THIS IS ELISA HOUGH


           

and this is her résumé

WORK HISTORY

Smithsonian Institution | Editor and Writer
Washington, D.C. (December 2013–present)
• Write and edit web content for Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Folklife Festival and Folkways Recordings

Smithsonian Folkways | Media Intern
Washington, D.C. (July–September 2013)
• Research, asset collecting and editing for Folkways Magazine website
• Audio documentation at Folklife Festival

HoneyColony | Copy Editor
Hollywood, CA (January–June 2013)
• Format and proofread articles in WordPress for lifestyle magazine and ecommerce site
• Contact and screen freelancers and interns

Boyle Heights Beat | Online Editor
Alhambra, CA (September–December 2012)
• Edit articles/photos for hyperlocal news site
• Write articles and curate events calendar
• Publish stories to WordPress, manage website, newsletter and social media

Automattic | Business Intern
Los Angeles, CA (June–August 2012)
• Summer contractor for WordPress VIP

The Sacramento Press | Copy Editor
Sacramento, CA (May 2009–May 2012)
• Proofread and fact-check articles in hyperlocal online newspaper

KDVS 90.3 FM | Publicity Director
Davis, CA (July 2006–June 2009)
• PR/promotion for non-commercial station
• Manage volunteer staff
• Organize annual fundraiser and festivals
• Publish and design quarterly magazine

Elisa in Olympia

EDUCATION

University of Southern California
Annenberg School of Journalism
M.A., Specialized Journalism for the Arts
August 2011–May 2012
• Focus on music industry, international music, web development

University of California, Davis
B.A., English (teaching emphasis)
September 2004–June 2008
• Minors: ethnomusicology, technical theater

TECHNICAL

Audio: Pro Tools, Adobe Audition, Audacity, field/portable recording, radio studios
Visual: Final Cut Pro, Photoshop, InDesign, Premiere, illustration
Web: HTML, CSS, Dreamweaver, WordPress, FTP, Constant Contact

VOLUNTEER

Los Angeles: KPFK, dublab, KChung Radio, L.A. Zine Fest
Davis: Mondavi Center, Picnic Day
Olympia: The Capitol Theater, The Northern
Okinawa: English Teachers in Okinawa
Sacramento: Girl Scouts (Silver Award)


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