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Online/Niche Content Manager, The Spokesman-Review

About Me

Editing, writing, marketing strategies: I love them all! I'm excited about keeping the print media dream alive while embracing digital media. I'm an expert in everything from cannabis to higher education to branding. I enjoy writing, books, gaming, history, advertising and collecting spoons. Let's collaborate!

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My Writing Samples

How to Build Financial Planning Skills

Overview of recommended skills, degree programs and faculty/industry experts that can provide a launchpad to a career in financial planning.


Pure Joy Family Farm offers creative treats for active users

Feature on a creative small-scale legal cannabis grower in Washington State



Online-Niche Content Manager

As Manager of the Marketing Department's Content Team at one of the oldest daily newspapers in Washington, I craft marketing materials, assist clients with branding strategies, organize community events, and create a variety of print and digital products focusing on travel, cannabis, autos, real estate and more. One of our premier products is Evercannabis, a print and digital publication that shares general cannabis industry news throughout the Northwest.

Company: The Spokesman-Review

I worked there from 11/2007 until now

Freelance Writer/Copyeditor

Assist regional and national clients with print and digital content needs, including press releases, blog posts, white papers, branding solutions, design, and marketing materials, plus proofreading, editing, marketing strategies, and SEO services. Clients have included cannabis media (DOPE, NW Leaf, Marijuana Ventures); theme parks; outdoor recreation media; tech/enterprise firms; health care providers; higher education institutions; non-profits; sustainability organizations, and more.

Company: Self-Employed

I worked there from 6/2000 until now

Section Editor/Reporter

Covered a variety of beats as a reporter and photographer at a daily community newspaper, including Business, Technology, Environment, Education and Crime. Was also Features Editor, responsible for writing and editing six sections such as Travel, Food, Faith and Entertainment.

Company: Coeur d'Alene Press

I worked there from 11/1994 until 11/2007

Content I Write