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Copywriter, Storyteller & Research Expert

About Me

I'm an experienced copywriter who specializes in writing blog posts for healthcare, higher education, and nonprofit organizations. I have a knack for simplifying complex topics and increasing awareness for brands.

Brene Brown repeats the statement "clear is kind" often and it's one I put into practice each day as someone who produces content, most recently about supporting life-saving cancer treatments and graduate school programs. 

My strengths lie in not only writing for digital media and performing in-depth research but in my ability to listen well. I establish strong relationships with clients and help them steer clear of jargon and confusing language. The result is top-ranking blog posts that reach target audiences and achieve results. 

Explore my writing samples below to see how I can help you produce clear and concise content for your organization.

Industries I Write About

Health & Wellness

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My Writing Samples

9 Theology and Trauma Books to Read

Top-ranking blog post created for search term "theology and trauma," currently ranking on the first page of Google.

https://theseattleschool.edu/blog/nine-theology-trauma-books/

10 Women Theologians You Should Be Reading

A blog post created for the search term "women theologians" to increase awareness for the school's Master of Divinity program for a target audience.

https://theseattleschool.edu/blog/women-theologians/

The Seattle School to Offer a New Concentration in Psychoanalytic Psychology: British Object

A press release-type post to announce a new concentration being offered at the graduate school.

https://theseattleschool.edu/blog/new-concentration-psychoanalytic-psychology/

Treatment for Hyperemesis Gravidarum

If you have severe nausea and vomiting that does not stop during your pregnancy, it may be more than morning sickness. Learn about hyperemsis gravidarum.

https://share.upmc.com/2021/03/hyperemesis-gravidarum-treatment/?source=search-results_title

Child Anxiety Symptoms and Treatment

Anxiety disorders can present themselves in children in many ways. Find out the symptoms and how you can get treatment for your child from UPMC.

https://share.upmc.com/2020/10/child-anxiety/?source=search-results_title

Applying to The Seattle School: What You Need to Know

An example of a "how-to" blog post, created to increase awareness of the application process and uniqueness of the school's group interview process for prospective students.

https://theseattleschool.edu/blog/apply-seattle-school/

What Are the Common Causes of Infertility in Women?

Learn more about the common causes of infertility in women, and why certain women are predisposed to fertility problems.

https://share.upmc.com/2018/09/common-causes-of-infertility/?source=search-results_title

What Is National Donor Day?

National Donor Day helps raise awareness of people who need an organ donation. Find out how becoming an organ donor can save lives.

https://share.upmc.com/2019/02/national-donor-day/?source=search-results_title

What Is Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy?

Learn more about hyperbaric oxygen therapy and how increasing the amount of oxygen in your bloodstream promotes faster wound healing.

https://share.upmc.com/2018/08/hyperbaric-oxygen-therapy/?source=search-results_title

Open (Compound) Leg Fracture: Treatment and Recovery

While breaking a bone sounds straightforward, there are actually many different ways a bone can break. An open fracture, also called a compound fracture, can occur through a simple fall, playing a sport, being in a car accident, or any other high-impact event.

https://share.upmc.com/2020/09/open-leg-fracture/?source=search-results_title

What Are the Symptoms of Thyroid Problems?

How do you know if you have an overactive or an underactive thyroid? Learn to recognize the symptoms of thyroid problems.

https://share.upmc.com/2018/10/symptoms-of-thyroid-problem/?source=search-results_title

How Does Drug Treatment Work? What to Expect in Rehabilitation

Participation is an important factor in your treatment’s success. Explore which therapy might work best for you with your treatment team.

https://share.upmc.com/2017/12/what-to-expect-drug-treatment/?source=search-results_title

Preventing Eye Damage From Computer Screens

Busy professionals spend a lot of time looking at a computer screen. Find out how you can avoid eye damage from computer screens and devices.

https://share.upmc.com/2019/06/eye-damage-from-computer-screens/?source=search-results_title

UPMC Handcyclist to Again Conquer 26.2 Miles

Learn more about Ashli Molinero, an experienced handcyclist competing in the upcoming Pittsburgh Marathon.

https://share.upmc.com/2017/04/ashli-molinero-marathon/?source=search-results_title

What Is Open Enrollment?

Learn more about open enrollment and find out how to make the best of your organization's open enrollment period.

https://share.upmc.com/2018/06/what-is-open-enrollment/?source=search-results_title

Experience

Digital Content Coordinator

I support the production and maintenance of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s web and digital properties as part of the UX, Design & Development team. This includes creating, producing, and editing content in Adobe Experience Manager sites and collaborating with teammates to drive measurable engagement across audiences in support of Fred Hutch's mission.

Company: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

I worked there from 10/2021 until now

Digital Content Specialist

I managed and developed content strategy for blog articles, social media posts, press releases, and web content across The Seattle School and The Allender Center's digital platforms. I identified and produced top-performing blog content that resulted in increased site visits, engagement, and high authority links and analyzed data and developed new ways to report on strategic web and media-related marketing campaigns.

Company: The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology

I worked there from 8/2019 until 10/2021

Freelance Writer

I researched and produced original pieces of SEO-friendly, healthcare-related content for the UPMC Healthbeat blog. I also produced user-friendly conditions pages, often translating complex medical terminology for UPMC Children's Hospital.

Company: UPMC, Other

I worked there from 12/2016 until 3/2020

Digital Content Writer

I coordinated, wrote, and produced engaging email, web, and blog content to increase brand awareness for seven distinct organizations including World Concern, an international nonprofit working in disaster relief and community transformational development. I also partnered with data team members to establish KPI's, gather audience insights, and test and track web content performance.

Company: CRISTA Ministries

I worked there from 8/2017 until 8/2019

Summer Associate - Interactive Engagement

I increased organic search traffic for the UPMC Centers for Rehab Services by 10% by creating and optimizing web copy. I also achieved higher conversion rates for the UPMC Healthbeat blog by repurposing and reviewing outdated content.

Company: UPMC

I worked there from 5/2016 until 12/2016

Content I Write