Professional Profile

Freelance Writer, Online Content Creator

I create high-quality written content for a variety of industries including education, travel, pet care, personal health and wellness, and nonprofits. Blogging certification: Jon Morrow’s Guest Blogging Certification Course. Courses: Nick Usborne’s “Web Copywriting 2.0.” Member: American Writers and Artists Inc. (AWAI) Professional Writer’s Alliance.

Relevant Skills

  • Articles, book reviews, features, columns
  • Teaching
  • Ghostwriting
  • Blogging
  • Interviewing
  • Case studies
  • Press releases
  • Newsletters
  • Publishing in WordPress
  • Landing/opt-in pages
  • Online copywriting
  • Editing resumes,  cover letters, college application essays, general academic papers
  • Social media: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn

Education:

  • State of Florida Teaching License – July 2014                                          Secondary English: Grades 6-12, ESOL: K-12, Drama: 6-12)
  • Certificate of English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA) – January 2008
  • Masters of Science (English) and Library Science – May 2006                        Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, Connecticut
  • Bachelor’s of Arts in Education (Graduated Magna cum Laude) – May 2000  Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona

Experience

  • 10+ years teaching experience – 6 of which were spent abroad in Seoul, South Korea
  • American Cancer Society – Marketing and Communications Internship (helped with press releases and writing the Hope Newsletter (custom content publication for all ACS offices)
  • Selected editorial columnist for The State Press
  • Daily reporter and features writer for The Journal Inquirer

Credentials

  • Blogging certification: Jon Morrow’s Guest Blogging Certification Course
  • Courses:
    • Nick Usborne’s “Web Copywriting 2.0″  through American Writers and Artists Inc. (AWAI)
    • Serious Bloggers Only through Jon Morrow

Professional Affiliations

  • American Writers and Artists Inc. (AWAI) – Professional Writer’s Alliance
  • National Association of Independent Writers and Editors