Presently: Contributing Writer for Cincy Magazine and NKY Magazine; Community Coordinator at Athleta
Formerly: Content Publisher and Social Media Specialist, AI Software, Inc.; Editorial Intern, New York Girl Style; Magazine Intern, Venue Lifestyle & Event Guide.
Other than my past positions and formal education, to tell you more about me, I am a spirited writer who is a film junkie, book lover, defender of the Oxford comma, and lover of the color orange.
An annual directory, the Tristate Meeting and Event Planner Guide gives local business an insight of where to hold a meeting, outing, or group event. Readers will also learn about places for meetings or events they may not have thought of before.
An annual wedding guide, I edited and fact-checked all 150+ wedding/reception venues and event spaces for this special edition.
Interviewed owners of a newly opened and local bakery for a story in the annual wedding guide for Cincy Magazine.
A feature for this month's issue, the Holiday Event Planner Guide is a published annually that gives insights on how to plan the perfect corporate holiday party.
A brief profile on Sullivan University's Center for Learning—Northern Kentucky, their course offerings, and their plans for the future.
AI Software: Blogs and Social Media
With several people getting engaged over the holiday season, wrote January blog post focusing on wedding venues, wedding reception venues, and newly updated catering menus.
Wrote January blog highlighting the events now happening and new products now on sale at both salons.
After hearing news relevant to site's line of business, wrote December blog post as more of a news article. Informed readers about the goings-on with a new company appearing in the electric car industry.
With the winter holidays coming up, took the time to write December blog post tackling a difficult issue for people with food allergies: holiday parties. Listed ways to eat in peace and not worry about allergy flare-ups.
With Pantone announcing not one, but two, colors for Color of the Year 2016, wrote December blog post about how to use the non-neutral colors in home design.
After a new study was published, wrote November blog post delivering the news. Citing several sources that reported on the study, wrote about how if one child has a food allergy, his/her siblings may not necessarily have the same food allergy.
Wrote November blog post honoring the 87th birthday of Nick Holonyak Jr., inventor of the red light-emitting diode.
With Halloween on its way, wrote October blog post giving advice to readers and parents about how to deal with food allergies during the holiday.
Wrote October blog post highlighting Pure Concept Salon's effort of promoting breast cancer awareness of purchasing certain Aveda products that ad money go to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Post also highlighted new Aveda products now available.
In honor of the award this catering team won at the Family & Private Business All-Star Awards in August, wrote September blog post about the day and thanking patrons for their continued business.
Wrote September blog post elaborating on the history of yet another type of wood lathe, one that has similarities with a modern machine: the sewing machine.
With the estimated federal income tax for 2015 having another payment due in September, used that subject for this blog post. Similar to June's subject, wrote about a few more strange tax deductions that are actually legal.
Wrote August blog post elaborating on the history of yet another type of wood lathe. Only, the credit of who invented this specific lathe has been attributed to Leonardo da Vinci.
Wrote July blog post elaborating on the history of other types of wood lathes that were used before that were advanced for their time, despite the fact they didn't require electrical power.
Wrote June blog post elaborating on the history of certain wood lathes that were used before the Industrial Revolution.
In honor of estimated federal income tax being due, wrote a fun blog post for June that listed a few strange tax deductions that are, indeed, legal.
Wrote May blog post highlighting how two individuals handled their estate planning at the end of their lives, which resulted in some ridiculous requests.
Wrote April blog post with a William Shakespeare inspiration. Compared an ancient definition of "machine tools" to the devices people use in the modern world.
For a lighthearted post, and in honor of the company's namesake, wrote the April blog post about just exactly how stop lights got their color scheme.
With Diamonds being April's birthstone, wrote a lighthearted (yet informative) blog post giving more insight on how this particular gemstone is formed.
Wrote April blog post highlighting Pure Concept Salon's Earth Month cause of giving back to the Ohio River Foundation by how the salon teamed up with other Ohio area Aveda salons to walk the runway for Cocktails for a Cause.
For International Women's Day, wrote March blog post about a significant female artist that may not have been on many readers' radars. *NOTE: This piece has been edited after it was submitted. Any grammatical or spelling errors cannot be corrected. The author's name cannot be changed back to my byline either.
Wrote January blog post giving an inside look about animals that hold an electric charge.
