Career Skills

Education

Graduated in summer 2012 from Indiana University with 3.8 GPA and Deans List recognitions

B.A. Major in Mass Communications with concentrations in Public Relations and minor in creative writing

    • Excelled in all classes related to journalism
    • Worked with the collegiate news publication as a staff journalist

Work Experience

    Oct 2016- Now    NC Coast Publications                                                  Morehead City, NC
    Apr 2016- Now   Atlanta Journal Constitution/Cox Media Group                   Atlanta, GA
    Apr 2016- Now   Family Magazine                                                                  South Bend, IN

    Freelance Writer

  • Interview local experts for stories
  • Organize and manage photography
  • Create exciting and keyword –rich stories to improve SEO and search engine rankings
  • Research for upcoming article ideas for editor submission

Nov 2015- Now    Sage Island                                     Wilmington, NC
Content Writer

  • Handle the responsibilities of reviewing and editing articles to ensure quality
  • Adapt tone and style to engage specific audiences
  • Manage an ongoing list of projects and tasks for many different clients
  • Create original informative, interesting and SEO-rich content for clients’ websites, including landing pages, blog posts and press releases
  • Manage and create marketing data reports for clients

Skills

  • Exceptional multitasking abilities
  • Detail oriented
  • Excellent research skills
  • Outstanding knowledge of English language, punctuation and spelling
  • Extensive knowledge of all computer systems and proficient in all Windows and Adobe operating systems including: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, and InDesign
  • SEO writing

Areas of Expertise

  • Fashion & Beauty
  • Home Décor
  • Interior Design
  • Real Estate
  • Cooking & recipes
  • Marketing, public relations & events