Mandatory Media | 2018—Present
Associate Contributor Network Manager
· Recruited and retained volunteer writers for seven sites aimed at male Gen Z audiences.
· Copyedited contributor content.
· Ensured consistent publishing frequency.
· Mentored new writers.
· Identified exceptional talent for paid roles.
Evolve Media | 2015—Present
· Created content in story form, Q&A, listicle, and slideshow formats for Crave Online's millennial male audience of two million monthly unique visitors.
· Covered arts, books, interior design, drinks, and food beats.
· Formatted content on WordPress.
· Sourced photos from Getty Images and Instagram.
· Copy-edited, fact-checked, and sourced photos for junior contributors’ content.
Star Tribune | 2013—Present
· Reported on arts, music, and design for Star Tribune cover stories.
· Wrote long-form stories for City Pages covers.
· Interviewed artists, authors, comedians, and musicians for the Star Tribune, City Pages, and Vita.mn.
· Previewed and reviewed concerts and art exhibitions.
Minnesota Business Magazine | 2013—2015
· Interviewed entrepreneurs for print features.
· Covered current events in the business world for blog.
· Wrote the magazine's most-read article of 2014.
The Daily Meal | 2013
· Wrote food content for slideshow and listicles.
· Created a restaurant guide specific to the Minneapolis-St. Paul area.
· Contributed original food photography to site.
KFAI Radio | 2012
Music Blogger and Booker
· Launched and created content for the Live From Studio 5! blog.
· Booked bands for in-studio performances.
· Interviewed musicians on air.
· Reviewed concerts.
· Promoted upcoming guests on social media and wrote band bios.
Gannett Media | 2011
Metromix Content Writer
· Interviewed actors, artists, and musicians.
· Reviewed and photographed restaurants and concerts.
· Created the 11 Guilty Pleasures feature.
· Entered calendar events into CMS.
Penguin Group | 2008—2010
· Authored the memoir Insatiable: A Young Mother’s Struggle With Anorexia.
· Made appearances on television and radio to promote published work.
· Granted interview requests to websites and print publications.
· Lectured at Macalester College about eating disorders.
Self-Employed | 2006—Present
· Wrote personal essays for, and published a novel with, Thought Catalog.
· Published essays in the Voices of Breast Cancer, Tattoo Series, Let Them Eat Crepes, and Gotta Have It anthologies.
· Wrote week-long diary for New York magazine.
· Reviewed fiction, non-fiction, poetry, children's, and self-help books in English and Spanish for Kirkus Reviews.
· Read at Hamline University and Common Good Books to promote published material.
Macalester College | St. Paul, MN
Bachelor of Arts