Resume

WORK HISTORY

Dec 2017 – Current

Writer, Editor

Teach4theHeart.com

I am a contributing writer at teach4theheart.com. I served the site’s founder, Linda Kardamis, as a structural and copy editor as she worked to publish her most recent book, Take Heart & Teach. During that time, I utilized my knowledge of grammar, story organization, and The Chicago Manual of Style. My roles for the site also include writing and editing posts for the website.

Nov 2015 – Aug 2016

Lifestyles Reporter

Temple Daily Telegram

I served the Temple Daily Telegram as a lifestyles reporter and copy editor. My responsibilities included writing feature stories surrounding people and current events. Also, I served the newspaper by editing stories, digital content, and social media posts.

Jun 2015 – Oct 2015

Co-editor

texashsfootball.com

Before I finished university, I secured a job as a co-editor at texashsfootball.com. My responsibilities included assigning reporters stories, ensuring articles followed AP Style, and creating clean copy for a readership of more than 75,000 readers a month. I also wrote sports stories, some of which were used by the USA Today sports network.

EDUCATION

Aug 2011 – May 2015

Journalism

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

I attended the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor and completed my Bachelor of Arts in Journalism. In that time, I worked as an editor for the university newspaper, worked as a freelance magazine writer, and interned as a communications specialist for the Baptist General Convention of Texas.

Jul 2018 – Aug 2018

TEFL

Maximo Nivel

I completed my Teaching English as a Foreign Language certificate in Cusco, Peru. Throughout my more than 150 hours of classes and 12 hours of practical teaching, I learned the nuances of the English language. I also learned how to edit ESL students’ writing.

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WRITING SKILLS

Copywriting

Content writing

Blogging

AP Style

EDITING SKILLS

Copy editing

Structural editing

Editing for web