Resume

Working Mother Media New York, NY

Editor-in-Chief (Dec. 2016 – present)

  • Oversee Working Mother magazine and WorkingMother.com.


Bauer Xcel Media New York, NY

Executive Editor (Aug. 2015  Dec. 2016)

  • Relaunch FirstforWomen.com and WomansWorld.com, companion sites to the nation’s best-selling women’s magazines at retail
  • Hire and manage four editors to produce content for FFW, WW, Recipes-Plus.com, and SimpleGrace.com.
  • Develop and oversee execution of social strategy for Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram and grow sites from a few thousand monthly unique visitors to several million through data-based editorial decisions.
  • Work closely with marketing and business intelligence teams to optimize Facebook campaigns and newsletters.

WomansDay.com New York, NY

Senior Editor (Dec. 2011 – Jul. 2015)

  • Manage day-to-day operations of companion site to Woman's Day magazine.

  • Plan editorial calendar and assign and edit stories on relationships, parenting, money-saving, nutrition, and more.

  • Develop social media strategy to grow audience and present this to advertising team, including executives.

WhatToExpect.com New York, NY

Senior Associate Editor (Feb. 2010 – Dec. 2011)

  • Assigned  and edited stories on pregnancy and parenting topics.

  • Edited home page, newsletter, sweepstakes, and social media promos

  • Oversee daily news blog.
  • Recruit established mommy bloggers to write blog posts.
  • Pitch and create landing pages with new and repurposed content to meet advertisers’ needs.

  • Conduct celebrity interviews with famous moms likes Heidi Klum, Elizabeth Banks, and Laila Ali. 

  • Create content for Facebook and Twitter.


Glamour.com New York, NY

Wedding Blogger (Jun. 2010 – Dec. 2011)

  • Wrote one post every weekday for “Save the Date,” Glamour.com’s wedding blog.

  • Each new post got between 1,500 and 4,000 page views on its first day on the site; many were picked up by MSN.com and Shine.Yahoo.com.


The Knot New York, NY

Weddings Editor (Nov. 2008 ­– Dec. 2009)

  • Conceived lineup and assigned and edited content for 17 twice-yearly issues of The Knot Regional Magazines.

  • Assigned and edited etiquette, food, and travel features that appear in The Knot National Magazine.

  • Top-edited stories for niche site spinoffs of TheKnot.com, directing editors on content strategy and tone.

  • Managed daily blog for TheKnot.com, including overseeing guest bloggers, promoting posts on the homepage, and designing layouts with Photoshop to be used with posts.

  • Wrote chapters for wedding style book published by Clarkson Potter/Random House in 2011.

  • Edited syndicated advice column for Scripps Howard newspapers; wrote articles that appear on MSN.com.

  • Managed partnership with cable network TLC and selected content to share with them.


Babytalk New York, NY

Senior Editor (May 2008 ­– Nov. 2008)

  • Assigned and edited essays.

  • Wrote “Easy Money” monthly finance column; topics included life insurance, taxes, and holiday shopping.

  • Wrote fashion and toy features and “Stuff We Love,” a monthly baby gear, toy, and fashion section.


Parenting New York, NY

Associate Editor (Feb. 2007 ­– May 2008)

  • Assigned and edited child development, learning, and mom-focused features.

  • Wrote home, toy, baby gear, and survey-based features.

  • Assigned and edited “Ages + Stages,” a 10-page child development BOB section.

  • Produced “Smart Solutions,” a two-page organizing, cleaning, and money-saving FOB section.


Brides Local Magazines and Brides.com New York, NY

Assistant Editor (Feb. 2006 ­– Feb. 2007)

  • Produced 15­–20 pages per issue for five regional, twice-yearly Condé Nast wedding magazines.

  • Wrote features that appeared in all 16 editions and on companion Web site, Brides.com.


Ladies’ Home Journal New York, NY

Editorial Assistant (Aug. 2004 ­– Aug. 2005)

  • Edited holiday gift guide and “How America Lives” back page.

  • Wrote for “Family Matters,” “Inner Life,” and “Health Journal” sections and sidebars to features.


FREELANCE HIGHLIGHTS

Relationship, wedding, travel, money, career, and human interest stories for Glamour, Redbook, Seventeen, Family Circle, All You, WomansDay.com, BusinessWeek.com, Time Out New York, Manhattan, amNewYork, Teen People, Jane, PashWeddings.com, WeGoBridal.com, Ed2010.com


EDUCATION

Brandeis University Waltham, MA

Bachelor of Arts in American Studies, certificate in Journalism, magna cum laude, May 2004