I am an award-winning freelance travel writer that covers all things discerning--travel, restaurants, luxury goods, wine and spirits, cars and motorcycles. Based in New Orleans, I write about the exotic concoction of food, music and fun to be had in my hometown. I am a highly experienced marketing professional, who writes strategic copy for businesses, organizations and bands, including web content, newsletters, ad copy and marketing collateral.
Content Editor (online)
Marketing (firm) - Small to mid-sized corp. cl
Pr/marketing - all
Total Media Industry Experience
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Forbes Travel Guide (3-5), KULTUR Magazine (1-2), PS Magazine (1-2), Reach Magazine (1-2), Loews Magazine (1-2), The Port Record Magazine (1-2), Transaction Trends (1-2), Leaders Edge Magazine (10+), AirTran Airways Go Magazine (1-2)
Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
M.G. Maher & Company., Inc. (10+), MBLX, Inc. (10+), New Orleans Commercial Real Estate Women (10+), Steeg Law Firm, LLC (10+), Line 58 (10+), Wye River Upper School (10+), Stephen Ambrose Historical Tours (10+), Jammin for Japan (1-2), Leaders Edge Magazine (10+)
Other Work History
Owner of Carrie Williamson Marketing in New Orleans, LA
Account Executive/Business Development Strategist at Fixation Marketing, Washington, D.C.
Director of Sales, Marketing and PR - Time & Place Homes - Washington, DC
Foreign Language Skills
Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Squarespace
MAC laptop, Nikon D50 digital SLR with lenses, Sony Mini-DVD Camcorder
Work Permits & Visas
Brazil business visa
Rick Pullen, Editor in Chief, Leader's Edge Magazine
Robert M. Steeg, Managing Partner, The Steeg Law Firm
Rosie LeBreton, Past President, New Orleans Commercial Real Estate Women
Greg McGruder, VP, Lectures & Public Programs, The National Geographic Society
Geoff Coats, Principal, Line 58 Design
David Schulingkamp, President, M.G. Maher & Co., Inc.
Mark Bielski, Director of Sales, Stephen Ambrose
Patricia McGlannan, Board Member, Wye River Upper School
Society of National Association Publications (SNAP) Excel Silver Award for Feature Article
AMA New Orleans MAX Award for Event Marketing
New Orleans Press Club
MediaBistro.com Avant Guild Member
Net2NO - Where social changemakers and technological forerunners come together in New Orleans.