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heather K. Scott

Writer | Editor | Content Strategist/Director| Team & Project Leader

Location icon United States of America

With a professional background including over 20 years experience in the publishing industry, I provide clients with engaging content strategies, top-quality project and editorial management, creative content and project direction, careful editing and proofreading, and dynamic writing services for content programs across a broad range of editorial verticals, including: home, garden, family, food, lifestyle, health, and music.

In addition to my contract and consulting services, I've held editorial staff positions at the Meredith Corporation (Meredith Content Licensing, Parents.com), BabyZone.com, ThirdAge.com, The Herb Quarterly, Piano & Keyboard, and Strings Magazine.

Let's chat about how I can help take your editorial project to the next level!

✓ Creative content strategy, ideation, creation, curation, and production
✓ Collaborative editorial consultanting
✓ Attentative project and team management
✓ In-depth knowledge of and experience with multiple content verticals
✓ Content curation, creation/development, strategy, and management
✓ SEO, keyword analytics, and content optimization
✓ Proven track record for increasing page views and click-through rates

Portfolio
Huggies - Mommy Answers
07/30/2014
Stress Busters: Help for When You Feel Overwhelmed

Expectant and new moms face a host of stressful situations. From feeling nervous about motherhood to being frazzled and sleep deprived. during those first few months with your baby. To help manage the sometimes seemingly overwhelming job of being a mom, try these simple tips to help you relax every step of the way.

Chicago BBB (Agency: Tribune Content Solutions/Motiv8)
08/30/2016
Shop Smarter: How To Save Money On Groceries

What's a person to do when you have kiddos constantly chipping away at your pantry and a partner who raids the fridge at all hours? Groceries are a necessity, but the costs can add up fast. Try our money-saving tips to help you find great deals and save dollars during every grocery shopping trip.

chicagotribune.com
08/05/2016
Clean Up Your Personal Finances

Trying to stretch every dollar can be exhausting. And who wants to wade through bills or revamp budgets when you could happily be playing with your kids, enjoying some personal time or hanging out with your significant other?

Chicago BBB (Agency: Tribune Content Solutions/Motiv8)
05/06/2016
Cleaning Tips To Calm The Clutter

With hectic work schedules and busy family calendars, most people just don't have time to tackle piles of paper, sort through old clothes and flush out dust bunnies. So how can you get your home in tiptop shape and ensure that your family can spend more time doing fun stuff - and less time doing housecleaning chores?

Babble
09/23/2011
Am I Having Twins? | Babble

Are you feeling as big as a house ... in your first trimester? Wondering if all that movement going on in your belly might be from four little arms and four little legs? Take our quiz and find out if twins might be in your future.

Strings magazine
01/01/2016
Creating a Successful Chamber Ensemble

Learn to form and manage a successful chamber ensemble, from selecting a name to choosing the best repertoire. This Strings Guide series features advice from to

chicagotribune.com
10/31/2016
Autumn Outdoor Entertaining Done Right

Hosting an intimate gathering or an elaborate affair outdoors during the fall months doesn't have to be complicated. With some simple planning and the help of Accredited pros , your guests are sure to have a good time - and you'll be able to relax and enjoy the gathering, too.

Huggies - Mommy Answers
01/01/2016
Pregnancy Pointers Just-for-Dads: Things You Can Do Now

For new dads-to-be, their partner’s pregnancy can be a confusing and even stressful affair. We polled experts and dads alike to find out what helps dads-to-be actively participate in their partner's pregnancy. Our tips will help you relax and be prepared to celebrate the birth of your baby — and your new dad status.