Experience:

Freelance Writer and Editor

Various, 2018-2020

Outlets and organizations include: San Antonio Current; Ferrazi Greenlight; Literati.

Editor in Chief

Make Change, Los Angeles, Calif. April 2016-August 2018

Created Make Change, an online magazine about conscious consumerism and personal finance, for our partner company Aspiration. Developed the editorial plan and budget. Hired and managed full-time staff. Oversaw all content, from pitch to publication. Recruited contributors. Assisted in growing our digital audience.

Managing Editor

GOOD, Los Angeles, Calif., August 2014-May 2015

Managed full-time employees and freelance contributors. Oversaw the majority of editorial content on GOOD’s website. Maintained the online publication schedule. Wrote original content. Coordinated publication with the art director, social media strategists, and copy editors.

Editor in Chief

San Antonio Current weekly newspaper, San Antonio, Tex., March 2013-August 2014

Managed a staff of seven full-time employees. Oversaw all aspects of the Current’s print and digital journalism, including several annual special issues. Recruited and managed freelance writers. Wrote columns and feature stories. Represented the Current in public and media appearances.

Music and Film Editor

San Antonio Current , San Antonio, Tex., April 2010 – December 2010

Promoted to editor position from staff news writer. Developed and wrote articles for each issue. Assigned and managed freelance writing assignments. Cultivated a team of 12 regular freelance writers. Planned and executed brand-related music events. Planned and wrote the annual music award issue.

Assistant Editor

San Antonio magazine, San Antonio, Tex., February 2009 – April 2010

Developed and wrote stories for each issue, including a monthly book review and author Q&A column. Copyedited and proofread entire magazine. Hired and managed interns and new writers.


Skills:

Style: AP and Chicago

Web: Various CMS platforms, Microsoft Office, Google Workspace (formerly G-Suite), Adobe Creative Suite, SEO marketing.

Social Media: Facebook ads, Twitter ads, Instagram ads


Other professional experience:

Marketing Director

OCO Architects, Inc., April 2012-March 2013

Developed new marketing collateral and presentations, responded to requests for qualifications and proposals, compiled award submittals, maintained Web site, e-newsletter, Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest accounts, represented firm at industry conventions and special events, planned client meetings and special events, assisted with industry-related professional organizations such as AIA and CEFPI, researched and cultivated new business relationships.