Employment Experience

    Independent Writer and Editor. Marin County, California.
    (January 2000 to Present)
    Clients include a wide range of web sites, book and magazine publishers, and organizations.

    Project Manager. KBN Content Development. Berkeley, California.
    (January 2000 to Present)
    Web content strategy consulting; development of client content plans; writing and editing of original content; editorial scheduling; hiring and management of freelancers; research.

    Guest Editor. Child Magazine. New York, New York.
    (October 2000)
    On-site editorial strategizing; generation of story ideas; research and interviewing; writing and editing of print content for Child's May 2001 Parent-to-Parent issue.

    Marketing Manager. HarperCollins Publishers, Inc. San Francisco, California.
    (July 1999 to January 2000)
    New and/or additional duties: writing, copyediting, and trafficking of flap and panel; development and implementation of title-specific marketing campaigns.

    Marketing Associate. HarperCollins Publishers, Inc. San Francisco, California.
    (December 1997 to July 1999)
    New and/or additional duties: writing, copyediting, and trafficking of seasonal catalogs; hiring and management of freelancers; direct management of interns and temporary employees; production of all marketing and sales materials; maintenance of department budget database; regional and national conference and book fair coordination.

    Marketing Coordinator. HarperCollins Publishers, Inc. San Francisco, California.
    (July 1996 to December 1997)
    Writing, design, and production of title-specific promotional materials, including brochures, flyers, postcards, invitations, and order forms; execution of direct-mail campaigns; preparation of marketing plans and in-house pre-publication materials; book award submission and follow-up; administrative duties.

    Associate Editor. Daniel & Daniel, Publishers, Inc. Santa Barbara, California.
    (December 1994 to April 1996)
    Manuscript review; copyediting and proofreading; customer service/book sales; marketing and publicity support; title registration with ABI, CIP, and copyright offices; office management.


    B.A. with High Honors, Sociology. University of California, Santa Barbara. June 1994.
    Member: Alpha Kappa Delta, Tau Chapter. International Society in Sociology.
    Editcetera. Courses in copyediting and freelance business management. Summer 1996.

Computer Skills

  • Proficient with PC and Macintosh.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel, Quark Express, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, Aldus Pagemaker, Q&A, Filemaker, and more.
  • Web design: developing knowledge of html.


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