Sept. 2015 – present
Deputy Editor, Health & Wellness (Previous: Director, Health & Wellness)
Oversee Health channel, managing team of five editors and writers who produce more than 200 news stories, features, photo series and essays per month. Commission and edit freelance features and essays. Serve as editorial captain for major cross-company, cross-platform packages and projects such as 29 Days Of Great Sex and Take Back The Beach. Appear on TV as a Refinery29 spokesperson.
Freelance writer and editor
Oct. 2013 – Sept. 2015
Wrote stories for magazines (such as Cosmopolitan, O, Glamour, Family Circle and Fitness) and websites (such as FastCompany.com and CondeNastTraveler.com). Edited and copy-edited content for a variety of freelance clients.
Fit Pregnancy/Natural Health
Oct. 2013 – February 2015
Fitness Editor (part time)
Oversaw fitness coverage for Fit Pregnancy magazine and Natural Health magazine, including FOB stories, workout features (for Fit Pregnancy, both prenatal and postpartum) and write-through features. (Magazines were acquired and shut down in February 2015.)
Condé Nast Traveler
July 2013 – Sept. 2013
Word of Mouth Editor
Edited opening section about news and trends in travel, art, food, culture and fashion. (Laid off during restructuring.)
Jan. 2011 – July 2013
Associate Health Editor
Assigned and edited front-of-book stories on health and happiness; oversaw Self Expression (personal essay column); edited opening section, Love Your Month; edited sex stories.
June 2012 – Dec. 2012
Wrote service-oriented first-person blog posts about the wedding planning experience, including posts on engagement photos, finding a venue, bridesmaids’ dresses, interfaith ceremonies, DIY for the DIY-averse, and more.
Nov. 2009 – Jan. 2011
Served as books editor, overseeing books-related content, interviewing authors, reviewing books online, and maintaining relationships with book publicists. Edited Letters page and Contributors page. Contributed articles to Bulletin, Careerist, Love/Sex, and Radar. Assigned and edited short items and features. Hired and managed features interns.
June 2008 – Nov. 2009
Contributed extensively to Eat This, Not That! books, blogs, online and magazine articles, and TV segments. Wrote sidebars, FOB pieces, and contribs page. Edited letters page. Maintained Twitter and Facebook pages for Eat This, Not That!Appeared on TV and radio to promote the brand.
BSJ in Magazine Editing
MSJ in Magazine Publishing
Accelerated Master’s Program
Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University