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Summary

  • Worked on a wide range of naming projects for domestic and international clients.
  • Helped to build nomenclature systems.
  • Helped to create brand lines for clients.
  • Helped to articulate brand positioning for clients; created messaging platforms.

Work Experience

Ultius

2014-06Present

Freelance Writer

  • Writing and editing articles, features for consumer, trade magazines, and the Web sites.
  • Contributing chapters to two political books on voting, state, and local government, respectively.
  • Researching historical materials and interviewing subjects for an upcoming book.
  • Credentialing members of the Gallery covering congressional hearings for a newsletter publisher; reporting on budget hearings for the Homeland Security, Community Health, Substance Abuse, etc.
  • Developing and writing lifestyle features for monthly publication with a circulation.
  • Providing photos to accompany editorials, and populate photo galleries.

FutureBrand

2011-082014-05

Freelance Writer

  • Engaged in numerous naming projects for domestic and international clients, including Qualcomm, Earthlink, H&R Block.
  • Built nomenclature systems for Logitech, NetApp, and Move.com.
  • Articulated brand positioning for clients like Speedo and Capital One Visa Signature.
  • Created brand lines for clients like Red Lobster and Toshiba.
  • Formulated messaging platforms for Brocade and Xbox.
  • Composed brand voice and identity guidelines for clients like MacBU and De Beers.
  • Wrote package copy for clients like Coors Light, Dole, and Frito-Lay.

Simply Hired, Inc.

2009-04 2011-07

Freelance Writer

  • Selected as the only in-house writer for Beta Pilot designed to enhance the user experience for clients in the Signature Program.
  • Hand-picked by the Upper management to craft resumes for military veterans as part of the marketing campaign.
  • One of three employees chosen company-wide to attend the Heroes for Hire career fair in North Carolina and blog about the event.

Education

Boston University

20032005

Master of Arts

Boston University

20002003

Bachelor of Arts

Skills

Editing

Writing

Social Media

Resume Writing

Customer Service

Web Content Management

Interests

  • Chess
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Cooking
  • Gardening