EDUCATION

MA (December 2018) New York University, Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute – Magazine Writing Concentration 

·       Learnt long-form storytelling for print, photography and video. Elective classes include Digital Newsroom (broadcast), Data Journalism (data interpretation and storytelling), Investigative Reporting and Advanced Multimedia 

·       Wrote a 3,500-word investigative thesis on access to healthcare for Native Americans in NYC, created a multimedia website on the opioid epidemic in Upper Manhattan, wrote profiles, features and Q+A’s on local politics, business and personal interest stories, with a story featured in BUST magazine

BA (Honors) (2016) University of Toronto

 

WORK EXPERIENCE 

Editorial Intern, Salon Media (June 2018 – December 2018) 

·       Wrote 30 articles for the News & Politics vertical: https://www.salon.com/writer/clarrie-feinstein

·       Built stories on CMS (WordPress) finding media, writing HED/DEKs, and copyediting/factchecking stories 

·       Worked with the Social Media Editor by evaluating Twitter and Instagram analytics to promote content with key words to gain wider readership and circulation 

Editorial Intern, Straus News (January 2018 – May 2018)

·       Wrote hard news stories for Our Town: Lower Manhattan and Chelsea editions, included illegal Air BnB hosting, downtown development, gallery shows and funding cuts to community centers 

·       “Pearl River Treasure Flow into Chelsea” “Last Dance” (February 2018) 

·       “Ahead of her Time, and Others’” “Gun Control Rally Draws 200 000” (March 2018)

Intern, The Annex Gleaner (June 2016 – June 2017)

·      Wrote hard news stories, specifically took the education and Indigenous community beats: http://gleanernews.ca/?s=Clarrie+feinstein#.WsuADC-ZPBI

·       Attended board meetings, city council meetings and school board meetings, developing a source list for my beats

Intern, Journalists for Human Rights (September 2016 – May 2017)

·       Wrote memoranda for the Indigenous Reporters Program and the Syria Program which launched in 2017

·       Worked closely with the Development Director and assisted with grant writing and proposals, while following up with sponsors  

Arts and Culture Senior Editor, The Strand (September 2015 – May 2016) 

·       Managed the section for the University of Toronto paper, which included writing, pitching and editing content on a biweekly basis and maintaining the website and SM platforms 

·       Wrote a 3,000-word article on UofT’s sexual assault policy, “Sexual Assault: Revealing the Cracks in our Academic System” (March 2016)

Arts and Culture Senior Editor, the newspaper (September 2014 – May 2015)

·       Managed the section for the University of Toronto’s only independent paper, which included assigning stories to writers and edited their work on a weekly basis for print and website 

Research Assistant, A Study Investigating Moral Injury in Journalists Covering the Migration Crisis in Europe for the International News Safety Institute (July 2016 – February 2017)

·       Sample recruitment and data collection from dozens of news organizations on a questionnaire identifying moral injury in journalists. Analyzed and compiled data using Microsoft Excel 

 

SKILLS

·       Computer: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, WordPress, Squarespace, Tableau, Smartsheet, foundational SQL

·       Photo/Video: DSLR, Sony 4K, Adobe Premier, Lightroom 

·       Social: Twitter, Hootsuite, Instagram, Facebook