Resume

 
Work​
Experience​
Writer | Reviews.com (Red Ventures)

May 2017 - Present

 

  • As the first in-house writer, helped management define the role, piloted and iterated on workflow and onboarding practices, and assisted in training subsequent hires.
     

  • Pitch, write, and strategize in a variety of story forms — from full multi-product reviews to trending news analysis, and resource blog content. Creatively coordinate with design, SEO, and social media marketing teams to repackage content for multiple channels.
     

  • Master a wide range of subjects (from Nerf Guns to Microwaves, Solar Panels to Home Security Systems), by conducting research, analyzing the audience, interviewing experts, and personally testing product.
     

  • In the first month, wrote what would become three of the company’s highest-value verticals, and continued to own high-volume spaces over my tenure. More specifically, rewrote our high-profit Homeowners Insurance page to earn a 34% increase in revenue (earning $150k monthly), and a 40% increase in impressions
     

  • Led an email newsletter initiative to engage with our readers in a more creative medium. Collaborated with Art Director to execute vision and with analytics team to test and revise. Resulted in engagement rates that exceed industry average.
     

 

Editorial Intern | Illumination Arts Publishing

February - August 2016

 

  • Copyedited children's book manuscripts, flyers, and informational packets.

  • Significantly impacted content by editing manuscripts for story, illustration, and design.

  • Conducted and translated administrative research and created informational documentation for clients and in-house team.

 

 

Contributing Writer | Her Campus

January 2015 - December 2016
 

  • Wrote weekly content geared towards young women and fellow peers for WWU’s chapter of Her Campus.

  • Consistently produced the top-viewed and most-shared articles. 

  • Restrategized stagnant Twitter account and achieved record-breaking social engagement for our chapter

Disney College Program Intern | The Walt Disney Company

January 2015 - December 2016
 

  • Hosted in the Tomorrowland Restaurants in Disneyland. Learned efficiency under pressure, enhanced multi-tasking skills, and developed world-class customer service. 

  • Exercised problem-solving scenarios in real time to personal limitations.

  • Received recognition for ease under pressure, ability to quickly learn, and for anticipating the needs of teammates.

Skills

Copywriting

Editing
Newswriting

SEO Strategy

Qualitative Research

Interviewing Experts

Consumer Product Testing

Social Media Strategy

Technical Skills

Adobe Photoshop
Adobe InDesign

Wordpress

Microsoft Office

Google Docs

American Sign Language

GarageBand
Audacity

Education
Western Washington University | GPA 3.8

Graduated Cum Laude in December 2016

 

  • B.A. in English Creative Writing with Honors

  • President’s List 2016, 2015

  • Minor in Professional and Technical Writing

Content Evaluator — Jeopardy Magazine 

Nov 2015 - June 2016

  • Read and reviewed submissions from students, alumni, and professors. Wrote comments and suggestions about revision and potential publication.

Podcaster — MouseTrap
Spring 2016

  • Created a short podcast series. Learned rhetoric behind the conceptual design of sound stories, conducted interviews, compiled and edited sound samples. Self-taught and utilized GarageBand and Audacity.

Volunteer — Washington Reading Corps

September 2014 - January 2015

  • Volunteered 5 hours a week to work with 4th and 5th graders. Focused on developing their reading skills and encouraging a passion for reading.

Volunteer — Seattle Aquarium

Summer 2010

  • Educated visitors from around the world about the aquatic life in our exhibits and steps they can take towards marine conservation.

  • Volunteered over 130 hours as on-the-floor staff that engaged and welcomed guests.

Passions & Projects

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