Associate Health Editor
Assign and edit front-of-book stories on health and happiness, oversee Self Expression (personal essay column). Past: Edited opening section, Love Your Month; edited sex stories.
Nov. 2009-Jan. 2011
Functioned as books editor, overseeing books-related content, interviewing authors, reviewing books online, and maintaining relationships with book publicists. Edited Letters page and Contributors page. Contributed articles to Bulletin, Careerist, Love/Sex, and Radar. Assigned and edited short items and features. Hired and managed features interns.
June 2008-November 2009
Contributed extensively to Eat This, Not That! books, blogs, online and magazine articles, and TV segments. Wrote sidebars, FOB pieces, and contribs page. Edited letters page. Maintained Twitter and Facebook pages for Eat This, Not That! Appeared on TV and radio to promote the brand.
My work has also appeared in Prevention, Venus Zine, Time Magazine for Kids, Today’s Chicago Woman, and the Dispatch-Tribune newspaper group in Kansas City, MO. I serve as a judge for the annual Association of Alternative Newsweekly awards and volunteer as a writing tutor for Minds Matter.
BSJ in Magazine Editing
MSJ in Magazine Publishing
Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University