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Co-founder and Publisher at Fangirl the Magazine, January 2015 – Present

Fangirl the Magazine entertains independent young women and empowers them to come out of the shadows of their screens. From video games to fan fiction, Fangirl is the strongest voice for women in these traditionally male-dominated fields.

Freelance Editor at Schenk Publishing & IP, January 2017 – Present

  • Edited an 85,000 word non-fiction manuscript chronicling the stories of 15 famous athletes’ impressive comebacks
  • Ensured footnote, bibliographical, and stylistic adherence to various style guides
  • Generated thoughtful and constructive feedback regarding content and structure
  • Connected frequently with members of the editorial team in order to ensure collaborative effort
  • Wrote back of book descriptions

Page Designer at GateHouse Media, August 2015 – Present
Austin, Texas

  • Design pages for four new England daily newspapers on deadline
  • Write headlines, copy edit and proof pages
  • Communicate with editors and solve layout problems

Freelance Journalist at NewGround, March 2015 – Present
St. Louis, Missouri

  • Wrote a feature piece about female branch design for financial institutions
  • Wrote a feature piece about call center design trends

Content Strategist and Web Designer at Lift Division, August 2013 – August 2015
Columbia, Missouri

  • Created content for companies for search engine optimization
  • Search Engine Optimization and inbound marketing for local companies
  • Designed WordPress web design mockups
  • Ran all social media accounts with a team of four
    • Doubled the following on Pinterest in one week

Freelance Journalist at Midwest Wine Press, December 2014 – Present
Chicago, Illinois

  • Wrote a feature piece about wines in Missouri
  • Set ads on Photoshop

Freelance Reader at Neri Pozza Editore, May 2013 – Present
Milan, Italy

  • Chosen from class of 25 to become intern
  • Hired as Freelance Reader after month long internship
  • Translated book promotional material from Italian to English
  • Pitched Italian authors to publishing houses in English speaking countries
  • Read books in English and made book reports

Editorial Intern at Macmillan, June 2014 – August 2014
New York

  • Worked as an intern for Swoon Reads, the first crowdsourced publisher
  • Assisted with day to day editorial duties as needed
  • Online production of the blog twice daily
  • Assisted in editing manuscripts
  • Managed and responded to general contact email for the imprint

Infographic Designer at Columbia Missourian, August 2013 – December 2013
Columbia, Missouri

  • Created charts, maps, diagrams, and other infographics requested by reporters
  • Pitched my own ideas for infographics to accompany stories or stand alone
  • Created an in-depth infographic story about marriage trends using HTML5 and CSS

General Assignment Reporter at Columbia Missourian, June 2013 – August 2013
Columbia, Missouri

  • Covered 3-4 general assignment stories each week for a daily city newspaper
  • Created a multimedia piece for the website with another person

Senior Staff Writer/Travel Columnist at The Maneater, August 2012 – December 2013
Columbia, Missouri

  • Wrote articles for MOVE Magazine covering arts and entertainment in Columbia
  • I was a study abroad columnist for Spring 2013 and I wrote one article a week about my life in Milan, Italy
  • Kept up with weekly deadlines while abroad

Campus Representative at The Princeton Review, October 2012 – August 2015
Columbia, Missouri

  • Proctored tests such as the ACT practice test
  • Maintained relationships with TPR and campus organizations

Street Team at Riverfront Times, May 2012 – May 2013 (1 year 1 month)
St. Louis, Missouri

  • Marketed at events for the Riverfront Times around St. Louis
  • Worked RFT Music Showcase 2012

Manager at Lifeguards Unlimited, May 2008 – September 2012 (4 years 5 months)
St. Louis, Missouri

  • Supervised guards
  • Maintained relationships with the pool client and patrons
  • Made schedules and kept the pool chemicals level
  • Lifeguard for 5 years
  • Certified in CPR/Rescue Skills & Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Responsible for enforcing rules, supervising patrons and guarding

Party Coordinator at Sweet and Sassy, September 2010 – June 2013 (2 years 10 months)
West County Mall, Des Peres, Missouri

  • Led girls in party
  • Did hair, makeup and nails
  • Led dancing
  • Coordinated parties to make sure they ran smoothly
  • Cleaning

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