GHOSTWRITER, EDITOR, CONSULTANT (remote), 2002-Present
Note: Summer 2023 projects range from creating content for Allstate Identity Protection to copy editing a personal memoir, ghostwriting another, consulting on the structure of an additional manuscript, and seeing a book through its last stages to release.
SCRIBE MEDIA GHOSTWRITER (remote), July 2021-May 2023
MY HEALTH TEAM FACT-CHECKER, COPY EDITOR (remote), October 2021-May 2022
Special Newsstand Publications and Books
GulfStream Communications, Weddings Division
EDITORIAL DIRECTOR & EDITOR (Charleston, SC), June 2006-June, 2020
Built and ran wedding department for regional publisher. Created print, online, and social media content. Managed multiple brand identities, including:
GulfStream Communications, Charleston magazine
SENIOR EDITOR (Charleston, SC), 2007-2020
The Notebook, Cold Mountain, Radio (Charleston, SC)
Production Assistant, 2001-2002: Assisted on film sets as needed, wrangling lead actors and managing extras, etc.
Homestore (Atlanta, GA)
Senior Editor (staff position), 2000-01: Created content for the editorial branch of Realtor.com
Custom Publishing Division, Southern Progress Corporation (Birmingham, AL)
Associate Editor (staff position), 2000: Created publications for Saks, BellSouth, 1-800-Flowers, etc.
Weight Watchers magazine (Birmingham, AL)
Fashion and Beauty Editor (staff position), 1998-99: Ran the department of the then-national publication
Southern Accents magazine (Birmingham, AL)
Entertaining and Market Editor (staff position), 1998: Headed party and décor products sections for Southern luxury home design magazine
Southern Living magazine (Birmingham, AL)
Assistant Features Editor (staff position), 1993-98: Wrote essays and travel, feature, and profile articles. Managed the book review column
Medill School of Journalism,
Bachelor of Science, Journalism