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Summary

Dynamic editorial professional with 10 years of experience leading editorial and creative teams for a variety of monthly print and digital magazines, annual publications, websites, and e-newsletters. Well-versed in all areas of managing print and digital production. Digitally savvy writer and editor skilled at preparing superior content for use in all media platforms.

Work History

Content Director

ELEKTOR INTERNATIONAL MEDIA 
Jun 2014Present
  • Setting the editorial vision, overseeing content selection, and directing day-to-day operations for all English print and digital publications: monthly magazines (audioXpress, Circuit Cellar, Elektor, and Voice Coil); annual magazines (The Loudspeaker Industry Sourcebook and World Tube Directory); websites (comCC-Webshop.com, and CircuitCellar.com); weekly e-newsletters (Circuit Cellar Newsletter, Elektor.Post, and The Audio Voice); and electrical engineering books and content bundles
  • Developing and directing content for EIM’s strategic marketing initiatives including: advertising, marketing, public relations, corporate communications, digital marketing (including web dev and SEO), customer insight, market research, CRM, product development, and business development 
  • Maintaining partnerships with key corporate partners (e.g., Renesas, Texas Instruments, and WIZnet) for international marketing campaigns
  • Executing integrated brand marketing programs to improve the efficacy of lead acquisition and client retention
  • Providing executive leadership and team management for all electronics and audio brands
  • Advising EIM directors on the development digital sites, including Elektor.com and Elektor-Labs.com

Editor in Chief (audioXpress, Circuit Cellar, LIS, Voice Coil, & WTD)

ELEKTOR INTERNATIONAL MEDIA
Aug 2012May 2014
  • Managed the production of three monthly magazines (audioXpress, Circuit Cellar, and Voice Coil), two annuals (The Loudspeaker Industry Sourcebook and The World Tube Directory), and their websites
  • Led the US-based team through EIM’s August 2011 acquisition of Audio Amateur, Inc.
  • Implemented a cost-of-content pricing strategies, which successfully raised yearly subscriptions from $29.99 to $50.00 while maintaining renewal rates
  • Led the company's first US book publishing division by contracting and editing four books: ADuC841 Microcontroller Design Manual, Advanced Control Robotics, Assembly Language Essentials, and Processor Design Using Verilog HDL
  • Hired and supervised in-house and contract editors and technical advisers
  • Conceived social media strategy and hired the company's first social media manager

Editor In Chief (Circuit Cellar)

ELEKTOR INTERNATIONAL MEDIA
Dec 2009Jul 2012
  • Managed Circuit Cellar, a monthly technical magazine for professional engineers and EE/ECE academics
  • Served as contest administrator for international electrical engineering design challenges
  • Hired new monthly columnists and feature authors
  • Led website redesign process

Managing Editor

CIRCUIT CELLAR, INC
Jun 2006Nov 2009
  • Supervised two in-house editors, an art director, three graphic designers, five columnists, photographer, and approximately eight feature writers per month
  • Edited and proofed content for print and online publication
  • Represented the magazine at international trade shows
  • Managed editorial budget

Technical Editor/Writer

CIRCUIT CELLAR, INC
Mar 2002May 2006
  • Edited and proofed the print magazine and website
  • Prepared photos, tables, equations, code listings, and schematics
  • Wrote article previews, advertising copy, and trade show copy
  • Managed Electronic Edition subscriber database
  • Assisted with international design contest management and promotion

Business Reporter

NEW HAVEN REGISTER
May 2001Aug 2001
  • Wrote 50+ articles covering the biotech, pharmaceutical, healthcare, and manufacturing industries

Staff Reporter

THE CHESHIRE HERALD
Mar 2001Apr 2001
  • Wrote approximately eight articles per week for weekly community newspaper

Education

B.A., History (cum laude)

AMHERST COLLEGE
19962000

General Course

THE LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS
19981999

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Constant Contact
Google Analytics
HTML
Indesign
Kodak Insite
MathType
MS Office
Photoshop
QuarkXpress
Salesforce
SEO
Social Media
Uberflip
Wordpress
Writing/Editing