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nDash Writer Profile for Anna Daugherty


Writer and Editor

About Me

I'm a writer and editor based in Austin, Texas. I have experience covering small businesses, local government, nonprofits, transportation issues and travel. I am passionate about sharing stories.

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My Writing Samples

The Extraordinary Artwork of Francis Tsai

After ALS took the use of his limbs, Francis Tsai learned how to draw with his eyes.


The Travel Secret to Posh, Budget-Friendly Accommodations in Austin

The hostel trend isn't just for Europe anymore—it's booming in Central Austin. Here's why.


Independent, Not Alone

How UT is creating community for foster and independent students.


Gourdough's Donuts; A Big Fat Treat

Helping create the gourmet food scene in Austin, Gourdough's serves donuts that require a fork and knife.




Reported on local government issues, including water rates and city taxes. Published features of local small businesses, high profile individuals and nonprofit organizations. Used graphic design, photography and social media to share stories.

Company: Community Impact Newspaper

I worked there from 7/2015 until 11/2015

Editorial Intern

Pitched story ideas, conducted interviews and wrote stories on a wide variety of topics. Edited, researched and fact-check content.

Company: Alcalde Magazine

I worked there from 1/2015 until 7/2015

Editorial Intern

Wrote stories on various topics, including individual profiles, business profiles and event features. Curated source lists for local events and contacted venues for calendar events.

Company: Austin Monthly Magazine

I worked there from 5/2014 until 9/2014

Social Media Intern

Curated weekly newsletters of industry-related content. Assisted in designing infographics for Texas Legislative members to promote the travel industry. Boosted following on Facebook and Twitter accounts through regular posting.

Company: Texas Travel Industry Association

I worked there from 5/2014 until 9/2014

Writer and Editor

Served as content manager and editor for Mueller Living Magazine, an N2 Publication. Published writing and photography in magazines, newspapers and online, including CultureMap, Community Impact and WestJet Magazine. Profiled small businesses, nonprofits and community leaders. Also covered large-scale issues, such as foster care reform.

Company: Freelance

I worked there from 11/2015 until now

Content I Write