Employment

TIME OUT GROUP, Global

Global Travel Editor July 2017–Present

Hired to conceptualize and execute a travel content plan on a global scale in more than 100 cities, with 100 more added by 2018 | Coordinate with Global Editor In Chief to define content that is expertly written and curated by locals | Create editorial guidelines for all travel content | Guide and coordinate with editors on Time Out teams in cities across the world | Find, assign to and edit content from reliable freelancers in 100+ international cities

 

TIME OUT LOS ANGELES, Los Angeles

Editor, L.A. and S.F. November 2015–June 2017

Editor of both L.A. and S.F. online publications as well as L.A. print publication | Managed the L.A. staff of 9 | Radio and television appearances | Hosted live events |Researched, wrote, assigned and edited original content for online and print publications | Conceptualized, assigned and edited quarterly print publication | Managed budget and monthly edit slate | Responsible for all city traffic targets | Contributed to global editorial initiatives

Under my leadership, the L.A. site increased its monthly traffic threefold from half a million to 1.5 million unique visitors, and the L.A. team launched a quarterly print magazine with a distribution of 75k

Editor, S.F. June 2015–June 2017

Researched, wrote, assigned and edited original content for online publication | Managed 10 freelancers | Managed budget and monthly edit slate | Responsible for hitting city traffic targets | Contributed to global editorial initiatives | Coordinated with sales team to create custom content and increase revenue

Senior Associate Editor, L.A. June 2014–October 2015

Wrote and managed blog content and social media content | Coordinated with editors in other cities to create national content | Responsible for hitting target traffic and social media goals | Researched, built, managed and promoted large content packages | Editorial and photo coverage of live events | All duties listed under Associate Editor position

Associate Editor, L.A. August 2012–May 2014

Researched and wrote original content for online publication | Assigned and edited feature stories | Built all web content in content management system | Collaborated with Photo Editor to create compelling photo essays | Managed and edited Assistant Editors and interns | Maintained four major sections of the website: Music, Film, Travel, Sex & Dating | Conceptualized and executed new site sections: Weekend getaway guides and Sex & Dating | SEO research and gap analysis

 

NATURAL HEALTH MAGAZINE, Los Angeles

Associate Editor July 2011–August 2012

Researched and wrote original content for magazine and web | Assigned and edited department and feature stories | Conceptualized, researched, collaborated with nutritionists to write annual Good Food Awards story | Conceptualized and executed new front of book section “10 Ways to Go Natural” | Redesigned content and layout of Letters page

Research Editor June 2010–June 2011

Fact checked and copy edited all content | Researched and wrote original content for magazine and web

 

FIT PREGNANY MAGAZINE, Los Angeles

Research Editor June 2010–June 2011

Fact checked and copy edited all content | Researched and wrote original content for magazine and web

 

OYSTER.COM, New York

Assistant Editor, Travel November 2009–March 2010

Researched and wrote original content for website | Created and managed hotel, location and wedding guides and databases

 

JAUNTSETTER.COM, New York

Editorial Assistant, Travel April 2009–October 2009

Researched, wrote and uploaded original content for the website | Traveled to location cities to research and photograph future content | Organized and managed editorial schedule | Organized and assisted at live events

 

FREELANCE, Los Angeles + New York

April 2009–June 2015

Merry Jane | Vegetarian Times | Seventeen Magazine | Total Beauty | Oyster.com | Redbook Magazine | Glamour Magazine

 

Education

COLUMBIA PUBLISHING COURSE, Columbia University, New York, NY

Summer 2008

Six-week intensive course on all aspects of book and magazine publishing | Publisher of Skybox, mock sport travel magazine

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY, Evanston, IL

Class of 2008

Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies with a minor in Psychology | GPA 3.7/4.0 | Undergraduate Psychology Association Photography/darkroom technique classes

 

Awards

Rising Star in Media Award, Folio, June 2017

 

Skills

Media trained for public appearances, radio and television | SEO optimization and Google Analytics | Adobe and Microsoft Office Suites | Digital photography |  Intermediate Spanish, written and spoken | Beginner Greek

 

Interests

Travel | Camping and backpacking | Rock Climbing | Digital and film photography | Art | Food and drink | Literature | Environmental conservation