Experience

Freelance Social Media Editor | PopCrush

New York, NY | August 2018-Present
• Create original posts (trending, stats, and “stan” content) to enhance engagement on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
• Publish and track analytics using native tools and SocialFlow.

Freelance Writer | Alt Press, MORE.com

New York, NY | May 2018-Present
• Pitch story ideas and coordinate interviews with publicists as-needed for Alt Press. Check out my work here.
• Write, build, and edit photos for fashion and lifestyle roundups for MORE.com. Check out my work here.

Asst. Editor/Web Producer | Codeword

New York, NY | May 2018-Present
• Create digital marketing content that creatively highlights insights and data for a B2B audience, including long-form articles, case studies, interviews, and newsletters.
• Produce daily content using an internal content management system.
• Contribute creative solutions for the site and its content.

Digital Assistant | Alternative Press

Cleveland, OH | May 2017-April 2018
• Coordinated with remote news team to produce daily and timely news updates.
• Wrote 30+ news/feature stories per week.
• Scheduled social media posts for news and feature stories.
• Conducted interviews and write stories for the monthly publication.
• Developed site content and strategy alongside the digital content editor. Check out my work here.

News Writer | Alternative Press

Remote | August 2016-May 2017
• Wrote stories and upload content to the magazine's CMS. Check out my work here.

Freelance Writer | Track 7, CLRVYNT

Remote | August 2016-May 2017
• Wrote 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-March 2017
• Posted daily updates to Third String Production's Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts for their upcoming Dallas, Houston, Austin and Los Angeles shows.
• Ran Snapchat for TSPR’s spring So What?! Music Festival.

Digital Apprentice | MORE.com

Des Moines | August 2016-May 2017
• Produced trending stories from pitch to final product—writing copy, editing photos and uploading to the site's backend.
• Collaborated 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 magazine editors 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 | Better Homes & Gardens Special Interest Media

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.

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 site.
• Composed corporate communication across mediums to reach 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 print.