WRITER & EDITOR
• Six years of experience writing & editing for diverse publications.
• Experience pitching editorial & design ideas for specialized niches.
• Committed to both tight deadlines & longer-term projects.
• Persistent in the reporting field onsite & by phone & email.
CharlotteFive at the Charlotte Observer – Editor/writer – May 2015-Present: Edit content, manage freelancers & write for CharlotteFive.com. From May 2015-January 2016: Edited freelance work for community news publications as well.
Skirt! Magazine – Contributing Writer – Dec. 2012-Dec. 2016: Wrote profiles featuring faces of Charleston. Copy edited pages. Contributed creative copywriting &
SOCIETY Charlotte Magazine – Managing Editor – May 2013-May 2015: Managed writers & photographers. Copy edited all pages. Wrote event articles & features. Updated social media. Engaged in community outreach. Scheduled all editorial coverage.
Arcadia Publishing – Acquisitions Editor – Aug. 2012-April 2013:
Managed about 45 book projects with authors in the Midwestern territory. Formatted images & text for production. Researched & initiated title opportunities. Presented book proposals for
The Collegian – Opinion Editor, Reporter & Copy Assistant – Jan. 2011 to March 2012: Wrote opinion columns & news articles. Designed & edited layout of opinion section. Copyedited & fact-checked all sections of paper.
Internships: Editorial intern for Skirt! Magazine May 2011 to Aug. 2011. Editorial intern for Charlotte Parent Magazine May 2010- Sept. 2010
BA in English and Journalism from the University of Richmond, with a minor in Creative Writing.
Winner of Academy of American Poets University Prize, 2012 & 2009. Winner of Margaret Haley Carpenter Award for Poetry, 2012.
References available upon request.