Summary of Qualifications
Award-winning journalist with eight years of experience in professional news writing and editing.
Expert in arts, style, food, travel, design, and event coverage.
Strong management and organizational skills.
Stone Temple Consulting, Boston, Mass. Editor. May 2014–present. I assist more than a dozen clients with their content marketing efforts. Through writing, editing, and topic development, I help clients create high-quality, innovative content that organically promotes their brand.
Freelance Writer and Editor. 2008-present. I’ve written articles about a wide range of topics for publications including Paste, Playbill, Draft, Culture, The Local Palate, Richmond Magazine, Smitten, Newport Life, University of Mary Washington Alumni Magazine, Charleston Magazine, and Lowcountry Parent. I have also edited books for History Press.
Charleston Style & Design Magazine, Charleston, S.C. Bridal Editor. Nov. 2013–present. I manage the bridal section of this quarterly publication, which is distributed nationwide. Comprised mostly of advertorial features, the bridal section typically spans more than 100 pages and is a major source of revenue for the magazine.
Panorama Magazine and Playbill, New Venture Media, Boston, Mass. Editor. July 2013–May 2014. I worked as the sole editorial staff member for Panorama, a bi-weekly Boston guidebook distributed in hotel rooms and tourist hubs. I helped launch the magazine’s new website (BostonGuide.com), developed a social media strategy, and created an email marketing campaign. I also managed the Boston edition of Playbill and assisted with editing all other New Venture Media publications.
Charleston City Paper, Charleston, S.C. Associate Editor (Previously Arts Editor, Calendar Editor). July 2007–June 2013. I helped manage daily operations, special issues, web content, social media, and freelancers. I also copy edited for all sections and the website, wrote for all sections, and managed interns.
University of Mary Washington. Fredericksburg, Va. Bachelor of Arts in English with concentrations in Journalism and Psychology. 2007.
2011 S.C. Press Award. Third place, Reporting in Depth, Weekly Over 6,000
2010 S.C. Press Award. Second place, News Feature Writing, Weekly Over 6,000
2010 S.C. Press Award, Second place, Lifestyle/Feature Special Edition or Section
2009 S.C. Press Award. Second place, Feature Writing, Weekly Over 6,000