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Digital journalist, content strategist


<ul><li><p>Emma Carew Grovum </p><p>777 7th St. NW APT 819 Washington, D.C. 20001 www.emmacarewgrovum.com </p><p>(cell) (952) 412-8342 emma.carew@gmail.com </p><p>@emmacarew </p><p>PROFESSIONAL MEDIA Foreign Policy magazine Homepage &amp; Social Media Editor Nov. 2013 to present </p><p> Manage homepage curation and analytics for ForeignPolicy.com, social media accounts, digital strategy. Oversee team for social media production, newsletters, data visualization, and news apps development. Editorial project manager for migration to WordPress VIP; lead staff training and collaborate with tech developers. Work with design director to set in-house style and data guidelines for graphics, visualizations and maps. </p><p>Being Geek Chic Nerd Nosh Expert-in-Residence Aug. 2012 to present Developing, photographing and blogging nerdy recipes for www.beinggeekchic.com on a bi-monthly basis. </p><p>The Chronicle of Philanthropy Special Projects Researcher Dec. 2009-June 2010 / Oct. 2012 to Nov. 2013 Project manager (led data collection, analysis, visualization) for annual reports on grant making, online fundraising, executive compensation. Contributed to projects on donor-advised funds, corporate philanthropy, endowments. Worked with reporters and editors to expand data coverage in Donors of the Future and Giving USA special reports. Contributed social media reporting; work with web team on newsroom social media strategy and staff training. </p><p>Webbmedia Group Community Manager July 2012 to present Social media trainer and community engagement consultant for various Webbmedia Group projects and clients. </p><p>ThreeSixty Journalism Creative and Content Strategist, ProtectMyRep project July to Sept. 2013 Worked with an editor, high school journalism students and web developer to build online tutorial/app to educate students about social media use and help them protect their reputation and privacy online. </p><p>The Cooking Club magazine Digital Editor Dec. 2011 to June 2012 Managed copy, photos, multimedia, analytics for www.cookingclub.com; managed Facebook, Twitter engagement and promotions; developed new Pinterest account; created social guidelines for users and Brand Ambassadors; edited Food Now! e-newsletter with 330,000 circulation; occasionally shot and produced video. </p><p>Diversify Journalism With Me Founder, co-curator Jan. 2011 to present This curated list identifies journalists from diverse backgrounds for jobs, conferences, panels, and governing boards. </p><p>The Star Tribune Local reporter July 2010 to Jan. 2011 / Oct. to Dec. 2011 Covered schools, cities and small businesses; frequently shot photos and video; contributed social media reporting. </p><p> Digital Producer, startribune.com Jan. 2011 to Oct. 2011 Managed homepage and local pages; enhanced coverage with Storify, timelines, maps, documents; developed social media strategy; doubled Twitter following; grew Facebook interactions by 1700%; trained 40+ reporters, editors. </p><p>SKILLS/SOFTWARE Digital storytelling: news blogging and blog design; news and sports photography; audio/video gathering and </p><p>production (DSLR and mobile); web content strategy. Data journalism: data collection, analysis, and visualization for print and web; survey design; FOI requests. Social media: newsroom and individual training for Tweetdeck/Hootsuite/Buffer, analytics tools, mobile apps and </p><p>best practices; organization-wide strategy; management and growth of branded accounts. Software: Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks, InDesign, Tableau, Google Fusion Tables, Google Charts, Audacity, </p><p>Soundslides, Final Cut Pro, iMovie, MySQL, Filemaker. Coding skills: HTML, CSS, basic Javascript and Python. </p><p>LEADERSHIP/EDUCATION </p><p>Asian American Journalists Association: DC chapter, VP for Digital Media, 2013 conference program chair, MN chapter past-president; Online News Association: past local organizer, ONA-Twin Cities; ThreeSixty Journalism: 2002 alumna, created alumni networking group, content strategist for new web app. Awards: Certificate of Completion, Reynolds Center for Business Journalism (2013); AAJA 2011 Chapter of the Year (Minnesota); Knight Digital Media Center, Web 2.0 fellowship (June 2011), Chips Quinn Scholars (2009). Skillcrush Digital Blueprint: currently working through a 12-week, web training for HTML, CSS, Javascript and Ruby. </p><p>The University of Minnesota Twin Cities, B.A. in journalism, minors in art history and Korean studies </p></li></ul>