Ellen Wright

Encinitas, CA 92024 USA
Website: http://ellentwright.com

Professional Experience

A current staff writer for a community weekly with a circulation of more than 120,000 and lifestyle blogger on everything from hiking to health foods. I report on local topics including city council meetings and feature writing on the interesting events and people that make Carlsbad and Escondido unique. I have written for a national magazine focused on action sports and a regional magazine focused on the San Diego Art scene. I also have extensive experience working professionally with social media and marketing firms.


2 Years
2 Years
Social Media
2 Years


1 Year
2 Years
2 Years


Magazine - Trade magazines/publications (B2B)
1 Year
Marketing (firm) - Small to mid-sized corp. cl
1 Year
Newspaper - Community
1 Year

Total Media Industry Experience

2 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

The Coast News Group (10+), TransWorld Business (10+), The North Coast Current (3-5)

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Exclusive Collections Art Gallery (3-5)

Other Work History

Staff writer at The Coast News Group

Technical Skills

Photography and photo editing.

Computer Skills

Microsoft Office Suite including Word and Power Point. Adobe InDesign and Photoshop.


Mac laptop, digital camera, Adobe and Microsoft suite.



This article appeared in The Coast News in June 2014 as a feature about the local craft beer industry expansion. It was the most shared online story from June to December 2014.
A blog post about my first backpacking trip in the eastern Sierra.