Resume

Work

experience
 

Freelance writer/contributor

Los Angeles, CA, and Bali, Indonesia                                                           August 2014 – present

  • Architectural Digest, Departures, The Hollywood Reporter, AFAR, Brides, Vogue.com, Robb Report, Luxury Magazine, LA Confidential, CA Interiors, Angeleno, Alive, Well + Good, Vogue China, Town & Country, Elle Australia

 

FOAM magazine, Executive Editor

Santa Monica, CA                                                                        

June 2012 – August 2014

  • Create the lineup for each issue, including researching, pitching, assigning and managing freelance staff, writing and editing stories and overseeing photo shoots as well as collecting provided images
  • Responsible for creating regular beauty content, as well as writing profiles, fashion news stories, trend pieces, travel coverage
  • Work with sales team to lay out and monitor ads
  • Write a weekly beauty column for website; oversee interns and their office, sample and fact-checking tasks
  • Attend events, trade shows, collection viewings, etc. to represent and promote FOAM

 

BeautyBender.com, Cofounder/Editorial Director

Los Angeles, CA                                                                         

November 2011 – present

  • Conceive all editorial content: plan, research, interview experts, write and edit beauty-themed editorial pieces daily, as well as upload and manage website
  • Plan and direct photo shoots, engage with readers via social media channels, coordinate events and attend events, meetings, demonstrations

 

Los Angeles Confidential, Deputy Editor

Los Angeles, CA                                                                  

March 2011 – June 2012

  • Along with EIC, pitch story and well feature ideas, plan each issue, coordinate with publicists, write dossier, create runlist, assign and manage freelance writers, edit stories through multiple rounds on deadline
  • Write editorial stories for each issue
  • Attend high-profile galas, fashion parties and press events and meetings to represent LAC when EIC cannot

 

Riviera Magazine, Senior Editor

Costa Mesa, CA                                                                      

November 2007 – March 2011

  • Edit, curate and write front of book (Radar Now), feature (Radar Fashion) and back page stories (Look Who’s Talking) monthly on subjects including fashion, beauty, accessories, trends, nightlife, travel, culture and design, as well as people profiles, and plan, write and edit features
  • Work with freelancers, edit and proofread stories, work with designers on layouts
  • Coordinate and oversee photo shoots
  • Represent the magazine at galas, charity and fashion parties and major events and festivals
  • Manage interns, contributing writers and photographers

 

Los Angeles Times, Freelance writer

Los Angeles, CA                                                                    

November 2009 – March 2011

  • Pitch, research, write and gather art for high-end trend stories on all areas of bridal fashion, accessories, planning and beauty, for the “Together” special section

 

Angeleno Magazine, Editorial Assistant

Los Angeles, CA                                                              

August 2006 – December 2006

  • Pitched, researched and wrote front-of-book Now! section stories regarding fashion, lifestyle and nightlife
  • Attended parties and wrote coverage for Scene section, as well as compiled and wrote calendar listings
  • Responsible for fact-checking and proofreading staffer and freelancer’s articles

Skills

Microsoft Office Suite

MAC and PC

Wordpress

Adobe Photoshop CS4

Adobe InDesign

Quark

References

Available upon request.

Education
Northeastern University, School of Journalism

Bachelor of Arts, Print Journalism

Magna Cum Laude / Dean's List 

 

Call

323-379-8079
 

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