An experienced and versatile freelance writer, I've covered a variety of topics and events--including Fashion Week in New York City and a Poker Stars tourney in the Bahamas. I pride myself on my tenacious reporting skills, witty writing style and ability to meet deadlines. In all of my work, I strive to inform, entertain and inspire.
Content Editor (online)
Magazine - Large Consumer/National magazines
Newspaper - Local/Regional
Total Media Industry Experience
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
SheKnows.com (reaches nearly 17 million women) (10+), Everything She Wants.net (10+), Dance Media/Dance Retailer News (6-10), Essence Magazine (3-5), amNewYork (3-5)
Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Coburn Communication (PR copywriting (10+), Institute for Integrative Nutrition/Wellness Today (6-10), Prose Media (6-10)
Other Work History
Current Work History:
Freelance Writer and Proofreader for Dance Media.
Lifestyle & Fashion Blog Editor, Everything She Wants.net
Contributing Writer, SheKnows.com
Previous Work History:
Web Content Editor for Barnes & Noble.com, where I edited several music/DVD content pages using a content management system; managed freelance writers; interviewed popular recording artists; and wrote and edited CD reviews.
Freelance Copywriter for Coburn Communication.
Freelance Blog Editor for Hot Mama Daily, b5media's daily beauty and fashion blog for women of color. The blog attracted about 25,000 readers each month.
Freelance Restaurant Listings Top Editor for New York Magazine's website, NYMag.com.
Freelance Stringer for People Magazine.
Freelance Fact-Checker for Brides, Entertainment Weekly, Essence, Latina, Vibe and Ladies Home Journal magazines.
CMS, Word, Excel, light HTML, basic training in Adobe InDesign and Photoshop
Mac laptop, digital camera, audio recorder
Sigma Delta Chil Journalism Award, 1991
National Association of Black Journalists, Avant Guild