akqa COPYWRITER // january 2018 - present
Writing conceptual and editorial copy for Nike mobile app, Nike.com and Nike emails.
Working with clients to ensure all feedback is implemented and deadlines are met.
akqa FREELANCE proofreader // july 2017 - January 2018
Writing original editorial copy for Nike mobile app, Nike emails and Nike.com.
Editing copy of freelance junior writers for Nike mobile app to ensure clarity, on-brand tone, technical accuracy and style guide adherence.
Proofing for delivery of all final editorial copy for Nike mobile app, Nike emails and Nike.com.
Maintaining team style guide.
Working with team copy leads, directors and project managers to meet all delivery and review deadlines while maintaining client satisfaction.
Proofing copy agency-wide.
akqa FREELANCE COPYWRITER // May 2017
Writing original copy following style guide and brand voice for publishing on Nike+ app.
Working closely with editors, copy leads, project managers and designers to ensure client satisfaction with final product.
Receiving and implementing client feedback for publishing.
Managing content with proprietary CMS platforms.
BlazersEdge.com Features Editor/social media manager/Staff Writer/Podcast Host // May 2013 - december 2017
Gathering research for, composing and self-editing several stories a week on deadline for publication, May 2013 – Sept. 2015.
Assigning stories, handling feature pitches, developing and editing the work of several staff writers for publication on daily basis, Sept. 2014 – present.
Recording, hosting, producing and editing weekly podcast with audience of 5,000+ listeners per episode, Dec. 2014 – present.
Working closely with editing team, social media staff and writers to develop best practices and strategies while adapting to evolving news and social media protocols.
The Register-Guard Freelance Contributor // June 15 & Nov. 23, 2012
Pitching story ideas, gathering research, interviewing sources and compiling into two original stories for publication on front page of Entertainment section.
Eugene Daily News Freelance Contributor // Nov. 16 & Dec. 8, 2012
Gathering research, interviewing sources and composing two assigned story ideas into full- length features.
Self-editing on deadline for publication.
University of Oregon B.S. in Journalism // Jan. 2009 - March, 2013
Emphasis in news writing and reporting, both traditional and digital formats.
Experience with news photography, as well as filming and editing news stories.