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EMMA S. HINCHLIFFE
emma.s.hinchliffe@gmail.com

EDUCATION
Georgetown University,
Washington, D.C.                                                                      2015
Bachelor of Arts
Major: Government Minors: Journalism and French
Honors: Magna Cum Laude

EXPERIENCE
Mashable, New York, N.Y.                                                                             July 2016 – Present
Business Reporter
• Cover the business of tech, with focus on women in tech, fintech, health tech, startups and the gig economy

Houston Chronicle, Houston, Texas                                                August 2015 – July 2016
Metro and Business Reporter
• Reporter on the Metro and Business desks at the Houston Chronicle with the Hearst Journalism Fellowship

USA TODAY, McLean, Va.                                                                  January 2015 – April 2015
Money Intern
• Edited and reported for the Money section of USA TODAY, covering financial markets, business news and personal finance
Collegiate Correspondent                                                                                                             2014
• Wrote weekly for USA TODAY College, covering education, college life and college students’ perspective on national news 

The HoyaWashington, D.C.                                               November 2013 – November 2014
Editor-in-Chief
• Led 200 staffers at Georgetown University’s newspaper, published twice weekly
• Edited major news stories, features and editorials
• Launched a new website, creating opportunities for multimedia and advertising
• Planned The Hoya’s long-term future through the board of directors

The Bergen Record, Woodland Park, N.J.                                                                         2014
Editorial Intern/Municipal Reporter
• Covered five towns in Bergen County as a beat reporter for New Jersey’s second-largest newspaper
• Pitched stories and features covering municipal government, crime, local groups and statewide initiatives
• Wrote more than 30 stories over nine weeks, including two A1 stories and several stories for front page of Local section

The Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs, Washington, D.C.
Communications Assistant                                                        January 2013 – December 2014
• Researched news and commentary relating to Georgetown’s leading institution for the intersection of religion and world affairs; edited professors’ and students’ research for grammar and style; wrote posts for social media

SiriusXM Radio, New York, N.Y.                                                                                          2013
Interactive Editorial Intern
• Wrote up to five daily posts for SiriusXM’s blog covering music, entertainment, news, politics and on-site events
•  Successfully pitched and executed a new feature series interviewing well-known programmers about past celebrity guests
•  Independently managed an internship blog, editing and posting entries by 120 SiriusXM interns; managed Facebook and Twitter accounts focused on internship outreach and recruitment
•  Researched competitive companies’ social media techniques and applied findings to a report on SiriusXM’s digital strategy

Project Interchange, Israel                                                                                                2014
Campus Media Seminar Participant 
• Traveled to Israel as one of 15 participants in a two-week program for student journalists; met with U.S. State Department officials as well as Israeli and Palestinian journalists and politicians to discuss the Middle East conflict and society

Babble.com, New York, N.Y.                                                                                                 2012
Editorial Intern
• Edited daily posts by 500+ bloggers for an online parenting magazine covering parenting topics, style, healthy living, cooking and celebrities; altered parenting-focused posts to create promotable content for a larger women’s audience on Yahoo! Shine
•  Wrote original content for blog posts by Babble Editors
•  Analyzed website traffic using Google Analytics; managed social media accounts for a partner website, Disney Baby
•  Brainstormed post ideas for bloggers; researched trends in media and parenting

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