Continuing Education

  • Adobe InDesign with InCopy - EEI Communications, November 2011
  • Take Your Camera Off Program Mode! Part I - DSLR Workshops, May 2011
  • Writing for the Web I - EEI Communications, November 2009
  • Grammar and Punctuation - Editorial and Training Services (ESA), July 2009

Summary

Editorial professional with experience in print and digital media. See below for links to my writing and photography, as well as information on my professional and academic experience.

Writing Clips - ASCO Connection

Writing Clips - ASCO Daily News

Writing Clips - Freelance

Photography Samples

Work History

Work History
2010 - Present

Senior Editorial Assistant

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)

Research, fact check, and write original articles for the Society's professional networking site and its accompanying membership magazine, ASCO Connection, as well as edit submitted material; write original content and edit heavy scientific-based articles for ASCO Annual Meeting and thematic meeting Daily News publications; produce accompanying ASCO Connection and ASCO Daily News eblasts, which involves working in HTML, using an interactive marketing platform, and interpreting user analytics; utilize social media (Facebook, Twitter) to promote various articles and initiatives

2012 - Present

Freelance Writer/Contributing Writer

DCist

Wrote an album review/concert preview (Crystal Fighters – Star of Love) for a Washington, DC-based website; work on other projects on an as-needed basis

2010 - Present

Freelance Writer

Neon American

Wrote a feature article/concert review (2010 Virgin Mobile FreeFest) and an album review (Twin Shadow – Forget) for a music-based website

2006 - Present

Intern

Long Island Press

Wrote local news stories and DVD reviews for the website

Jul 2013 - Present

Content Producer/Editor

Industry Intelligence

Researches, gathers, and analyzes information on the Packaging and Chemicals industries from company press releases and newswire services; writes headlines and/or short articles based off of gathered information for Industry Intelligence's industry-specific daily news aggregator service/online dashboard, angling content toward clients' business interests and adhering to the company's style guide; uploads content to the company's online dashboard using a content management system

Education

Education

Skills

Skills

Creative

Digital photography/editing flickr.com/photos/eblye/sets  

Writing Styles

Associated Press American Medical Association Chicago Manual Ability to adapt to organization-specific style guides

Computer Skills

Experience using Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, and Macromedia Dreamweaver Experience using web content management systems/publishing platforms (Vignette, Dot Net Nuke, Drupal, WordPress)