Finding clever ways to say stuff, staring at pretty blogs, getting my home chef on using my massive collection of Pinterest-found recipes, taking planes and trains and going places.
Business lady who advocates for badass ladies in business.
"I have the nerve to walk my own way, however hard, in my search for reality, rather than climb upon the rattling wagon of wishful illusions." - Letter from Zora Neale Hurston to Countee Cullen
I'm pretty much doing that.
Copywriter + Buzz Marketeer
February 2013 — Present
I develop content for use in print and online communications and support marketing and PR initiatives.
Girl Wander, LLC
January 2013 — Present
After a year spent traveling around the country and designing from/sleeping on people's couches, Girl Wander was born. I provide design, marketing, branding and PR services for small business, lifestyle bloggers, etc.
December 2009 — December 2013
Sought & pitched new boutique, restaurant, etc., openings
Drafted up to 225 word features to contribute to the Zeff Digital Media publication’s online platform
Edited and input data into the CMS system
Contributed to the publication’s social media management efforts
luri & wilma
Founder, Publisher, Editor-in-Chief
December 2010 — October 2012
Founded, creatively directed, designed, edited and published the online eco-friendly ladies magazine.
The Gypsy Wagon
December 2009 — March 2011
Planned boutique events
Drafted and distributed press releases for events, product launches, etc.,
Managed social media outlets
Styled, photographed, and edited product shots
Managed e-commerce web site + wrote product copy descriptions
Designed in-store signage & marketing materials
November 2008 — May 2009
Assisted the Dallas editor of DailyCandy, an online lifestyle publication (circulation of 50,000)
Reported fresh story ideas
Wrote Weekend Guides
Attended fashion & trunks shows; networking events for DC
Assisted Editor at DailyCandy sponsored events
University of North Texas
BA, News-Editorial Journalism