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Location: Bainbridge Island, WA, USA
School: University of St. Andrews
Major: International Relations and Social Anthropology


Madeleine Otto
Professional Experience
Freelance Journalist The Seattle Times, Seattle April 2019-Present
• Contributing travel related articles as a Features contributor at The Seattle Times
Office Manager, Consumer Eyes, New York City May-October 2017
• Worked as the office facilitator for global insight and innovation consultancy
• Generated ideas for current project strategies and branding implementation
• Scheduled travel logistics for international and domestic immersions and consumer research
• Managed internal calendar for CEO and Project Directors
• Utilized Microsoft Excel to process billable expenses for the company
Data Entry, JW Player, (Temporary position) New York City February-May 2017
• Provided administrative support to rapidly expanding video hosting platform
• Responsible for strategic outreach initiative to build JW Player’s client base
• Used Microsoft Excel to categorize websites
• Utilized Salesforce to source contacts and to expand client base
• Categorized websites utilizing research tools such as LinkedIn Sales Navigator and Salesforce
Editorial Intern, Bradt Travel Guides, London, United Kingdom January 2016
• Responsible for maintenance and promotion of Bradt social media accounts
• Cross-referenced Borneo and Croatia e-books before publication
• Updated Bradt Travel website with new 2016 editions
• Utilized InDesign and Photoshop for website production
• Administrative duties included internal correspondence and responding to freelance inquiries
Editorial Intern, Condé Nast Traveller, Mumbai, India May-August 2015
• Collaborated with print and digital teams in publication of multiple issues of the magazine
• Fact-checked Dubai supplement for August/September issue
• Researched section on tourism in New Delhi
• Wrote article for Word of Mouth section published in October/November Anniversary issue
• Handled calendar and schedule logistics for Editor in Chief’s Shanghai conference
The Seattle Times, Condé Nast Traveller, The New Times, The Saint, The Tribe, The Stand
Volunteer Experience January 2018-Present
Reader, Harvard Review, Remote
• Provide editorial feedback on fiction manuscripts of the Harvard Review
University of St. Andrews, St. Andrews, Scotland 2012-2016
M.A. (Honours) in International Relations and Social Anthropology
Languages and Skills
Proficiency in: AP and Chicago styles, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook),
InDesign, Photoshop, Salesforce

fact-checking, research, social media skills