Portfolio

Online Content Producer, Frontgate

Jan. 2017-present

Create and edit online catalog products for Frontgate and Grandin Road; audit website and print catalogs for product setup issues; create online hotspots for furniture collections; create vanity URLs for web pages; manipulate custom dimensions generator to fix dimension issues in online furniture collections; create spreadsheet for Modular Seating Planner; utilize basic HTML, Microsoft Word and Excel

Online Content Producer, Signs of the Times

Aug. 2016-Feb. 2017

Write online news briefs from press releases; upload content to content management system; publish bimonthly newsletter; monitor online forums for spam

Notables Writer, Edible Ohio Valley

Aug. 2015-present

Research, conduct interviews and write assigned stories; turn in copy by deadline and at word count

Co-editor, Soapbox Media

Aug. 2012-present

Manage team of eight; find and assign story ideas; conduct interviews; write and edit stories; upload content to content management system; publish website and weekly newsletter; manage Facebook and Twitter accounts through Hootsuite

Associate Editor, Barefoot Proximity

Aug.-Dec. 2012

Wrote and edited for a large, print-heavy project; uploaded content to web form

Scene Editor, Vox Magazine, Columbia, Mo.

Aug.-Dec. 2011

Pitched stories pertaining to Columbia’s food, nightlife, film, comedy, fashion scenes; wrote assigning memos; edited drafts and helped with reporting process; submitted photo requests; fact checked; wrote calendar blurbs; wrote weekly blog posts; worked with social media; uploaded content to Django CMS

Editorial Intern, Inside Columbia Magazine, Columbia, Mo.

Jan.-May 2011

Fact-checked, compiled info for calendars, wrote weekly newsletters

Reporter, Columbia Missourian, Columbia, Mo.

Aug.-Dec. 2010

Neighborhood beat

Wrote features, obituaries, day-of event coverage and profiles; wrote weekly blog posts; uploaded content to Django CMS

Editorial Intern, 417 Magazine, Springfield, Mo.

May-Aug. 2010

Wrote monthly articles for 417, 417 Home and 417 Bride, including work on three feature stories; compiled info for various calendars; fact-checked guides

Other Work Experience

Co-Store Sales Lead, maurices

June 2011-Dec. 2016

Coached and trained a team of eight; visual merchandising; customer service; communicated goals and business needs; basic point-of-sale responsibilities

Served as Acting Store Manager for 12 weeks (Feb.-May 2015) during Store Manager’s LOA, as well as in #1553, West Chester, Ohio, while ASL looked for new Store Manager (Aug.-Sept. 2015)

Assistant Swim Team Coach, Ozark Park & Recreation, Ozark, Mo.

June-Aug. 2009; June-July 2010

Supervised practice; taught swimmers strokes and fine-tuned technique; handled paperwork; communicated with parents

Lifeguard, Fremont Hills Country Club, Nixa, Mo.

May 2006-Aug. 2007

Supervised pool; taught private swim lessons; helped with swim team practices; taught water aerobics; cleaned pool area and locker rooms; ran candy counter; communicated with members

*Complete resume available on request

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