Lauren Mang


Professional Experience

I'm an award-winning writer and editor based in Portland with 10 years of experience at consumer and trade magazines and websites. My work has appeared in Seattle magazine, Seattle Metropolitan magazine, Willows Lodge magazine,, VMSD magazine, the Liberty Project, PaperCity magazine, Retail Environments magazine and Cincy magazine.


10 Years
Content Editor (online)
4 Years
10 Years


Home & Garden
5 Years
Other, Specify
8 Years
4 Years


Magazine - Trade magazines/publications (B2B)
6 Years
Magazine - Local/Regional magazines
5 Years
Online/new media
4 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

10 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Seattle magazine (10+), Seattle Metropolitan magazine (3-5), Willows Lodge magazine (1-2), (3-5), VMSD magazine (10+), The Liberty Project (3-5), PaperCity magazine (10+)

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Fossil Inc. (1-2)

Technical Skills

Basic HTML

Computer Skills

CMS, InDesign, Photoshop, Microsoft Office


First Place, magazine headlines, Pacific Northwest Chapter of SPJ; Third Place, personal service reporting, PNW chapter of SPJ; Second Place, best trade report, Ohio chapter of SPJ


Former advisory council member for Seattle Opera's young patron group



Last February, as Nordstrom’s downtown Seattle flagship was in the thick of a significant renovation, which had begun in spring 2014, there was a moment when you could stand in the center of the store with one foot in the old design and one in the new.
On New Year's Eve, my husband and I each downed a dirty martini and shared two bottles of brut Champagne. Though he was kicking my tail at a rousing game of Monopoly (damn him for always snagging Marvin Gardens), our low-key bubbly- and vodka-fueled evening was a splendid way to ring in 2015.
When designer Beth Dotolo, co-owner of Ballard firm Pulp Design Studios, known for its richly layered and sophisticated style, proposed that most of the walls—and some ceilings, too—inside Geoff and Audrey Kozu’s stately Queen Anne abode be festooned with patterned wall coverings, the couple didn’t bat an eye.
Rebecca Minkoff’s SoHo flagship brims with high-tech bells and whistles to woo the digitally savvy, next-generation shopper
If your guest list contains a few out-of-town friends and family members, consider whipping up a welcome gift that goes the extra mile: a goodie bag brimming with local favorites — everything from sweet treats to monogrammed trinkets — found right here in Houston.
It’s 4:30 a.m. and I’m wide awake. The birds have begun their early-morning chirping and the first traces of dawn are visible through the small gauzy-curtained window across the room. I peel back the sleeping bag flap that’s covering my head and peek out: everyone is still asleep.
One breezy summer afternoon, Destry Johnson and A.?C. Hurt were sitting on one of their home’s four terraces when a woman who was driving by stopped and shouted, “Cool house.”
Luxury French footwear and fashion designer Christian Louboutin’s revamped Madison Avenue boutiques revel in the details
If you see yourself living in elevated environs, mingling with the wrens and swinging with the sparrows, a tree house might just be your bag.