In honor of Pantone announcing Marsala as the Color of the Year for 2015, wrote January blog post listing ways the red, wine-like color can be used in both home design and décor.
Wrote November blog post informing readers what certain classifications of metal mean for jewelry.
In a more news-like post, wrote the October blog post giving readers more information about a world-record breaking laser.
Wrote September blog post about Norman Rockwell and the recovery of his painting, "Sport." *NOTE: This piece has been edited after it was submitted. Any grammatical or spelling errors cannot be corrected. The author's name cannot be changed back to my byline either.
Wrote August blog post listing a few museums people should visit when on the East Coast. *NOTE: This piece has been edited after it was submitted. Any grammatical or spelling errors cannot be corrected. The author's name cannot be changed back to my byline either.
Wrote June blog post giving suggestions of how to incorporate Pantone's 2014 Color of the Year into a home.
AI Software: Web Content
Wrote the introduction to HumaHealth's "Exercise" page, informing people that HumaHealth works with a company to find the best exercises that suit that company. HumaHealth offers nutrition programs to the Cincinnati & surrounding area residents. **Please Note: HumaHealth has since changed their name to IronRoad, but the URL remains the same.
Wrote content for HumaHealth's "Recipes" page informing people about how eating healthy doesn't mean having to go on a diet and that meals can still be delicious. HumaHealth provides health screenings, medical services, exercise assistance, nutrition and lifestyle in the Cincinnati & surrounding area. **Please Note: HumaHealth has since changed their name to IronRoad, but the URL remains the same.
Wrote the introduction to HumaHealth's "Nutrition" pages, informing people how eating the right foods and the proper amounts of foods can contribute to healthy living. HumaHealth offers nutrition programs to the Cincinnati & surrounding area residents. **Please Note: HumaHealth has since changed their name to IronRoad, but the URL remains the same.
Wrote introductory content for HumaHealth's "Lifestyle" page informing people about how simply changing small portions of their lifestyle can improve an individual's health, and that a coach can help one start down the path of wellness. HumaHealth provides health screenings, medical services, exercise assistance, nutrition and lifestyle in the Cincinnati & surrounding area. **Please note, HumaHealth has since changed their name to Iron Road, but the URL remains the same.
Wrote the story content telling consumers what makes Timeless Designs different than other flooring brands. *NOTE: This piece has been edited after it was submitted. Any grammatical or spelling errors cannot be corrected.
Wrote content about what makes Timeless Designs luxury vinyl tile different than other types of hardwood. *NOTE: This piece has been edited after it was submitted. Any grammatical or spelling errors cannot be corrected.
Wrote content about what makes Timeless Designs engineered hardwood different than other types of hardwood. *NOTE: This piece has been edited after it was submitted. Any grammatical or spelling errors cannot be corrected.
New York Girl Style
Kate Moss is the new face of the brand for 2013.
Oxblood is the new winter color trend of upscale fashion houses.
Decorated for the holiday season, Saks displays its brightly-colored window arrangement.
Renzo Rosso of Diesel acquires majority stakes of Marni.
New York Girl Style tells readers that Cara Delevingne is the current face of DKNY.
Giving readers the inside scoop, New York Girl Style breaks the news of Victoria Beckham's new online store.
A Q&A session with New York Girl Style contributor, Rodney Cutler, readers learn how to get the hair they want.
New York Girl Style spots the new "it" bag for winter.
A Daily Obsession post, New York Girl Style lets readers know what fashion house we're obsessed with at the moment.
Rock band No Doubt teams up with Fred Perry to launch a new capsule collection.
Jason Wang rumored to create new couture line for Balenciaga.
A short piece about Rihanna's new reality show.
New York Girl Style had the chance to sit down with Molly Sims and find out who her fashion icons are. *NOTE: This article was given the incorrect byline. I did, indeed, write it, however no longer have the credentials to go in and correct the error.
Karl Lagereld pairs with Brazilian shoe designer Melissa for a new capsule collection.
Balenciaga announces the head of their fashion house as Alexander Wang.
Clothing and accessories giant, Zara took the fashion world by surprise by announcing they will be going toxic free.
New York Girl Style had the chance to sit down with George Kostsiopoulos and find out who his fashion icons are.
New York Girl Style lets its readers know about a stylish effort to give to families who lost homes in superstorm Sandy.
Starlet Selena Gomez partners with Adidas to be the face of the NEO Collection.
