Welcome to my online portfolio. My work is organized by job or publication, some include notes about the story itself.

NextGen MilSpouse

Currently manage their social media channels and write for the website.

For all of my NextGen MilSpouse posts, check out my author page.

SpouseBUZZ

Guest Blogger

5 First Timer Deployment Lessons

Washington STEM

Served as Communications Manager, Digital Content Specialist, and Communications Intern. 

STEM in Action stories – oversaw the production of six stories profiling math and science teachers across Washington. Developed and implemented paid strategy to promote the stories across social media channels for first three stories.

2014 Annual Report – oversaw the writing, editing, and production of the Annual Report, including working with a freelance writer and graphic designer

Washington STEM 2015 Survey – oversaw the press release and development of infographic

Washington STEM Summit 2014 – helped plan annual summit of over 300 national and state leaders; oversaw press relations; ran social media for the day

2013 Annual Report – oversaw the writing, editing, and production of the Annual Report, including working with a freelance writer and graphic designer

Northwest Guardian

At the movies

Stay-at-home dads share lives online

Time capsule gives Girl Scouts glimpse of past

South Sound Farmers Market Guide

191st deploying for first time since World War II

Father-Daughter dance a memorable night for JBLM Families

Airmen owe ‘Pilot for a Day’ plenty of soda

2012 Armed Forces Day: Fun for everyone

Military foster care program recognized

Animal friends show off at ‘Pet Pawrade’

Volunteers honored during annual luncheon for their willingness to help others

Family makes time to volunteer

JBLM schools donate thousands of items to Lakewood Food Bank

Madigan hosts unique proficiency badge competition

Hydrogen-powered bus to begin service on JBLM

Wounded warrior takes leadership in 189 Bde.

Stealing the Show

17th ASOS Airmen receive Bronze Stars

Kids’ Fest 2012 a wild time for JBLM families

JBLM community helps judge local science fair

Operation Baby Shower pregnant with info

Short Trips: Seattle

Brewfest celebrates local homebrewers

Bainbridge Island

McChord fire station to cut response time

Girl Scouts celebrate 100th Anniversary

‘Walk to Afghanistan’ healthy way to honor Soldiers’ service

A day of caring for body, mind

Army spouse takes spin on Wheel of Fortune

Decommissioned destroyer a portal to PNW Naval History

EFMP calms family’s fears about military move

Murder mystery fun for everyone

Cleanup moves to training ranges

Annual breakfast bring JBLM togehter over prayer, potatoes

JBLM stands up warming centers

Also took photos of storm impact on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, featured in paper as part of storm coverage.

Site keeps kids connected with deployed parents

Fort Huachuca Scout

Fort Huachuca schools celebrate Red Ribbon Week, promote healthy Lifestyles and anti-drug Life

Visit Petrified Forest, Painted Desert National Park

Instructor of the Quarter

To engage learning, interactive whiteboards abound at SMS

Food & Wine

Michael S. Smith’s Kitchen Decorating Tips

I interviewed interior designer Michael Smith, who designed the Obama White House, and then wrote and edited the Q&A portion for Food & Wine‘s Blog Mouthing Off.

Thanksgiving: How to Fake It/How to Make It

Helped update and add new restaurants to Food and Wine‘s list of top restaurants to order take-out Thanksgiving dinners. Also found recipes on the site to accompany menus for people to make similar dishes at home.

Glamour.com

43 Cute Weddingworthy Shoes (That You Can Actually Dance In)
I wrote the story based on shoe styles. I also gathered the photos and shopping credits.

53 Swimsuits That’ll Make You Look 10 Pounds Thinner
I wrote the story based on swimsuit styles. I also gathered the photos and shopping credits.

39 Must-Have Summer Shoes (Under $100!)
I wrote the story based on summer shoe styles. I also gathered the photos and shopping credits.

Spring Foods to Eat More Of
I pitched, conducted research, interviewed expert and wrote article.

Glamour.com Pets Articles-April 1, 2010
I wrote and edited articles and blog posts for their April Fools’ Day prank, Glamour for pets. My articles:
The Absolute Best Wedding Vowz
8 Reasons Having a Human Makes You Happier
The Best in Celebrity Pet Beauty
Accessories That Bark for Themselves
7 Ways to Tell if He’s Your LOLmate
Scary Health Alert for Dogs

10 Things He’s Thinking Before He Proposes
I interviewed men on the street and compiled the quotes.

Parents

Jessica Lubin’s Goodyblog Clips
While an editorial intern at Parents, I updated their blog regularly, including posting Cute Kid Thursday posts every week.

Good Housekeeping

Celebrity Blog Hairstyles
I updated this slideshow with more photos which increased page views by 20,000.

The Best Way to Chop an Onion
This was one of 60+ slideshows I built in my last 2 weeks at the internship as part of 100 How-To videos that were being converted to slideshows.

Smart Solutions for Moms TV Special
I helped with the production of this TV Special and updated the website as we got more products and TV stations.