Journalism Experience:

Managing Editor

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

Managed a staff of four full-time employees and seven freelance contributors, oversaw the majority of content on GOOD’s website (features, columns, and brief articles), developed deadlines, coordinated 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, recruited and managed freelance writers, contributed several articles, made public and media appearances, functioned as liaison between the editorial department and the publisher.

Music and Film Editor

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

Promoted to editor position from staff writer (city/state political beat), developed and wrote articles for each issue, assigned and managed freelance writing assignments, cultivated a team of 12 regular freelance writers, planned and executed associated public music events, copyedited as needed, planned and wrote the annual music award issue, blogged regularly.

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: WordPress, HTML, Adobe Creative Suite


Volunteer and 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 Pintrest 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.

Freelance and contract work:

Various outlets, December 2010-March 2013

Researched and wrote author biographies for Schlager Group; public relations at the Linda Pace Foundation, MBS Fitness, Contemporary Art Month; reviewed books for Kirkus Reviews; regularly contributed a state politics column to now-defunct San Antonio publication Plaza de Armas; regularly contributed columns to The Rivard Reportregularly contributed to and copyedited for San Antonio magazine.

Volunteer

826LA; PechaKucha San Antonio planning committee; Martinez Street Women’s Center; SMART; Contemporary Art Month; Green Spaces Alliance.

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