RESUME

 
Work
Experience
POPSUGAR
2020 - Present

 

The #1 female lifestyle brand delivering the latest trends in entertainment, beauty, fitness and fashion

 

  • Current contributor to the POPSUGAR voices program

Internships
Epicenter
Spring 2019

 

Epicenter is a literary management and production company with an emphasis on character-driven material
 

  • Responsible for evaluating potential clients for representation by the company. This included reading scripts, watching films, director reels, or other various forms of creative content to decide if these various screenwriters or directors aligned with the mandate of the company and/or had market appeal.

Super Deluxe, Time Warner Inc.

​Summer 2018

 

Super Deluxe is a premium, multi-platform entertainment company
 

  • TV Development Intern

  • Completed script coverage and gave feedback on current development projects

  • Used Studio System to conduct avail checks for directors for upcoming TV projects

  • Covered front desk and greeted guests

Color Force

Spring 2018

 

An American studio founded in 2007 by producer and film executive Nina Jacobson
 

  • Completed script and manuscript coverage

  • Pitched submissions to supervisors for development

  • Performed administrative duties, deliveries to company clients, and greeted guests, office and kitchen upkeep

Merry-Go-Round Magazine
(Formerly Crossfader Magazine)

2016 - Present

 

A literary management and production company with an emphasis on character-driven material
 

  • Current op-ed contributor

  • Wrote weekly for television section

  • Transparent and Orange is the New Black reviews featured on Crossfader Facebook page

Filmmaking

Chapman University Summer Film Academy
 

  • Accepted 2014 into prestigious Summer Film Academy, a two-week intensive program focused on visual storytelling

Panther Studios
 

  • Active member of Panther Studios, a Chapman University club dedicated to making web series

The Collegiate Film Guild System
 

  • Member of this student led program that creates professional opportunities for young filmmakers

Chapman University|Dodge College of Film and Media Arts

​2015 - 2019

 

​B.A. in Screenwriting

Education
University of Limerick, Ireland

Spring 2017

 

​International Study Abroad Program, emphasis English

  • Strong screen writing abilities

  • Proficient at coverage writing

  • Adept at crafting interesting characters

  • Works well in a group setting

  • Committed to doing what’s needed and getting the work done

  • Organizes tasks and projects well

Skills
References
Epicenter

 

"I believe April will achieve great things in her career and would recommend her for any role in that pursuit..."  May 10, 2019
(Please see attached)

Color Force
Merry-Go-Round Magazine