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The Imagine Neighborhood (podcast)

​Consulting Producer (2019)
Co-Author,
Radio Free Imagine Neighborhood activity book (2021)
Story Editor and Writer/Producer (2020-2022)


Writer and Story Editor for social-emotional learning podcast, created by
Committee for Children and aligned with the Second Step SEL curriculum.  

Co-author of an unusually interactive accompanying activity book.
www.imagineneighborhood.org

Script Consultant

2020-2021
 

  • Create Unbound (2020-2021)
    Revised scripts for arts education video series.
     

  • Independent Film Project (2020)
    Script punch-up for early stages of a short film.

     

  • Independent Writing Projects (2016-present)
    Reading and reviews for short story and musical theatre projects.

Specialties

Writer:  Freelance  

​2017 - present

Writer of educational scripts for animation, games, puppet theatre, comics, and video.

  • Sesame English (2019)
    Wrote ESL materials for Sesame Workshop.

     

  • SciShow Kids (2017-2021)
    Researched and wrote scripts for kids’ science show (24 episodes).
     

  • Realabilities / Addy & Uno
    (musical theatre, 2016; episode and comics, 2017-2020) 

    Writer for educational project starring five puppet kids with disabilities.

     

  • The Club (2019)
    Wrote chapter for collaborative book project about young loss.

     

  • YES ROBOTS (2017)
    Writer for informational kids’ video about robots.

     

  • Plate and Cup (Sesame Studios, 2017)
    Co-wrote short video script focusing on arts education for Sesame Studios.

Writing, proofreading, and editing
 

Comedic dialogue for ensemble casts
 

Game and interaction design
 

Hebrew (fluent)
 

Podcast production
 

Audio, video, and photo editing 

Writer:  Independent

​2015 - 2017

Wrote scripts for competitions and independent animated projects.

  • Pandora's Suprise (2017)
    Writer, actor, and director for video project.
     

  • Monstrous Me (Quarter-Finalist, Freshwave Competition, 2017) 
    Co-wrote pitch and pilot for animated middle-school show.
     

  • Nickelodeon Shorts Submission (Finalist, 2015)
    Co-wrote episode script and pitch bible for animated short.

2010 - present
2010 - present

Editorial Manager/Associate Producer:  HITN Early Learning Collaborative

2013 - 2016

 

Project management, script writing and editing, game design, and audio editing for bilingual apps,
interstitial animations, and print and animated storybooks.

 

  • Wrote scripts for 50 short animated videos and 24 silent animated sketches.

  • Managed production schedule and edited design documents for 23 animated educational apps.

  • Supervised and edited writing of 8 picture books for English Language Learners.

Writer/Associate Producer:  No Crusts Interactive

2012 - 2013

  • Drafted outlines and game design documents for educational digital games and apps.

Junior Instructional Designer/Junior Project Manager:  Kognito Interactive

2011 - 2012

  • Managed teams for animation, development, game design, and game logic engine.

  • Wrote and edited scripts for instructional games.

Executive Assistant:  Nickelodeon's Team Umizoomi

2011

  • Managed scheduling, network, and office support for producers and storyboard artists.

  • Assisted with research reports, expense reports, and network submissions.

Production Intern:  Lucky Duck Productions, Nomadic Records, PBS Thirteen
2006 - 2009

  • Provided research, grant writing, blogging, proofreading, and interview transcription.

  • Composed curriculum and educational materials, logged tape, and edited video footage.

M.A., Educational Communications and Technology:  New York University

2006 - 2009

Graduate program specializing in interaction design, cognitive psychology, media production, and writing for television.  For my thesis project I created Bat Kol, an immersive role-playing game for high school girls.