FREELANCE WRITER/EDITOR/CMS PRODUCTION/SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER
Ponte Vedra, FL | 2017-Present
Performs editing and writing services for various media outlets, including Nerdwallet, The Everymom, Parents magazine, The Balance, HerMoney, Life & Money, and Smartasset. In addition to writing and editing, I also provide social media and WordPress management services, as well as WordPress production and editorial consulting.
DailyWorth | Philadelphia, Pa. | 2016 – 2017
Managed daily content publication and editorial strategy for the finance and career-based media site for women. Oversaw a team of outside freelancers and editor(s). Balanced editorial budget, managed all social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and LinkedIn, ensuring content was in line with editorial mission.
NEWS & CONTENT EDITOR
FlockU | King of Prussia, Pa. | 2015 – 2016
Played an essential role in the launch of the digital media startup. Recruited writers, edited and curated content, and assisted with the business growth of the site, including managing branded content and brand partnerships. Executed the development and implementation of the site’s editorial and video strategy, and ensured the site’s 75-plus weekly posts were up to editorial standards.
Del Val Media | Marlton, N.J. | 2014 – 2015
Played a key role in the production and editing of five regional monthly magazines. Was responsible for producing several major features in each issue, including cover stories. Completed final copy edit on each book prior to publication, managed a team of 5-plus freelance writers.
Calkins Media | Beaver, Pa. | 2012 – 2014
Covered the energy and transportation beat in a three-county area, focusing primarily on nuclear, coal and natural gas energy sources with an emphasis on fracking. Published 2-3 stories daily on a complicated beat. Reporting process included conducting in-depth interviews, interpreting scientific reports, and obtaining public records.
NATIONAL MANAGING EDITOR
Haute Living Magazine | New York, New York | 2011 – 2012
Managed the publication and editorial strategy of four national luxury lifestyle publications in New York, Miami, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. Oversaw the New York newsroom, including two editors, as well as outside freelancers. Wrote each month’s cover stories on celebrities and noteworthy individuals, including Melania Trump, Kevin Costner, and LeBron James.
Observer Media Group | New York, New York | 2010 – 2011
Helped launch the weekly newspaper’s first monthly publication, NYO Magazine, recruiting writers, editing and assigning all content, arranging cover interviews and photo shoots, and working closely with the art director on design. Also worked with the sales team to monetize the book and on ad placement.
Masters of Arts in Journalism | New York University, 2010
Bachelor’s of Arts in English, Journalism minor | Wittenberg University, 2008
Writing, editing, social media, writer mentoring and recruitment, WordPress production, project management, Jira, content management systems, Photoshop, HTML, Microsoft Office
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