as member of the editorial team, learning first-hand how to pitch, gather, chase, and conduct an interviews for web, radio, and television. Had the opportunity to chase, interview, and write my own web stories.

YourTV Milton/Halton Hills — Volunteer

November 2019 – December 2019

Helping the producer behind the scenes with live segments for local channel.

 

Women in Leadership Foundation — Social Media Manager

April 2019 – December 2019

Working with the foundation’s Social Media and Marketing Chair to create and promote content (including interviewing speakers), grow the audience, and increase event ticket sales.

The Kit — Digital Editorial Intern

April 2016 - August 2016

Worked with the digital editor, Carly Ostroff, on writing and developing online fashion/culture stories and galleries. Sourced and resized all images, used Wordpress and SEO, and wrote/scheduled social media posts.


Style Nine to Five — Contributing Features Writer

February 2016 - May 2016

Pitched and wrote up to four articles monthly for the website about the fashion industry and conducted interviews with industry professionals.
 

Flare Magazine — Senior Style and Market Editor’s Intern

June 2015 - December 2015

Worked as the personal intern to the Senior Style and Market Editor and was responsible for all image requests and fact checks for print market pages in Flare Magazine. Assisted on set with samples and was responsible for sending and receiving packages. Worked on organizing fashion week schedule and pitching/creating digital shopping stories for the website on Wordpress.

ELLE Canada and Glow Magazine Stylist — Fashion Intern

October 2014 - December 2014

Assisted on set and was responsible for sending and receiving packages as well as organizing samples.

Graphic Designer, Nicole Dagenais — Design Intern

May 2014 - September 2014

Worked personally with a freelance graphic designer and primarily did creative research and edited photos in Photoshop and Illustrator.