Chicago native. Former Ferris Wheel operator at Navy Pier. Alumna of Marching Mizzou and the Missouri Drumline. Loves long walks and bar trivia nights. Oscar enthusiast. Fledgling country music fan. Dreams of writing about food and movies for a living, moving to Ireland, or opening a bakery on a wooden ship.
Recently graduated from the University of Missouri, aka Mizzou, with a master’s degree in journalism. Did her thesis on how to produce better online news for people who are blind, and would love to talk about it — just ask. Undergraduate degrees in print & digital journalism and Spanish. Former reporter, editor and designer at the Columbia Missourian. Former copy editing intern at The Tribune in San Luis Obispo, Calif., the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and the Chicago Tribune.
Movies: That Thing You Do!. Titanic. Frozen. Forrest Gump. Pirates of the Caribbean. Lord of the Rings. The Princess Bride. Remember the Titans. Legally Blonde.
TV: Downton Abbey. How I Met Your Mother. Game of Thrones. House of Cards. Orange is the New Black. The Good Wife.
Books: The Fault in Our Stars and Looking for Alaska by John Green. The Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling.
Professional journalism portfolio site. (This is where Margaux’s real journalistic work lives, the stuff with proper grammar and AP Style!)