Resume

 

Editor at Large, FXExpress Publications, Inc.

April 2018 – Present

  • Write daily travel news and deals articles for globaltravelerusa.com
  • Write and create weekly trending slideshow articles for globaltravelerusa.com and Trazee Travel
  • Pitch, write and edit 25+ articles monthly on travel trends, products and more for Trazee Travel
  • Pitch, write and edit seven articles monthly on family travel trends and tips for WhereverFamily
  • Occasionally contribute feature articles to print editions of Global Traveler
  • Work with press contacts to source breaking news and cover relevant topics

Director of Content, Affinity Connection      

Aug. 2017 – Nov. 2018 

  • Created new company department and headed up switch to a new content program, leading all employees to the new production method
  • Oversee creation of editorial content (including magazines, newspapers, eletters and web content) for more than 100 publications
  • Hire and manage a team of freelance writers
  • Hire and manage a team of editorial interns
  • Work alongside company executives to manage various campaigns and company projects
  • Write, edit, design and oversee distribution for frequent, high-end marketing campaigns, including video campaigns

Managing Editor, Affinity Connection    

Dec. 2016 – Aug. 2017 

  • Oversee editorial content, design and distribution of four quarterly magazines (varying in industry, readership); one weekly eletter; six monthly eletters (varying in industry, readership); one monthly print newsletter; and custom publications as needed.
  • Oversee content for five websites
  • Write, edit, design and oversee distribution for frequent, high-end marketing campaigns
  • Write content for all publications
  • Write and distribute press releases
  • Organize and plan press events
  • Hire and manage editorial interns and freelancers
  • Provide minor sales support

Food & Dining Columnist, Centre Daily Times                  

Dec. 2016 – Present 

  • Pitch, write and photograph for online and print articles feat. local food trends, reaching an audience of 64k+

Freelance Writer        

June 2015 – Present 

  • Create and edit written content covering a wide range of topics, with a primary focus on travel and food
  • Manage and create social media marketing campaigns for large brands
  • Design layout of blogs, eletters and other online content
  • Ghostwritten full-length works of creative fiction and multiple non-fiction ebooks
  • Feature articles have appeared on high-profile sites, such as, most recently, The Points Guy

Assistant Editor, Global Traveler

Oct. 2015 – Oct. 2016

  • Research, write and edit 50+ daily and monthly web articles
  • Research, write and edit weekly newsletters sent out to double opt-in audiences of more than 25k, catering to both American and Asian audiences
  • Contribute multiple monthly articles to print magazine with 111k+ subscribers
  • Work with freelancers to obtain online and print content
  • Edit work submitted by freelancers
  • Plan multiple luxury corporate events yearly
  • Recruit, hire and manage in-office team of interns
  • Attend press events and trips to represent media outlets and cover travel news and announcements

Travel Columnist, Trazee Travel

Feb. 2015 – Nov. 2016

  • Pitch, write and edit 25+ articles monthly on travel trends, products and more

Marketing & Sales Assistant Coordinator, Global Traveler    

Jan. 2015 – Dec. 2015

  • Create/design/edit marketing materials to send to high-dollar clients including United Airlines, American Airlines, Starwood, Ritz-Carlton, Chase, Hilton, etc.
  • Manage day-to-day marketing activities for entire company
  • Conduct preliminary research on potential clients
  • Manage all creative ad material submitted by both print and digital international clients
  • Plan, lead and manage high-scale marketing campaigns
  • Assist with SEO marketing
  • Plan multiple luxury corporate events yearly
  • Provide support for executive team