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Synopsis: Since graduating from Sarah Lawrence College with a BA in Geography and Environmental Studies, my career has taken me down a path of writing, social media, and journalism. I have done profiles of musicians such as Emmylou Harris, Lukas Nelson, The Weeks, Rob Garza, Chris Isaak, and Dilated Peoples; artists such as Lino Tagliapietra, Marcia Myers, and Greg Miller; film greats such as actress Kate Bosworth, Directors Jim Rash and Nat Faxon (The Descendants) and Craig Borten (Dallas Buyers Club) and actress Allison Williams; wellness gurus such as Elizabeth Gilbert (Eat, Pray, Love), Rich Roll, and MC Yogi; as well as events such as the Sun Valley Wellness Festival, the Sun Valley Road Rally, the Sun Valley Film Festival and much more.

Experience

Freelance Writer, Editor, Copy Writer, Transcriber

2010 –Current

•  Backup reporter for Idaho Mountain Express, Nov 2019-current

•  Writer for The Source, July 2019-current

•  Writer for Edible Idaho South, July 2019-current

•  Writer for Boise Weekly, April 2019-current

•  Writer for Visit Sun Valley, September 2018-current

•  Website and social media updating for real estate agent Corey Graham, July 2018-current

•  Writer for Sun Valley Magazine, July 2018-current

•  Writer for Idaho Press, November 2018-current

•  Work for National Geographic photographer Jody McDonald including writing pitches, bios, etc, 2016-current

•  Writer for The Weekly Sun newspaper, August 2018-August 2019

•  Writer for Western Home Journal, August 2018

•  Edited novel The Story of Markus by Aliki Georakopoulos, November-December 2018

•  Website content written for Free Ice Cream Inc, December 2018

•  Transcribed court case audio for Jo White, December 2018

•  Edited novel The Modern Meditator by Tina Ciccarello, November 2018

•  Edited novel Journey to Bamiyan by Jean-Pierre Chesnel, August 2018

•  Articles published on vegnews.com, March 2018-June 2-18

•  Work done for Sun Valley Wellness Festival including writing a media kit, copy editing, etc. May 2018
•  Article written for Toni Child's Wrap the World In Beauty Initiative, May 2017
•  Articles published on allaboutarizonanews.com, July 2016

• Published The Elixir, Issue 1. February 2016

• Freelance reporting for dreamclimbing.com, January 2015-March 2015

• Back reporting done for US Weekly, January 2015

• Website editing done for Baden Guitars, 2014-2015

• Article published in Chickpea Magazine, Issue 1

• Article published in Tofu Magazine, Issue 6

Sun Valley Property News (SVPN): Deputy Editor

October 2013 – June 2018

SVPN is published 8 times a year at 7,500 issues each. It won the Maggie Award for Regional/State magazine in 2013.

I was promoted from Editorial Assistant to Assistant Editor after 6 months, Content Editor after 3 years, and Deputy Editor after 5 years. Duties include:

•    Pitch editorial ideas
•    Write feature articles for monthly issues.
•    Commission writers each issue.
•    Edit all editorial content.
•    Write Editor's Welcome Letter.
•    Sell ads, manage received ads, and assist in having ads designed for clients for each monthly issue.
•    Upload magazine articles to online platforms monthly.
•    Book and manage photoshoots.
•    Manage page counts and page plans.
•    Edit designed files in Indesign.
•    Craft cover lines.
•    Manage intern and Editorial Assistant.

Edible Idaho South: Editorial Assistant

January 2013 – October 2013 

Edible Idaho South is a quarterly publication and member of Edible Communities, a growing network of local food magazines published in over seventy-five communities across North America. The magazine is locally owned and benefits from the support of an award-winning national publishing company with over 15 million readers nationwide.

• Updated social media platforms including Facebook (approximately 1,000 fans), Twitter (approximately 1,000 followers), Pinterest (approximately 40 followers)

• Uploaded magazine stories to website.

• Managed subscriptions and sent out quarterly issue of magazine to subscribers.

• Wrote short editorial pieces for magazine's website.

 

InHue Magazine: Food and Nutrition Writer

February 2013 – May 2013 

InHue is an online magazine is an online health publication for women of color.

• Pitched food and nutrition article ideas to editor.

• Wrote food and nutrition themed articles which included reaching out to sources and interviewing.

 

Education

Sarah Lawrence College, 2006-2010

BA, Environmental Studies, Geography

Activities and Societies: Students for a Democratic Society, Environmental Club, vegan baking

 

School for International Training, 2009

Sustainable urban planning and development

Activities and Societies: Through International Honors Program of SIT, studied development, urban issues, sustainability, transportation, health, etc.

 

Wood River High School. 2002-2006

High School Diploma, General Studies

 

Skills

• Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, Wordpress, Tumblr, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Adobe InDesign, Constant Contact, Microsoft Powerpoint, Dropbox, Basecamp, Digital Photography

• Research, writing, editing, public speaking, presentations, press releases

• Intermediate French

• NOLS Wilderness First Aid

• CPR-certified

• Certified Volunteer for the Humane Society

References

Jonathon Smith. Art Director, SVPN magazine. 208.309.3333

Meg Vorm. Former Managing Editor, SVPN magazine.  208.720.4997

Suzanne Hazlett. Colleague. Hazlett Wealth Management. 208.450.9142