Versatile writer with strong SEO skills. Storyteller capable of delivering engaging narratives across various subjects. Expertise in tech, gaming and branded content. Years of experience across all levels of the newsroom and subject matter. Strong ability to handle staff, daily deadlines and long-term editorial goals. Expert knowledge in all areas of digital media.
Canary, Blog Editor, Aug 2016 - Present
Development of content strategy and editorial calendar.
Creation of articles highlighting current campaigns, product updates and marketing efforts.
Promotion of Canary as a thought leader in the security space.
International Business Times, Editor Oct 2012 - July 2016
Consistently delivered hundreds of thousands of unique visitors a month.
Developed strategic plan to drive social traffic using expert knowledge in SEO and features.
Launch and development of new sections with an original voice and editorial strategy.Lead traffic driving initiative to new sections throughout position advancement. Previously served as editor for trending topics, Weekend & Breaking News. Prior responsibilities included copy editing & front page management.
Reporter, Copy Editor, Medical Daily May 2012 - Oct 2012
Oversaw site's daily output from all reporters.
Copy edited and published all articles written produced by staff.
Managed daily deadlines.
Improved traffic by implementing new SEO practices and strategy.
Reporter, DailyRx, OCT 2011 – May 2012
Daily article production and management of designated section.
Conducted interviews with medical experts.
Clients - MasterCard, Speed Stick, Northrop Grumman
Development of articles based on client briefs and through pitched ideas.
Engage target audiences based on client needs using a specific brand voice.Target audiences included millennial males, engaged shoppers and the scientifically curious.
Journalist, Passcode, Mashable
Partner, Dos OSOS
Develop social strategies for small businesses to reach a broad audience.
Strengthen brand social presence by providing analysis of hashtags and trending topics.
Write SEO-driven copy to aid growing clients social following and reach.
Bachelor of Arts, English MAY 2007
State University of New York at Oswego
Cum Laude, McNair Scholar and Honors Program