Zuri Media & Consulting, LLC (Washington, D.C.), October 2020 – Present
I provide clients with freelance audio, video, writing, and editing services. I also consult on podcast and book development projects and help newsrooms with their digital strategy and operational issues.
WAMU (Washington, D.C.), January 2019 – January 2021
As the senior managing editor, I provided oversight of the daily newsroom operations, edited and produced stories for broadcast and online, and oversaw special projects and special coverage.
WFAE (Charlotte, N.C.), February 2018 – January 2019
As managing editor for news and digital, I oversaw the daily news and digital operation, created the digital roadmap for the station, and edited, produced and created news stories, feature stories, projects, and websites.
The Boston Herald, June 2015 – January 2018
As deputy managing editor for news and multimedia, I coordinated social media strategy for the Boston Herald and Boston Herald Radio while also overseeing video production. My work included special projects and day-to-day news editing. I also hosted a daily news show on Herald Radio, The Rundown.
WFXT (Boston 25 News), September 2014 – April 2015
As the manager of web content, I helped WFXT increase total page views on all platforms 43 percent, increase visits 94 percent, increase unique visitors 55 percent and increase video plays 141 percent. I also helped spur along one of the most robust social media outfits in the Boston market, increasing likes on the station’s Facebook page 16 percent (or 50,000) and increasing Twitter followers by 30 percent — all by instituting calculated best practices for success.
Boston.com / The Boston Globe, November 2009 – September 2014
As a sports writer and content producer for Boston.com, I covered the New England Patriots for three seasons while contributing coverage to other sports and video projects. I contributed live coverage to all major events, including the Boston Marathon, and maintained the website, shot video, edited copy and developed engaging features. In other roles for the Boston Globe and Boston.com, I oversaw the site’s coverage of high school sports, organizing multiple correspondents and the development of special projects.
The Union (Grass Valley, Calif.), September 2007 – October 2009
I began as a sports writer covering high school and community sports, writing a weekly column and paginating section pages two to three times a week before transitioning to local news coverage where I reported on the town of Nevada City, Calif. I doubled up duties at The Union when I took over the role of online community manager, overseeing the website’s social media, blogging, engagement and community outreach.