Resume

• Created editorial lineups for all sections of the 17 semi-annual regional magazines, and all wedding planning stories and the FOB for the quarterly national magazine
• Wrote and assigned/edited an average of 27 features for the regional magazines and at least 15 pages for each national magazine
• Top-edited all Real Weddings (one- to five-page features highlighting weddings around the country) and local content in all 17 regional magazines; oversaw all content on 17 local news blogs
• Initiated and oversaw a redesign of the Real Weddings section, the most-read section in the book

• Created lineups, wrote and assigned/edited the FOB, Food News, which featured new products, restaurant trends, health studies, etc.
• Pitched and wrote quizzes (How Italian are You?, Are You a Grill Master?, What’s your Chocolate I.Q.?), mini features (the best corporate cafeterias, the future of chocolate, etc.) and product pages (new steamers, the monthly Get the Look page, etc.)
• Curated and called in more than 100 products for annual 13-page holiday gift guide,
• Handled all market work for the magazine and attended the NYIGF, CES and IHA shows; Represented editorial at sales meetings

Food Network Magazine

Senior Editor  2010-2014

Senior Editor  2010-2010

The Knot 

• Created lineups, wrote and assigned/edited content for Seek, a six-page lifestyle section (plus two pages of listings)
covering apartments, beauty, fashion, fitness and careers in New York City. Created and executed package ideas
• Top-edited all Seek listings (sample sales, wellness events, gym deals, etc.)
• Wrote and edited original content for the blog and Website. Used CMS to update three Web channels each week
• Pitched and wrote for other sections including features and The Hot Seat (celebrity interviews)

Senior Associate Editor  2008-2009

Time Out New York

• Created lineups, wrote and assigned/edited feature stories and three blogs

• Coordinated the Hometown Hotties contest, one of the site's most-viewed sections. Promoted the contest via radio interviews

Maxim.com

Associate Editor  2007-2008

 

• Created lineups, wrote and assigned/edited content for the Hit List (FOB featuring wacky news and cool gadgets), Man Skills (a section featuring celebrity how-tos), wrote feature-length interviews and display copy for Style section (20-plus pages)

• Assisted in hiring and managing interns

Associate Editor  2006-2007

Stuff

 

• Pitched, wrote and assigned/edited FOB, travel columns, feature-length interviews and instructional stories

• Frequently traveled to PGA Tour events to interview golf pros and other celebrities

• Fact-checked the entire issue for accuracy

Assistant Editor  2005-2006

Golf Magazine

RELATED EXPERIENCE

Parenting Magazine  

ASME Intern (Summer 2004) and Editorial Intern (Summer 2005)

 

Ed 2010  

Events Director • January 2006-April 2011

• Organized fundraising raffles, giving away a 30-minute meeting with editors in chief such as Joanna Coles and David Zinczenko 

 

 

EDUCATION

James Madison University • Fall 2001-Spring 2005

B.A. Media Arts and Design (Minor: Human Resource Development)

• Honors: Cum Laude; National Society of Collegiate Scholars

Rachael Ray Every Day

Home and Market Editor  2014-2016

• Conceptualized and wrote/edited all lifestyle features on topics including crafting (fun things to do with pool noodles!), kitchen design (ideas to steal from restaurants), market (holiday gift guides), parties and more

•  Worked with many departments of the magazine including the Test Kitchen, Food Department, and Art Department to create

thoughtful and integrated feature packages; Oversaw photoshoots for editorial integrity

•  Created editorial partnerships with top brands such as Trulia and Dot & Bo

• Attended the NYIGF and IHA shows; Represented editorial at sales meetings

 Hired and managed interns; worked with freelance writers

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