Experience

Editorial Assistant | Alternative Press

Cleveland, OH | May 2017-Present
• Coordinate with remote news team to produce daily and timely news updates.
• Develop site content and strategy alongside the digital content editor. Check out my work here.
• Conduct interviews and write stories for the monthly publication.

News Writer | Alternative Press

Remote | August 2016-May 2017
• Write stories and upload content to the magazine's online back end. Check out my work here.

Freelance Writer | Track 7, CLRVYNT

Remote | August 2016-Present
• Write features for online music sites, working with editors to ensure content is ready for publishing. Check out my work for Track 7 here, and my work for CLRVYNT here.

Marketing Intern | Third String Productions

Remote | August 2016-Present
• Post daily updates to Third String Production's Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts for their upcoming Dallas, Houston, Austin and Los Angeles shows.

Digital Apprentice | MORE.com

Des Moines | August 2016-Present
• Produce trending stories from pitch to final product—writing copy, editing photos and uploading to the site's backend.

• Collaborate with editor to produce SEO-friendly headlines. Check out my work here.

Marketing Director | Urban Plains

Remote | August 2016-Dec. 2016
• Managed two social media editors to implement a social media marketing plan with our social media editors for our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram platforms.

• Planned a launch party and other strategies to increase brand awareness and recognition.

Editorial Intern | Alternative Press

Cleveland, OH | May 2016-August 2016
• Wrote stories for print and online and uploaded content to the magazine's online back end. Check out my work here
• Worked alongside my editor and industry professionals at the Alternative Press Music Awards

Associate Social Media Editor | Drake Magazine

Des Moines, IA | August 2015-May 2016
• Actively monitored the magazine’s Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram presence

• Produced daily posts for social channels
• Analyzed the website’s social statistics to boost follow through rate • Write and edit stories for Drake Magazine Online

Copy-Flow Coordinator | Meredith Corporation

Des Moines, IA | August 2015-May 2016
• Routed copy between copy editors and in-house editors
• Worked with a computer database to track articles and their progress

Website Editor | E.T. Meredith Magazine Center

Des Moines, IA | August 2015-May 2016
• Organized student work for contest entry
• Planned the annual campus Visiting Professionals Series                                     • Created a space on campus for student involvement

Feature Writer | The Annual Magazine

Des Moines, IA | October 2015-April 2016

• Produced an in-depth feature story for the magazine's Midwest audience
Researched, contacted, and interviewed fashion influences across the Midwest

Head Stylist | Drake Magazine

Des Moines, IA | August 2015-April 2016
• Organized, planned, purchased, and fit six models for the print magazine’s
bi-annual fashion feature shoots
• Collaborated with the photographer to set and schedule the shoot times and locations

Employee Communications Intern | Principal Financial Group

Des Moines, IA | May 2015-August 2015
• Wrote and researched stories for The Principal’s intranet
• Composed corporate communications reaching thousands of
employees              • Used basic design skills to enhance visual communication

Editorial Intern | This is London Magazine

London, UK | January 2015-May 2015
• Attended press events and worked from around the city to select content for the bi-weekly publication

• Researched content for future issues                                                                   • Edited final articles and layouts before going to prin

Contributing Writer | Urban Plains

Des Moines, IA | Spring 2015
• Wrote and edited remotely from London to finalize a feature story for the online publication

• Responded enthusiastically to editor’s critiques to finalize the story for publishing