Multimedia Contributor for Editorial Marketing Partnership Project with Canadian Tourism Commission. Over the course of one summer, covered 7 arts festivals across Canada while live blogging, photographing and filming/hosting video.
In 2011, I was commissioned as a multimedia correspondent by both the Canadian Tourism Commission and The New Yorker, on a joint marketing content partnership, to cover 7 art festivals across Canada. I blogged, photographed, produced video for the CTC festival blog, covering the following: Okanagan Wine Festival, Calgary Stampede, Luminato Festival, Toronto Film Festival, Stratford Shakespeare Festival, Montreal Jazz Festival and PEI Shellfish Festival.
Director of Public Relations & Communications at famed Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills from 2012-2015. During this tenure, was awarded:
– 2014 Winner of Travel + Leisure SMITTY Award: Best overall social media for individual U.S. Hotel
– 2014 Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce Golden Palm Award “Innovation, Large Business”‚Äč
– 2013 Four Seasons Pinnacle Award “Best in Class”‚Äč for Public Relations & Social Media (Americas)
– 2013 Four Seasons Pinnacle Award Restaurant Marketing Hotel of the Year (Americas)
Produced new property video with collaborator, Director Marcus K. Jones. Video was named “Luxury Daily’s Top 10 social luxury videos of 2012” and became one of the most viewed Four Seasons videos to date.
Joined the early production team behind documentary film “Oye Cuba” in 2009/10, following the return of Grammy-winning artist Arturo O’Farrill to Cuba, as he brought his famous father’s music (Chico O’Farrill) and orchestra back home to perform his music for the people. Participated as a field producer on first two trips to Havana and Santiago de Cuba, leading the website and social media development, as well as documenting with photography.