Resume

Media Consultant / Self-Employed

July 2021 – Present, NYC

Studying product management and UX design while providing editing, writing, research, and digital media product management services. Connect with me at email@hellotumo.com if you’d like to work together.


Deputy Editor, Digital / Stanford Social Innovation Review

Learn more: ssir.org

September 2018 – July 2021, Remote

  • Owned editorial product backlog for publication’s website, newsletter, and podcasts.
  • Built a project management system to process 700 to 800 annual submissions.
  • Oversaw digital strategy, UX, editing, web production, analytics, and CMS development.
  • Managed a team of three people.
  • 2018-2020: all users +38% (via search +61%, via newsletter +56%); page time +14%.

Media Director / Stanford SPARQ

Learn more: sparq.stanford.edu + sparqtools.org

September 2017 – September 2018, Stanford, CA

  • Built project management system to produce digital toolkit (sparqtools.org).
  • Oversaw communications strategy, social media, and analytics.
  • Wrote, edited, and web produced digital content.
  • Year-over-year growth: all users +21% (via search +14%, via social +89%).

Media Consultant / Self-Employed

November 2016 – September 2017, Remote


Founding Editor-in-Chief / SupChina

Learn more: supchina.com

October 2015 – October 2016, NYC

  • Co-owned product backlog for publication’s website, newsletter, app, and podcast.
  • Managed content strategy, UX, submissions, editing, web production, and CMS development.
  • Led a team of five people.
  • Grew the audience from zero to 10k+ across channels.

Web Producer / SFARI + Spectrum

Learn more: sfari.org + spectrumnews.org

October 2012 – September 2015, NYC

  • Owned product backlog for websites and newsletter.
  • Managed RFP and requirements to move news content from sfari.org to spectrumnews.org.
  • Oversaw analytics, UX, CMS development, web production, multimedia, and newsletter.
  • 2012-2015: tripled traffic, doubled newsletter subscribers, and won three awards.

Staff Editor (Web Producer) / The New York Times

Learn more: nytimes.com/by/m-amedeo-tumolillo

January 2008 – June 2012, New York and Hong Kong

  • Reported and analyzed CMS bugs in collaboration with the development team.
  • Helped launch and run a global opinion section out of the Hong Kong office.
  • Reported and wrote breaking news (nytimes.com/by/m-amedeo-tumolillo).
  • Produced various online sections, including the global home page.

Web Director + Video Unit Founder + Reporter / Albuquerque Tribune

Learn more: Wiki page (the newspaper closed)

November 2004 – January 2008, Albuquerque, NM

  • Co-owned product backlog for the newspaper’s website
  • Established and led the video unit.
  • Reported and wrote news articles.
  • Launched a podcast.
  • Managed a team of two people.

Freelance Journalist + Grad School Reporter / Self-Employed

January 2001 – August 2004, New Orleans, Albuquerque, and Chicago

  • Wrote about business, art, music, and crime for Medill News Service, a weekly newspaper, and online outlets.

Education

  • Master of Science in Journalism/New Media | Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism | Evanston, Ill. | August 2004
  • Bachelor of Arts in English/Creative Writing | University of Oklahoma | Norman, Okla. | July 1998

Courses


Honors and awards

  • In 2016, spectrumnews.org, which I helped launch with my colleagues at Spectrum News, earned a Webby Award.
  • In 2013 and 2014, I was a member of the sfari.org team that won recognition from The Webby Awards, the New Media Institute and the Interactive Media Council.
  • President’s Club | E.W. Scripps | Recognizes outstanding contributions | 2006
  • 3rd Place | Business Writing | Associated Press Managing Editors Awards | 2006 | Winning article: The little things
  • Best Detective Film | 48 Hour Film Project | For “In Linda’s Heels” | 2006
  • Unsung Hero Award | The Albuquerque Tribune | Recognizes an Albuquerque Tribune employee working above and beyond the job’s requirements | 2005
  • Harrington Award in New Media | Northwestern Univ. Medill School of Journalism | Given to one graduate student in each of the school’s four tracks | Recognizes the highest grade point average and promise of professional success | 2005
  • Member | Kappa Tau Alpha Journalism Honor Society | Membership reserved for students in the top 10 percent of their graduating class in journalism and advertising programs across the country | 2005 – present
  • Screenplay competition finalist | Duke City Shootout | 2005
  • Knight-Batten Awards for Innovations in Journalism | Notable Entry | GoSkokie.com | Graduate school team project | PDF report on Hyperlocal Citizens’ Media | 2004
  • Short story published in “Night Terrors” magazine | 2002

Skills

CMS Expert (WordPress, Drupal, ExpressionEngine, Plone) | HTML | CSS | JavaScript | UX | Product Management | Project Management (Zenkit, Airtable, Asana, Trello, Basecamp) | SEO | Google Analytics | Google Data Studio | Microsoft Office | Google Workspace | Photoshop | Final Cut | Adobe Premiere | Audio Editing | Social Media Strategy and Production | Windows | Mac | AP and New York Times Style


Volunteering

  • Emergency room volunteer at Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital | March 2013 – May 2014 | New York City | Provide basic assistance as requested by hospital staff and patients
  • Led English Conversation Classes With Chinatown Manpower Project | New York City | Aug. 26, 2010 – Oct. 21, 2010