Resume

EXPERIENCE

FREELANCE | August 2013 – Present

  • Write for print publications, including Men’s Health, Good Housekeeping, and Marie Claire Australia, primarily covering fitness, sex/relationships, and health
  • Write for websites, including Shape.com, MensHealth.com, and WomensHealthMag.com
  • Appear as a guest on “Men’s Health Live,” a weekly syndicated radio show
  • Co-authored 20 Pounds Younger (December 2014 release) with Michele Promaulayko, past editor-in-chief of Women’s Health

RODALE, INC. | Men’s Health magazine (1.85 million circulation)

Senior Associate Editor | May 2013 – August 2013

  • Assigned and edited health department every month
  • Wrote and/or edited sex features on a near monthly basis
  • Wrote and/or edited “Sex Bulletin” and “Cardio Bulletin” every month
  • Wrote and conceptualized “Instant Expert,” the magazine’s back page
  • Managed Eat This, Not That! Twitter feed
  • Oversaw editorial interns

Associate Editor | January 2012 – May 2013

  • Assigned and edited health department every month
  • Wrote and/or edited couples departments and sex features
  • Wrote and/or edited “Sex Bulletin” and “Cardio Bulletin” every month
  • Authored The Doctors Book of Weight-Loss Remedies
  • Helped research The 8-Hour Diet, a New York Times bestseller
  • Managed all Eat This, Not That! social media efforts
  • Nominated for an ASME for contributions to “The Signature Wound” feature
  • Oversaw editorial interns

Assistant Editor, Editorial and Online | April 2011 – January 2012

  • Wrote features, departments, and front-of-book content (health, sex, fitness, celebrities, and lifestyle)
  • Wrote “The MH Single Girl” blog
  • Contributed to ASME-winning food blog, “Guy Gourmet”
  • Promoted editorial content on Men’s Health podcasts
  • Helped write scripts for TODAY Show appearances
  • Contributed to ASME-winning digital skin cancer center

Reporter, Editorial and Online | January 2010 – April 2011

  • Oversaw research for the New York Times bestseller The Lean Belly Prescription by Dr. Travis Stork
  • Wrote and edited features, departments, and front-of-book content, including an award-winning fitness story
  • Managed syndication of editorial content to digital partners

Post-graduate Editorial Intern | June 2009 – December 2009

SCRIPPS INTERACTIVE| Knoxville News Sentinel (150,000 circulation)

Freelance Features Writer, Photographer, and Videographer | January 2007 – June 2009

  • Helped manage and conceptualize the weekly teen lifestyle section, “Text Me”
  • Wrote and photographed lifestyle, home and garden, religion, education, and health features
  • Shot and edited online video content

SCRIPPS Networks| DIY Network (1 million subscription households)

Public Relations Intern | January 2009 – May 2009

  • Wrote media releases and fact sheets in support of the press department
  • Ghost-wrote magazine articles for network talent
  • Assisted at television production sites

University of Tennessee| Scoop magazine

Editor-in-chief | January 2009 – June 2009

  • Oversaw production of all editorial content, from conceptualization to layout
  • Wrote feature stories and edited all other content

EDUCATION

New York Institute of Art and Design, Manhattan

Interior Design Certificate | 2014 – Present

University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Bachelors of Communication, Journalism & Electronic Media, Magazine Track | 2006-2009

University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

Studied abroad | Fall 2007

HONORS & ACTIVITIES

Dean’s List, Summa Cum Laude | 2008 – 2009

Full academic scholarship | 2006 – 2009

Kappa Tau Alpha | 2009 – Present

PROFICIENCIES

Adobe InDesign and InCopy

iMovie video editing

WordPress and Blogger

K4 content flow system

PubMed

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