Work History

Work History

Style Guru

CollegeFashionista
  • Produce weekly content for CollegeFashionista by writing about and photographing street style
  • Promote articles and website through social media
  • Conduct special Q&A features with designers and feature Portland Fashion Week, 2009
Dec 2010 - Present

Founder/Creative Director

Breakfast with Fashion
  • Create and maintain the fashion blog Breakfast with Fashion with content and frequent posts.
  • Partners with various fashion and style brands, including JewelMint, BeautyMint, and Sneakpeeq.com
May 2011 - Present

Editor, Intern

CollegeFashionista
  • Add value to the CollegeFashionista team by developing a CollegeFashionista style packet and editing guide, which blends AP Style and CollegeFashionista writing and editing style
  • Engage in social media with promoting the brand on Twitter, Facebook, Google Plus, while assisting editors via Facebook
  • Create a weekly editorial intern email to communicate with editors about concern and praise
  • Assist founder of CollegeFashionista with evaluations of each editor and developing ideas on how to make the site stronger
Dec 2011 - May 2012

Managing Editor, Intern

CollegeFashionista
  • Oversee the CollegeFashionista editing team (currently a group of thirteen editors)
  • In charge of hiring and training incoming editors, while continuously providing feedback on edits and work
  • Ensure quality of editor work with communication through Facebook and email.
May 2011 - Dec 2011

Head Editor, Intern

CollegeFashionista
  • Add value to the CollegeFashionista team by developing a CollegeFashionista style packet and editing guide, which blends AP Style and CollegeFashionista writing and editing styles
  • Engage in social media with promoting the brand on Twitter, Facebook, Google Plus, while assisting editors via Facebook
  • Create a weekly editorial intern email to communicate with editors about concern and praise
  • Assist founder of CollegeFashionista with evaluations of each editor and developing ideas on how to make the site stronger
Jan 2011 - Jun 2011

Copy Editor

Flux Magazine
  • Edit copy to make it clear, correct, comprehensible, consistent, and accurate, according to the Chicago Manual of Style and Flux Style
  • Offer ideas and feedback that will develop and advance the story of colleagues
  • Work in story groups to generate and develop story ideas
  • Gather facts and information to ensure accuracy of stories
  • Copy edit for both the print and online addition, while writing for the Flux Magazine blog

Education

Education

Portfolio

Skills

Skills

Social Media

I have a strong command and utilization of social media and social networking. I have a strong knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Tumblr, and Google Plus. I utilize these tools every day. I have used these sites to promote my brand, other brands, and online content.

Microsoft Word

I have used Microsoft Word as my word processing application for many years. I can create and develop documents, brochures, fliers, while having a firm understanding of the Word operating system for both PC and Mac.

Editing to Chicago Manual of Style

As a previous copy editor for Flux Magazine, I have a strong understanding of editing to reflect the style of the Chicago Manual. I know Chicago Style and can edit to its requirements, as well as for clarity, focus, voice, and accuracy.

Understanding of Wordpress

I have a strong understanding of Wordpress. I use Wordpress for Breakfast with Fashion. I have done some HTML coding on the site, as well as implementing the features offered by Wordpress. To complement this, I have also designed my own layout, banner, and website to meet my website's needs.

Microsoft Excel

I have a command of Microsoft Excel. I use it, in conjunction with Google Documents, daily in my editing for CollegeFashionista.

Objective

Upon graduating from the University of Oregon's School of Journalism and Communication in June 2012, Breanne hopes to pursue in the fashion industry.

Interest

Breanne's interests include fashion, style, styling, editing, writing, reading, coffee, social media, social networking, as well as the production of online content.