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Quick-witted Writer and Editor

About Me

I am a professional writer and editor, who is efficient, effective and experienced. My strong and diverse background includes the development and refining of material for a wide range of audiences and platforms. Having worked with a large variety of clients, including everything from large corporations to nonprofits and small businesses, I have become a superstar at adapting to many different company voices and standards. My primary areas of expertise include education and career, small business, mental health and Texas tourism.

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Health & Wellness

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Freelance Writer

‣ Contributing regularly to regional and statewide print magazines reaching up to 500,000 in circulation ‣ Writing blogs/news for sites with up to 10M+ monthly visitors. ‣ Optimizing posts using SEO best practices and completing meta descriptions. ‣ Providing proofing and editing for WordPress posts, contracts, and newsletters. ‣ Ghostwriting for a fast-growing company’s CEO ‣ Gaining ample experience working

Company: Clients

I worked there from 2/2014 until now

Teacher (Journalism/Yearbook/Reading Language Arts)

‣ Spearheaded the creation/publication of student-produced news outlets in an inner-city school ‣ Supplemented or taught reading language arts coursework for up to 90% ELL populations ‣ Led the creation and design of student yearbook

Company: Dallas-Fort Worth Area Schools

I worked there from 8/2015 until 6/2019

Public Relations Associate

‣ Developed and wrote feature stories for various web and print publications, including a cover story ‣ Crafted content for press releases, advisories and pitches, emails, e-newsletters, videos and other promotions ‣ Served as liaison between clients and public relations department ‣ Established a social media management system for an academic institution serving more than 50,000 students. ‣ Earned gold award for feature writing from a regional professional organization

Company: Collin College

I worked there from 11/2012 until 10/2014

Graduate Assistant-Writer

‣ Wrote more than 100 feature stories, press releases, pitches and advisories for the TTU System ‣ Produced no.1 story for semester on a website averaging 40,000 unique monthly visitors. ‣ Translated research and academic content to copy relevant for the average reader ‣ Conducted interviews with students, professors, alumni and administration

Company: Texas Tech University Communications and Marketing

I worked there from 6/2011 until 5/2012


‣ Created online marketing copy for women’s apparel. ‣ Employed SEO and followed legal requirements

Company: JCPenney (Contract)

I worked there from 9/2012 until 11/2012

Content I Write