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Laura Seldon

Laura Seldon

Contributor

The Huffington Post

Greater Los Angeles Area

Trained as a reporter in television news, my current role as the Editorial Director for Spark Networks allows me to oversee content strategy, manage a team of almost two dozen contributors and social media specialists, as well as write original and curated content. I'm also a freelance writer who has been published on sites...

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Spark Networks

Editorial Director

• Spearheading the launch of an all-new online magazine, JLife, a lifestyle destination for young singles — includes growing contributor network, assigning and editing stories, and producing daily content
• Managing a team of nearly two dozen writers, contributors and social media coordinators to create original content for Spark Networks, including JDate’s online magazine, Faith.com and Believe.com
• Overseeing content strategy for 30+ websites (including JDate.com and ChristianMingle.com) with a combined total of more than 11 million members
• Work closely with marketing, sales, product, and mobile teams to ensure a high-quality user experience optimized for monetization
• Tracking engagement metrics to evaluate content performance, adjusting strategy and editorial decisions based on analytics
• Increased traffic for JDate's online magazine from 3k UV/month to 100k UV/month by increasing contributors, improving content quality and instigating traffic swapping partnerships
• Write national commercial spots and billboards, as well as copy for websites, emails and more

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The Huffington Post

Contributor

Specializing in topics from relationships to healthy living.

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Lifestyle Editor/Journalist

Freelance

Experience in writing on topics from health and wellness to entertainment and pop culture for sites like xoJane, GalTime, Rock the Vote, and more...

Recent Work:
* Red Carpet Reporter for the NBCUniversal Short Film Festival (2013-2015)
* Contributor for KnowMore.TV

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