Curriculum Vitae


Longwood University - English major, Art minor
2010 - 2014


Education Week
Editorial Intern: Dec 2014 - Present
• Report on education technology in the K-12 education market
• Manage Education Week's Market Brief Facebook and Digital Directions and Market Brief Twitter
• Create and schedule newsletters

Capital Women
Founder: Sep 2017 - Present
• Accomplish a steady growth of followers (gained 1,400+ subscribers from Sept. 2017 to Jan. 2018)
• Manage a newsletter and podcast focused on women in Washington, D.C. who are succeeding and or empowering other local women
• Manage Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram social media accounts

Co-creator, host, writer: March 2018 - Present
• Write, research, and perform one script focused on art news and artist profiles each week

On Tap Magazine
Freelance Photographer: Aug 2014 - Jan 2019
• Photograph food-, beer-, and wine-related events in the D.C. area
• Edit photos using Adobe Photoshop

Washington Business Journal
Temporary Freelance Social Media Producer: Sep 2018 - Oct 2018
• Promoted annual Women Who Mean Business publication and event by creating social mediacontent.

Vox Media’s Curbed DC
Editor: Oct 2014 - April 2018
• Reported on real-estate and development in D.C. (at least five articles/day)
• Increased pageviews by 12.64 percent year-over-year in first year (comparing Oct. 1, 2014 to Sept. 30, 2015 from Oct. 1, 2015 to Sept. 30, 2016)
• Increased Facebook likes by 103.36 percent from Nov. '14 to Nov. '16
• Increased Twitter followers by 94.36 percent from Dec. '15 to Dec. '16
• Collaborated with team members to create graphic design works

Luri & Wilma
Copy Editor: June 2014 - June 2015
Editorial Intern: June 2012 - June 2014
• Copy-edit manuscripts to ensure correct grammar, punctuation usage, and facts
• Research and report on eco-friendly businesses, events, and individuals

Whurk Magazine
Fairfax Editor: Dec 2014 - April 2015
• Report on artists, musicians, and local businesses (at least one article/month)

SNAP. Magazine
Founder: Dec 2014 - April 2015
• Report on artists, musicians, and local businesses in the D.C. area
• Take photos and edit them using Adobe Photoshop
• Design a seasonal magazine using Adobe InDesign

Digital Promise
Communications Intern: June 2014 - Aug 2014
• Researched and presented data using spreadsheets 
• Compiled relevant press clips for company to maintain awareness on relevant news events 
• Transcribed and edited video interviews

Information Security at Longwood University
Content Strategist: Oct 2013 - May 2014
• Designed brochures and posters
• Detail-oriented office work, including data entry and filing

The Rotunda
News Editor: Apr 2013 - Apr 2014
Features Editor: Apr 2012 - Apr 2013
Assistant Copy Editor: Apr 2011 - Apr 2012
• Reported on local and campus events (at least four 700+ word articles/week) 
• Copy-edited articles to ensure correct grammar, punctuation usage, and facts

WMLU 91.3 FM
General Manager: Apr 2013 - Apr 2014
News Director: Apr 2012 - Apr 2013
Disc Jockey: 2011 - 2014
• Managed 35 members, 10 executive members, and 7 committees

J Fergeson Gallery
Intern: Feb 2013 - Aug 2013
• Photographed and cataloged art collection to website
• Organized art gallery displays and hung up artworks
• Managed monetary transactions

Fondo del Sol Visual Arts Center
Intern: June 2012 - Aug 2012
• Oversaw visitor services and museum shop
• Tracked and managed e-mails, phone calls, and museum documents
• Reported to museum director for detail-oriented office needs


March 2019
Torpedo Factory Art Center Target Gallery’s March150: 9th Annual Special Exhibition
Alexandria, VA

April 2018
BloomBars’ ImPrint
Washington, D.C.

November 2017
Blind Whino's Best of IGDC Exhibition
Washington, D.C.

July 2017
Gallery O on H's Who's Looking Back?
Washington, D.C.

June 2017
Congress Heights Arts & Culture Center's Pray 4 'Ye
Washington, D.C.

June 2017
Rochester Contemporary Art Center's 6x6x2017
Rochester, NY

May 2017
Verum Ultimum's 4th Annual Living Mark
Portland, Oregon

May 2017
Grady Alexis Gallery's Radical Resistance to Xenophobia
New York, NY

April 2017
Museum of International Propaganda's Against TRUMPISM
San Rafael, CA

March 2017
East City Art's EMULSION
Washington, D.C.

December 2016
Rhizome's Hugo Ball: A Dada Centennial Soiree
Washington, D.C.

November 2016
Arlington Cultural Affair's "How To" Video Festival
Arlington, VA

April 2016
Art Soiree's eARTh Day at The Ritz-Carlton, Georgetown
Washington, D.C.

February 2015
Laser Cat Art Show
Washington, D.C.

August 2012
Fondo del Sol Visual Arts Center's Member Arts Show
Washington, D.C.

May 2012
Longwood University's Student Art Show
Farmville, VA

Honors & Awards

April 2013, CHI Commendation
CHI is a secret society comprised of students of Longwood University. It was founded on October 15, 1900 and represents the Spirit of Longwood with values including loyalty, character, respect, and challenge. At the end of every school year, the members of Chi of that year reveal themselves to the general public and commend a small number of individuals on campus for their service. 

My CHI commendation states, "For your fierce dedication to the Longwood Rotunda, for uniting the Longwood community through the telling of the blue-and-white story, and for embodying the Longwood spirit through your kind-hearted nature, CHI 2013 commends junior Michelle Goldchain."

April 2013 and April 2012, Mary Clay Hiner Scholarship
Awarded to one nominated student in the English Department of Longwood University who is recognized for excellent academic ability and who has made contributions to the life of the English Department

April 2012, Lucille Walton Scholarship
Awarded to one student in the Art Department of Longwood University who is recognized for outstanding artistic and academic ability and who has made contributions to the life of the Art Department.