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Summary

Content professional with a wide range of international marketing and journalism experience, proven ability to manage people and projects, and a passion for quality seeks project management position.

Skills

  • Project management of website, newspaper and magazine content production, including defining project specs, overseeing request flows, and coordinating communication among stakeholders.
  • Planning and maintaining production schedules (managing editorial calendar, enforcing deadlines).
  • Coordinating with designers, writers, artists, photographers, and outside contributors.
  • Managing quality control (editing, proofreading, and managing workflow and iterations).
  • Dealing with a fast pace (meeting multiple daily deadlines and managing breaking news).
  • Experience with Jira and Sharepoint.

Work History

Oct 2015Present

Content Consultant

Freelance

Content strategy and creation for the food, beverage, and hospitality industry. Current projects include:

  • Researching and writing sponsored content for hotel clients at Thin Pig Media.
  • Strategizing and executing PR and B2B marketing content at 3 Howls Distillery.
Jun 2013Oct 2015

Marketing Writer

RootMetrics

Strategized and executed content to build brand of mobile carrier performance measurement startup.

  • Built content strategy and managed editorial calendar for company blog.
  • Coordinated with designers, data team, and management to produce in-depth online reports.
  • Improved quality and results of press materials by directing global PR agencies on content strategy and editorial execution and creating new editorial workflow processes.
Mar 2011May 2013

Digital Editor

Puget Sound Business Journal

Responsible for publishing daily news site under multiple daily deadlines. Managed staff and freelance writers and editorial calendar. Created, edited, and managed editorial and visual content assets.

  • Developed content strategy based on Omniture/SiteCatalyst analytics to leverage traffic-generating content such as slide shows.
  • Grew average monthly page views from 700, 000 to more than 1 million.
  • Implemented new best practices across the newsroom in order for SEO optimization, social media, linking and photography/video to drive traffic.
  • Promoted to digital editor from freelance copy editor position.
Jan 2002Mar 2011

Writer/Editor/Translator

Freelance

Established full-time freelance business while living in Prague and Berlin. Built client base while simultaneously managing multiple projects. Projects included:

  • Conceptualized and executed weekly blog on alcoholic beverage branding and wrote general news stories for Interbrand's website Brandchannel.
  • Managed writers, editorial calendar, and social media and wrote and edited content as senior editor for humor/commentary website Less This. More That.
  • Researched and wrote travel stories for books, newspapers, magazines, and websites, including Women's Wear Daily and Time Out.
  • Translated German into English and localized translated content for a native English-speaking audience.
Aug 2005May 2010

Executive Editor

Capital and Business Islamica Capital and Business Islamica

Developed and managed two Dubai-based monthly magazines (combined readership of more than 50,000 and 70 pages each) focused on international and Middle East economics and business.

  • Created content strategy from inception and developed voice, tone, and editorial style guides.
  • Built and managed roster of freelance writers, establishing Capital and Business Islamica as forums for top experts in Middle East finance and business.
  • Designed and managed editorial flow and production process.
Aug 2003Jun 2004

Communication Specialist

Capital and Business Islamica Capital and Business Islamica

Managed communications with international shareholders of Czech Republic mobile network provider.

  • Planned and executed shareholder meetings and receptions, including site selection, transportation logistics, menus, gifts, and meeting materials.
  • Wrote and edited content for newsletters, emails, financial reports, presentations, and promotions.
Dec 2001Aug 2003

Editor

PricewaterhouseCoopers (Prague)

Edited documents and correspondence written in English by Czech and German consultants.

  • Improved accuracy and efficacy of business communication with English-speaking clients.
  • Planned, wrote, and edited content for monthly PWC Prague alumni newsletter.
Mar 2001Nov 2001

Chief Copy Editor

Prague Post

Managed copy editing and production of English-language weekly newspaper (circulation 17,000).

  • Managed content production from editing phase to end product, coordinating with writers, editors, artists, photographers, and production staff and supervising quality control.
Jun 1999Feb 2001

Assistant Features Editor

Salt Lake Tribune

Responsible for publishing weekly lifestyle sections covering entertainment/popular culture, home/garden and food for Utah's largest daily newspaper (circulation 135,000).

  • Managed reporters, including assigning and editing stories and supervising work flow.
  • Oversaw production, including design, writing headlines, and quality control.
  • Promoted to digital editor from copy editor position.
Mar 1996Jun 1999

Copy Editor

Salt Lake Tribune

Edited copy using AP style and wrote headlines and captions.

  • Designed, edited, and managed production of various weekly and daily newspaper sections.

Education

19911994

B.A

University of Utah

Mass Communication