Corbyn Hightower

Roseville, CA USA
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Professional Experience

Popular essayist and online personality, writing about the recession, mothering, creativity, nature, etc. all with a bittersweet, poetic edge and an eye for the beauty buried in ugliness. Memoir in publishing stage. Blog reaches thousands of readers per week. Klout score of 67-69.

Expertise

Writer
18 Years
Reporter
3 Years
Social Media
5 Years

Specialty

Family, Children & Teenagers
5 Years
Lifestyle
5 Years
Women's Issues
5 Years

Industries


Newspaper - Local/Regional
4 Years
Magazine - Large Consumer/National magazines
2 Years
Online/new media
5 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

5 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Yes! Magazine (1-2), Huffington Post (3-5), More Magazine (1-2), New York Times (3-5)

Equipment

Easily accessible writer, responsive, working with any preferred word-processing programs.

References

Lisa Belkin, Huffington Post Barney Karpfinger, Karpfinger Agency

Work Samples

General

(NY Times 6/15/2011)
A highly-personal autobiographical essay about child abuse.
(Huffington Post 5/21/2012)
Funny, poignant, extremely popular piece I wrote for Huffington Post about the surprising emotional consequences of my husband's vasectomy.