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Resume

Denver-based writer and editor with experience as managing editor of a national magazine, planning and creating online and print content. Experience includes copywriting, blogging and social media, creating guidebooks, compiling resources/calendars for various publications. Editing experience includes proofreading issues, working with designers, writers, advertisers, and staff for accuracy and voice. Work has appeared in national, international, and regional publications.


EMPLOYMENT

Freelance Writer, Blogger, and Cooking Instructor: 2007-present

  • Editor at DiningOut magazine
  • Senior Writer at Reign magazine
  • Contributor to Denver Hotel magazine
  • Regularly pitch, write, and photograph travel/culture/culinary pieces
  • Edible Cape Cod and The Coastal Table magazines
  • American Bungalow magazine, various features
  • Nourish magazine: “Ariana Kabob” Issue Three, Spring 2015
  • The Denver Post: series of articles & recipes on Picky Eaters, Chicken, Pumpkin, Fall 2014
  • 5280 magazine: “Liberty For All” July, 2013 and “Revival” August, 2013 (plus several other pieces while employed there)
  • “Yum!” Guide: A guidebook to Aurora’s ethnic restaurants. Featured on NPR, 2011
  • DiningOut magazine: “Awake To Argentina” feature, Spring 2011
  • Draft magazine “Moving Mountains” December, 2009
  • Starz Denver Film Festival Catalog: Catalog notes for festival films, yearly since 2010
  • Cooking Classes: Whole Foods, Seasoned Chef, Museo de las Americas, CFU, and Dabble.com
  • Creator of award-winning blog of Argentina’s cuisine and culture, From Argentina WithLove

 American Bungalow magazine: Managing Editor, January 2015-June 2015

  • Maintain both web and print publishing schedules
  • Assign content to freelancers and staff
  • Assign photographers
  • Develop, write, and edit content
  • Assist copy editor to make editorial decisions
  • Develop theme/tone and content of each issue
  • Develop story ideas and concepts, coordinate implementation
  • Keeps staff on deadline/create work schedules/assign projects
  • Develop social media and marketing campaigns in conjunction with web and print content
  • Marketing and media events (attend and sometimes plan)
  • Work with designer on layout, story board, and ad placement
  • Weekly editorial meetings: assess challenges, problem solve and brainstorm

 5280 magazine: Editorial Intern, Dining Department Spring 2014

  • Update content and editorial print and online versions of Dining Guide & Culinary Calendar
  • Compile Review Folders for restaurant critic
  • Research and write print and online How-To and Ask-A-Chef columns
  • Research and write Around Town and Eat Cheap features
  • Fact-check articles

 EDUCATION

  • International Sommelier Guild (Denver, CO) Diploma Program, Levels I and II, 2009
  • University of Guadalajara (Guadalajara, Mexico) Intensive Spanish, 2003
  • Metropolitan State University (Denver, CO) BA in Art History, 2002
  • Immersion, American College of London (London, England) Study Abroad Program, 1996

FURTHER QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Fluent written and spoken Spanish
  • Colorado Academy Parent Association, volunteer for various events

*References available upon request