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Work experience

Freelance editor, writer, proofreader

Editor in chief

AAA Washington/Journey magazine

*Managed editorial writers and photographers of a bi-monthly travel and lifestyle magazine for Washington and Northern Idaho AAA members.

*Oversaw, and was responsible for, all editorial and art direction of magazine and website. Managed art/editorial budget.

*Created and launched magazine website in March 2008; managed, edited, maintained and updated/assigned all editorial content for the site. Blogged about travel experiences using WordPress.

*Supervised production department (art director, production manager) to ensure magazine followed production schedule.

*Worked with prepress on color corrections and attended press checks at printer.

*Strategized and formulated annual revenue-generating magazine content to present to department heads of advertising and marketing departments within AAA.

*Met regularly with CEO and department VPs to gather information and define best ways to convey relevant points to AAA members via the magazine, yet still in keeping with the AAA brand.

*Promoted the magazine and AAA Washington by attending and speaking at community and media events.

*Won several journalism and design awards for Journey magazine while editor.


BA Degree

Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

Journalism and art history