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Summary

Writer, blogger, and social media maven who produces engaging content anywhere from 80 characters to 80,000 words.

Work experience

February 2017present

Contributing Author

Tribe Magazine

Pitched and wrote personal article with an engaging and honest voice

Feb 2016present

Contributing Author

Baby Gaga

Researched and wrote articles/listicles with a conversational, engaging voice


Articles regularly receive thousands of views and shares on social media

August 2016present

Content Producer

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Pitched, researched, and wrote parenting/lifestyle articles


Responded to editorial comments/suggestions in a timely manner

Oct 2015Present

Contributing Author

Chocolate  & Chaos (Previously known as Mommy Effect)

Wrote, and edited feature-length articles in a conversational tone


Drove readership through extensive social media outreach via Facebook and Twitter

Sep 2015Present

Freelance Contributor

Scary Mommy

Created highly relatable articles on a wide range of women's health and parenthood topics

Developed and executed social media strategies to increase traffic to content


Engaged with readers on highly performing posts, including articles generating more than 7,000 likes/500 comments on Facebook

Dec 2011Present

Author

Jessica Goodwin (formerly Jessica Strassner)

Wrote and edited four romance/chick lit novels


Used multiple platforms to design book covers, book trailers, and promotional materials


Promoted books through author website, social media, blogger outreach, and public book signing/convention

Nov 2012May 2015

5th Grade Teacher

Falls Church City Public Schools

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Aug 2002Apr 2012

Elementary School Teacher

Sarasota County Public Schools

Skills

Education & Courses

Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education -  University of Tampa (2001)

Plotting Your Novel - The Writer's Center (2016)

Digital Journalism Fundamentals - Media Bistro (2016)

Social Media Engagement - Media Bistro (2016)

Copy Writing for Social Media - Media Bistro (2016)

Travel Writing - Media Bistro (2017)