Résumé

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.

EXPERIENCE

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 &
research.

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
approval.

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

EDUCATION

BA in English and Journalism from the University of Richmond, with a minor in Creative Writing.

HONORS

Winner of Academy of American Poets University Prize, 2012 & 2009. Winner of Margaret Haley Carpenter Award for Poetry, 2012.

References available upon request.

An online portfolio.