Resume

Now

Blossomers Media | President, Writer | November 2014-Present

I help companies build audiences and engagement with content creation, search engine optimization, and social media management.

Fort Lauderdale Magazine | Writer | Fort Lauderdale, FL | June 2016-Present

I write monthly articles on city life, community, education, and other topics for a regional magazine.

Debt.com | Writer | June 2016-Present

I write daily news posts that cover a wide variety of money-related topics, including credit, debt, retirement, savings, jobs, and more.

South Florida Gay News | Freelance Staff Writer | Wilton Manors, FL | December 2012-Present

I write about upcoming events, previews, reviews and national news with a local angle. I also write for the newspaper’s quarterly magazine, The Mirror.

Money Talks News | Social Media Manager, Writer | Fort Lauderdale, FL | October 2011-Present

I build readership and a community of readers on social media sites to increase viewership and connect others to money saving ideas.

Work has also been featured in Huffington Post, The Week, Indulge Miami, realtor.com, Quartz, New Times Broward and Latterly.

Journalism Projects

Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) Florida Pro Chapter | President | August 2009-Present

In August 2015, I was elected to serve as President of the SPJ Florida chapter where I previously held the position of Vice President of membership for five years and Executive Vice President for one year. I assisted in programming, event planning, and other chapter-related socials where members and potential members can meet and network. I also help in constructing journalism-related events that educate new, current, retired and/or professional journalists across Florida. The chapter has won the SPJ National Chapter of the YearAward three times in the last decade.

Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) Diversity Committee | Chair | August 2016-Present

This committee tackles all issues related to diversity in media, including LGBT, people of color, disabilities, women, and others. Topics and issues include newsroom and outlet inclusion and coverage of diverse topics in media.

Will Write For Food | Adviser | Labor Day Weekend 2009-Present

I created a behind-the-scenes blog that documents the event, spjwrite4food.tumblr.com, and follow students over the course of 36 hours via Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, Facebook, and other social media outlets. Previously wrote for the publication, the Homeless Voice.

Then

Bundoo.com | Associate Editor | Boca Raton, FL | June 2013-May 2016

I created, edited, and managed the editorial content across the site. I worked with writers and physicians to deliver accurate and consumer-friendly medical articles.I helped develop the company’s marketing and public relations campaigns, managed the editorial calendar, and supported the social media team.

Transforming Our Community’s Health (TOUCH) Communications Specialist | Hollywood, FL | March 2012-May 2013

I handled all promotions, website content and development, social media campaigns, and other materials. My responsibilities included managing partner relationships with the 30 organizations that assist TOUCH in its mission of reducing health disparities and improving the health of citizens in Broward County.

Association for Retail Environments (A.R.E.) Communications Assistant | Hollywood, FL | January 2009-March 2012

I was a contributing Editor for Retail Environments—a retail trade magazine with a base circulation of more than 10,000. I assisted in writing, editing and generating content for website, press releases, and other company publications.


I am currently accepting freelance and/or contract work in writing, editing, social media, brand awareness, and website creation and management. Interested? Let’s talk.