Kristen Demaline


Professional Experience

I love telling stories that can change people's lives, whether as a writer, an editor, or a strategist advising how to reach specific audiences to increase engagement. My career, education, and creative pursuits reflect my diverse interests, from public policy to screenwriting to environmental issues. I'm a great problem solver and take a proactive, curious approach to work projects, and I value working with diverse teams. I look forward to hearing how I can assist you by completing a writing assignment or consulting personally on a strategic project!


20 Years
Content Editor (online)
7 Years
Other, Specify
6 Years


Environment & Nature
3 Years
5 Years
Women's Issues
8 Years


Online/new media
14 Years
10 Years
Academia Other
3 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

10 Years

Other Work History

Until November 2017, I directed content strategy and operations at Bureau Blank, a NYC-based web design firm specializing in nonprofit and government clients. From 2012-2015, I worked full-time at GRACE Communications Foundation, an environmental philanthropy, where I wrote blog posts, newsletters, and managed multiple social media accounts focused on food, water, and energy issues. I've also worked at WITNESS, as a public policy consultant for NYC, and a blogger for Among my writing and editing experience: web content, newsletters, white papers, brochures, social media content, and scripted remarks.

Computer Skills

I'm a skilled WordPress user, know some basic HTML and pick up new CMS quickly. I have basic Adobe skills, intermediate Google Applications and advanced Microsoft Office skills.


Available upon request



With my former design agency, Bureau Blank, I led our content strategy and wireframe development for New York City's ThriveNYC website. The site showcases the City's ambitious new initiative promoting mental health care and access for all New Yorkers.
From 2012-15, I wrote over 70 blog posts for GRACE's Ecocentric Blog about food, water, energy, and climate issues. My posts ranged from issue reviews/news summaries to interviews to media recaps.
I led the content strategy, UX research, and content development for NYCEM's site, providing actionable emergency preparedness information for New Yorkers ahead of no-notice crises.