Resume

I’m a left-handed creative type with an ear for words and an eye for design. But I’m not daydreaming 24/7. I’m firmly grounded by an understanding of business strategy, a broad knowledge base and plain old common sense.
Bachelor of Science in Magazine Journalism
(3.5 GPA)
2001-2005
University of Florida, Gainesville, Fla.

  • Member of the Florida Magazine Students Association
  • Member of the Society of Professional Journalists

Editor
2015-present
The Boca Raton Observer, Boca Raton, Florida

  • Manages 11 issues yearly for award-winning city and regional magazine with a circulation of 60,000+, including securing celebrity covers monthly
  • Oversees editorial assistants and team of freelancers while liaising with art department
  • Writes features and departments
  • Maintains social media presence

Managing Editor
2009-2010
Sandow Media, Boca Raton, Florida

  • Managed 40 issues yearly for three national magazines, Luxe Interiors + Design, New Beauty and Watch Journal
  • Oversaw junior editors and team of freelancers while liaising with art department
  • Wrote features, departments and blogs

Managing Editor
2005-2009
JES Publishing, Boca Raton, Florida

  • Assigned and edited copy, proofed layouts and made changes for Boca Raton, Florida Table and custom magazines
  • Managed work flow and coordinated creative meetings
  • Wrote departments and features
  • Knows Mac and PC and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Has been educated in both design and photography
  • Experience with blogging and content management systems
  • Experience with all major social media platforms (and HootSuite)
  • Familiarity with SEO best practices
  • Knowledge of marketing, branding and PR strategies

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