Ke$ha is taking a try at creating her own jewelry collection.
Letting all the Little Monsters and New York Girl Style readers know Versace has decided to create outfits for Lady Gaga's U.S. tour
Prepping for the Christmas season, Barneys teams up with Disney for holiday-themed windows.
Breaking fashion news, letting New York Girl Style readers know of who's on the cover of V magazine.
While not on the red carpet, New York Girl Style takes notice when celebrities make leggings the new fall trend.
Another red carpet trend popping up, celebrities show up to events in sheer dresses.
Staying up to date with style news, New York Girl Style readers learn Julianne Hough is the new face of Sole Society.
Celebrities bring about a new trend of wearing red on the red carpet.
Spying the runway trends of fall 2012 in cowboy boot as footwear.
Giving New York Girl Style's expectations of the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2012.
The in look of Hollywood starlets is wearing pantsuits on the red carpet.
Informing New York Girl Style readers on the Kate Spade 2013 spring line, Saturday.
New York Girl Style readers learn of Georgia May Jagger being the new face of the new Vivienne Westwood jewelry campaign.
A brief piece telling about Stella McCartney's new perfume.
Telling New York Girl Style readers what the new "it" bag for the season will be.
Giving my opinions to New York Girl Style readers on what the upcoming fall fashion trends will be.
Breaking the news of the new Rachel Zoe sitcom coming to NBC.
A story elaborating on Marie Claire's win of Ad Age's Magazine of the Year.
A blurb on the comeback of the center part and how celebrities are wearing the look.
A brief blurb about Kate Moss's LBD at Paris Fashion Week.
A Look of the Day piece updating readers on who New York Girl Style considers best dressed.
A blurb informing readers that Erin Wasson is now the face of Rockport
Informing New York Girl Style readers about Juicy Couture's new line of mini dresses.
An article telling New York Girl Style readers about Opening Ceremony's fall lines.
A piece covering Self magazine's Women Doing Good awards.
Venue Lifestyle & Event Guide, Inc.
My interview with Lesley Hern about her boutique, The Wardrobe Cincinnati.
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Another do-it-yourself article, this story was about creating a necklace out of simple materials.
Collaborating with other writers, this piece was about transitioning wardrobes from day to night.
A Q&A piece, I went an interviewed people on their views of international fashion at the international street fair.
A brief blurb focusing on the blog, Oh Joy!
A do-it-yourself article where I took winter clothing and changed them for spring weather.
Article that focused on heart health of women in Athens County.
Brief piece about a drag show in Athens to raise funds for the production of "Rocky Horror Picture Show."
Article focusing on the fashion involved at the costume shop in Athens.
Article focusing on the vintage shop in Athens.
Humor-filled piece in Ohio University's only online fashion magazine.
Her Campus Ohio U
Written toward Ohio University Bobcats, I urge students to travel while in college to get a full experience.
A review of a controversial episode of "Glee," in which I share my opinions on the show's current state.
As a graduating senior, I write a letter to underclassmen and incoming freshmen about what to do at Ohio Univeristy before graduating.
Coming from a different part of Ohio, I share my thoughts on the new names of Girl Scout cookies.
As a senior, I tell readers what it is like to be the student having a sib come into town instead of the other way around.
A rant about Christmas-related memorabilia appearing before Thanksgiving.
My review on the new Fox show, "The Mindy Project."
Indie pop-rock band Kingsfoil performed at the Bobcat Lounge and Her Campus Ohio U was able to talk with them about their sophomore album "A Beating Heart is a Bleeding Heart."
As a former Jefferson Market employee, I give tips to my fellow Bobcats on market etiquette.
My review on the Ohio University production of "War is F**king Awesome."
My review and opinion on TLC's show "My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding."
A Q&A speaking with the then-intern of Ohio Brew Week.
My blog post giving my opinion on how women are portrayed in commercials.
My blog post telling readers of how life is different now that I am back in the States.
My tips and advice to other Bobcats on what to do while traveling abroad.
My blog post comparing my two study abroad experiences.
My blog post retelling of my first week abroad in Mexico.
An opinion piece telling Ohio University students what I think are the best Twitter follows.
A guide on how to dress with crazy, rainy weather in Athens.
A review of the off-broadway production of "Young Frankenstein" at Ohio University.
An article focusing on a student-run Twitter account.
My review of "The Lion King" in 3D.