Resume

CONTACT

miranda.katz@gmail.com    •    @mirandakatz

EDUCATION

  • Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT
    Major: Anthropology; writing certificate
    High honors; Phi Beta Kappa
  • The Brearley School, New York, NY

EXPERIENCE

  • Digital ProducerWIRED. 1/2018-present.
  • Associate Editor, Backchannel. 7/2016-present.
    • One-woman production team for Backchannel (a weekly digital magazine hosted on Wired.com), shepherding stories through contracting, copy editing, art/photo research and commissioning, fact-checking, CMS wrangling, and promotion.
    • Managed newsletter and all social media accounts.
    • Wrote mid- to feature-length stories on digital culture and the future of work.
    • Previously Backchannel’s editorial associate (7/2016-7/2017).
  • Staff Writer, Gothamist. 9/2015-7/2016.
    • Identified, pitched, and wrote stories for New York City news blog.
    • Regularly covered City Hall hearings, community board meetings, and protests.
  • Per Diem Assistant Producer, WNYC’s Note to Self podcast. 9/2015-2/2016.
    • Assisted with research and production for “the tech podcast about being human.”
    • Wrote content for web and assist with audience engagement.
    • Worked on launch of “Infomagical” listener engagement project (2/2016).
    • Previously intern (fall 2015).
  • Fact Checker, The Nation. 6/2015-9/2015.
    • Fact checked content for print and web.
    • Assisted editors and writers with research.
    • Copy edited and produced posts for web.
    • Wrote occasional pieces for web.

SKILLS

  • InDesign, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Copilot, WordPress, Movable Type Pro, Joomla!, SAS, iMovie, Microsoft Office,  HTML, CSS, Peoplesoft, Socialflow, Crowdtangle, Trello, Mailchimp.
  • Photography (film, digital)
  • German (intermediate)
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