Writer | Editor


Creative Writing
Academic Writing
Mac & Windows Platforms
Microsoft Office Suite
Researching/Fact Checking
Digital Marketing
Email Marketing
Social Media Marketing

Relevant Experience

BEST LAWYERS Publications Managing Editor
September 2016–Present

  • Compile business, political, social, and cultural law- and business-related editorial stories and features for magazines (multi-annual custom publications, quarterly “Business Editions,” and annual “Legal Issue” and “Best Law Firms” created in correspondence with U.S. News & World Report).
  • Choose creative direction and themes for magazines and work with freelance writers and design team to publish dynamic and unique publications each quarter.
  • Redesign website and overhaul content from print to digital. Helped bring digital viewership from 1.5 million to 3.5 million through social strategy, SEO optimization, analytics assistance, and marketing.
  • Copyedit all print and web editorial content using the Chicago Manual of Style and house style guide, then proofread printed magazine before publication.
  • Write and edit feature stories, short news-related articles, lawyer profile pieces, other editorial components, and advertorial content for print and digital.

BOOKBRIGHT MEDIA Freelance Copy Editor
June 2017–Present

  • Copyedit academic and fictional manuscripts that span a vast array of topics (environmental, health, current events, grammar, etc.), including reference pages and appendices.
  • Edit adhering to U.K. and U.S. English preferred styles depending on the origin of the work and using the house style guide.
  • Ensure consistency throughout all pieces while maintaining an author’s intended and unique voice.

MEDIAPLANET Freelance Writer
February 2017–Present

  • Write advertorial and editorial content for the insets in magazines on tight deadlines.
  • Conduct interviews with entrepreneurs and leading industry professionals about their experiences for inset articles.

SCHOLASTIC Freelance Copy Editor/Proofreader
September 2015–Present

  • Copyedit and proofread manuscripts physically and electronically using the Chicago Manual of Style and Merriam-Webster as guides. Update novel-specific style guides if necessary.
  • Most novels worked on are young adult fiction and children’s fiction.
  • Complete edits meeting tight deadlines to ensure that novels are published on time.

CULINARY AGENTS Freelance Copywriter/Editor
July 2016–September 2016

  • Wrote landing page copy and blog content to assist with the launch of the site’s Resources section. Successfully launched page within two weeks of working with the team.
  • Edited existing content to reflect the brand’s voice in a concise and engaging way.
  • Crafted new social media copy and developed a new social media strategy.

THE WEBSITE ARCHITECTS Copywriter/Social Media Marketing Strategist
January 2015–July 2016

  • Wrote copy for West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame Twitter and Facebook accounts. More than quadrupled followers in less than a year.
  • Created blog articles, website copy, and landing pages that accurately reflected clients’ brands.

PARKSBYNATURE NETWORK Writer/Editor/Social Media Manager
January 2015–June 2016

  • Wrote blog entries that consistently brought in highest views. Managed editorial schedule and copyedited blog posts before publishing through WordPress.
  • Wrote copy for apps, keyword-focused SEO title tags and meta descriptions for websites, social media copy, landing pages, press releases, product guides, email newsletters, and sponsor-related marketing copy.
  • Managed and built 12 social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, Pinterest, Tumblr). Developed social media strategy and created weekly analytics reports.

THE WILD HONEY PIE Writer/Copy Editor/Social Media Manager/Partnerships
October 2013–September 2015

  • Wrote and copyedited blog posts in accordance with the house style guide and the Associated Press Stylebook.
  • Wrote marketing emails to gain sponsors for events. Received the highest amount of responses and brought in the most brands while on the team.
  • Wrote social media copy and created analytics reports for Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.




Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing and Italian, 2011

Study Abroad, 2010