EXPERIENCE
EDUCATION

Meredith Corporation Digital Group

Branded E-Commerce Writer  |  May 2019 - Current  |  Des Moines, IA

▶Create branded content on behalf of partners such as Walmart, The Home Depot

▶Assist in the direction and execution of campaign strategy from start to finish

▶Meet revenue and audience reach goals with record-breaking results

▶Pitch, write, edit, layout, publish, and create media for my own content while maintaining a close relationship with the client

▶Guided the creation and growth of Meredith’s branded content team from the ground up

Meredith Corporation E-Commerce Shop

Editorial Intern  |  2018 - 2019  |  Des Moines, IA

▶Pitched SEO-friendly e-commerce content and sponsored content on a weekly basis

▶Wrote daily content across Meredith brands, including People, Real Simple, Shape

▶Assisted with the launches of the People Shop and Martha Stewart Living Shop

▶Created affiliate links across Meredith brands

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism

and Mass Communication

Drake University

2015-2019

▶Magazine Media major

Bachelor of Arts in

Political Science

Drake University

2015-2019

Ad Age

ASME Intern  |  Summer 2018  |  New York, NY

▶Wrote daily breaking news and entertainment stories for adage.com

▶Shot and edited video

▶Interviewed C-Level executives

▶Attended and reported on industry events

▶Assisted with social media content creation

American Patchwork & Quilting Crafts Group

Editorial Apprentice  |  2017 - 2018  |  Des Moines, IA

▶Worked with American Patchwork & Quilting, Quilts and More, and Quilt Sampler magazines

▶Assisted with digital content creation, social media, and writing copy for the magazines

▶Communicated and maintained relationships with quilting industry professionals

Drake Magazine

Editor in Chief  |  Drake University  |  2017 - 2018  |  Des Moines, IA

▶Led the staff to win an Associated Collegiate Press Pacemaker Award

▶Hired, managed and led peer editors

▶Guided and mentored writers through multiple rounds of edits

▶Oversaw the art staff and drakemagazine.com

▶Coordinated fashion, food and feature photoshoots

▶Planned and led magazine events

▶Created and oversaw a budget

▶Formerly: Assistant Editor and Managing Editor

Talk Media News

Intern  |  Summer 2017  |  Washington, D.C.

▶Reported on Capitol Hill, the military, and foreign affairs

▶Interviewed Senators and Congressmen and attended committee hearings

▶Wrote news stories for broadcast over 400+ radio stations

Midwest Living

Editorial Assistant  |  2016 - 2017  |  Des Moines, IA

▶Fact checked stories for print, online, and the annual Best of the Midwest issue

▶Assisted with social media and newsletter creation

▶Wrote content for midwestliving.com

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