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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary
Highly skilled and dedicated detail-oriented editor and writer more than two decades of  professional experience in print and broadcast media, including managing a national lifestyle/entertainment magazine and producing radio and television documentaries.  
  • Television and print journalism
  • Broadcast journalism
  • Leadership
  • Works well under pressure
  • Works well under pressure
  • Strong graphic and visual sense
  • Collaborative
  • Flexible schedule
San Francisco State University San Francisco, CA Expected in 2013 Bachelor of Arts : Business Administration - GPA :
Work History
Baylor College Of Medicine - Contributing Editor
Corpus Christi, , 07/2015 - Current
Curate magazine’s monthly LIVE section, which encompasses travel, home décor, cuisine and beverage pages. Conceptualize and execute story ideas for the entire section. Responsible for assigning, editing and often writing entire section, as well as pinpointing trends and identifying movers and shakers in the lifestyle field. Created monthly travel page 48 Hrs In… 
Upscale Magazine - Senior Editor
City, STATE, 07/2004 - 09/2014

Responsible for overseeing all editorial operations and producing Upscale, a monthly lifestyle and entertainment magazine and its corresponding digital platform. Managed a full editorial team consisting of in-house and at-large editors, writers and graphic designers. Updated and created job portfolios for all existing and new positions. Hired new staff in order to build a strong editorial team. Approved all content, including cover subjects and art direction. Provided and led all strategic planning for brand placement and development, including social media engagement, creating custom events, various brand collaborations and niche placements. Increased brand awareness and exposure and led magazine to increased newsstand and subscriber sales. 

Associate Editor (8/11-10/14) Performed a range of managerial duties ranging from consulting on staff management and book content to editing and general quality control. In addition, continued to perform duties of previous positions of lifestyle and feature editor, assigning, editing and overseeing all feature stories in the book and editing, assigning and writing travel, home décor, auto reviews, entertainment and more. Mentored interns and developed and supported a challenging program to best improve their journalism skills.

National Geographic Magazine - Assistant to the Director of Product Planning and Development
City, STATE, 07/1994 - 11/1997

Liaison between Director and international retail vendors submitting products for National Geographic’s annual gift catalog.  Handled all communication with vendors including initial contact, all follow-up correspondence and purchase of chosen products.  Maintained an updated vendor database.

Assisted with coordinating and booking passengers on National Geographic's arctic cruises


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