Marketing Communications Writer, Austin Community College, 2009-2011
Part of an integrated marketing team that produced catchy, successful communications for over 40,000 college students who, according to researchers, typically ignore communications from integrated marketing teams.
Freelancer & Copywriter-at-Large for Ptarmak Inc., Austin, TX, 2007-Now
Produced majorly snazzy work for national brands and esteemed organizations. Clients: Kashi, Bear Naked, Kellogg's, Volusion, The Non-GMO-Project, Manitoba Harvest, The Lauren Lachance Collection, Beanito's, and BevForce.
News Reporter, The Austin Chronicle, 2004-2009
Authored more than 250 feature stories, plus over 500 news briefs and blog posts. Reporting led to appearances on PBS and CBC Radio Canada. Interviewed Willie Nelson on his bus and shared an awkward elevator ride with T. Boone Pickens.
B.A., Journalism, Texas State University*
Studied in the honors program, wrote for the University Star newspaper, and DJ'd a show on KTSW 89.9. Penned a thesis on subversive comedy and completed course work in Advertising. Best of all, met the love of my life.
*The real college, not the one in Sinbad's 1991 comedy, "Necessary Roughness."