Resume

PUBLICATIONS: 

Vancouver Magazine, Western Living Magazine, CONDO Magazine, Real Estate Weekly, Brit + Co, SFU’s Communication Student Union Featured Stories Series, Raising the Village, SFU Career Services (original stories have also been reposted on Yahoo!, Business Insider, and Insider)

Lifestyle Writer, Brit + Co (October 2015 – present)

  • Written over 550 articles, including regular top performers, in categories such as health, wellness, technology, literature, and lifestyle that reached an engaged community of over 125 million online readers across platforms
  • Interviewed celebrities and industry professionals including Simone Biles, Yara Shahidi, Linda Perry, and Sophie Kinsella to produce respectful, interesting, and click-worthy articles
  • Represented the Brit + Co brand on international and national press trips and crafted multiple articles that pleased both the individual brand (Weight Watchers, MSC Cruises, Fairmont Hotel) and the media outlet
  • Original articles created for Brit + Co have been reposted by Yahoo!, Business Insider, and Insider, among other publications

Editorial Intern, Western Living Magazine (May 2015 – August 2015)

  • Duties included fact-checking articles, story research, photo research, attending editorial meetings, generating story ideas, email correspondence, and administrative assistance
  • Contributed 3 articles to the print publication of Western Living Magazine, 25+ articles online, and 4 articles their sister print publication CONDO Magazine
  • The internship experience lead to a freelance fact checking role for sister publication Vancouver Magazine; also led to a 3-page spread in Vancouver Magazine’s Neighbourhood Guide (2015 Print Edition)

Advertorial Writer, Kids Help Phone (August 2015 – December 2016)

  • Responsible for writing all advertorials for the Kids Help Phone’s Homes for the Holidays event including creating content for European Touch Hardwood, East India Carpets, Frits de Vries Architects, and Marble Arts Canada
  • Duties included generating creative ideas, communicating with clients, collaborating with the design team, and creating a polished finished product for the charitable event’s program
  • Tasked with writing the front page story for Real Estate Weekly’s coverage of the event

Blog Writer, SFU Career and Volunteer Services (January 2015 – August 2015)

  • Produced several high-traffic articles on the topic of career services as an undergraduate student at Simon Fraser University
  • Duties included attending editorial meetings, pitching creative content, and collaborating with staff and editors to create engaging copy

Student Life Contributor, SFU Communication Student Union (November 2014)

  • Contributed to the SFU Communication Student Union’s Student Life series with an article called “Public Service Media: Why Should We Care?”

Content Curator and Opinion Piece Writer, Raising the Village (July 2013 – July 2015)

  • Responsible for researching and selecting appropriate content to be posted on the non-profit’s website and other social media platforms
  • Tasked with creating monthly articles that comment on African development that fits within the company’s mandate