More than seven years as Casual Dining columnist, writing reviews of budget-friendly restaurants in the Piedmont Triad area


Nearly three years as Communication and Social Media Manager at Salem Academy and College, the nation’s oldest continually operating private school for girls and women’s college; managed yearly alumnae magazine (assigning, editing and writing stories; managing and proofing layouts); managed all social media channels for both schools; wrote and edited content for both schools’ websites; wrote and edited press releases and promotional materials


Nearly four years as an editor at Greensboro custom publishing company, Pace Communications (working on 2.5-million circulation AAA Living magazine); launched and managed Pace’s corporate Twitter account.

Nearly four years as a features reporter and calendar editor at The News & Observer in Raleigh; wrote weekly nightlife column, monthly relationships column, regular features and sports stories; edited and maintained features calendars.

Worked as stringer for both Glamour and Seventeen magazines; produced story ideas; researched stories; provided story sources.

Worked as special projects manager for Raleigh’s Metro Magazine; researched and wrote special sections; handled ad traffic.

Worked as an editorial assistant at Carolina Parent magazine in Durham, NC; researched, wrote and edited stories; wrote headlines and cover lines; edited annual guides; helped plan and execute sponsored events.