Intern, Dallas Morning News, 2019-Present

  • Writing for the lifestyle and food columns within the newspaper.

  • Reporting content through print and social media storytelling.

 Writer, SMU Daily Campus, 2019 - Present

  • Writing regular articles, covering events, diversity and campus responses to world events.

  • Designing social media friendly news stories for Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

Intern, D Magazine, Summer 2019

  • Wrote for online publications of D Home, D Weddings and D Magazine.

  • Fact checked, copy edited and researched for publications.

Co-founder, SMU Crave, 2019 - Present

  • Managed a media platform for SMU students including engagement strategy and brand identity

  • Designed and maintained website while creating content.

  • Applied an engagement strategy for social media and a content calendar for the website.

 Assistant Editor, SMU Look, 2019

  • Edited, wrote and designed magazine in multi-faceted role as assistant editor.

  • Developed advertising strategies, magazine organization and structure for finished product.

Intern, Initiative Network, 2016 - 2017

  • Managed social media accounts and wrote content for diverse nonprofit organization, promoted organization's programs, participants and mission.

  • Created detailed plans for promotion, delegated tasks and developed a consistent format and schedule for the nonprofit’s media promotion.

Social Media Manager, Mary Henry Handmade, 2014

  • Proved successful at creating a strategy for growing handmade scarf company's exposure on social media.

  • Witnessed social media following double after implementing daily engagement strategy.


Email: marygracemetheny@gmail.com

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marygracemetheny/


Production: AP style editing, Sony NX5U HD Camera, Canon EOS Rebel, Adobe Premiere

Digital: Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Keynote, Adobe Premiere, Google Analytics, basic SEO, basic HTML/CSS, Squarespace

Language: 8 years of French, Business French diploma (DFP) anticipated Fall 2019.


Southern Methodist University

B.A. Journalism and French, May 2020

4.0 GPA 


Belo Journalism Scholarship, SMU

Recipient since Spring 2019

Honor Roll with High Distinction, SMU

Fall 2018 - Present

Honors Transfer Scholarship, SMU

Recipient since Fall 2018