Professional ​

Seeking to utilize over twelve years experience in editorial management and digital content creation to attract and engage consumers in a rapidly changing entertainment-based media industry.


Marketing, management, editorial, ad sales, and strategic client relations

Social media, branding and strategy. brand management.

dr Pilates, Studio Management | 2012 – Present
  • Oversee marketing campaigns, social media, studio promotions and outside partnerships to increase capacity and boost brand-specific sales

  • Coordinate special events, workshops, and manage/schedule studio availability


The RichyRich and Westopher Show, Producer | 2016 – Present
  • Produce, co-host and edit weekly audio podcast (over 450,000 downloads, 30,000+ monthly)

  • Secure and manage paid advertisers and product sponsors

  • Book guests to increase brand reach and awareness


Celebuzz, Deputy Editor | 2011 – 2012
  • Oversaw 40% growth in unique visitors, and over 100,000 new social media followers

  • Coordinated photo and video licensing for thousands of digital elements per month

  • Produced, wrote and hosted ad-supported video series

  • Managed, assigned, and reviewed celebrity interviews, news and features


Entertainment Tonight, Senior Content Editor | 2006 – 2011

  • Supervised 15% growth in unique visitors within one year, and an increase of over 50,000 daily active online users

  • Produced and scripted daily mobile news series featuring ET hosts

  • Oversaw partnership and marketing development deals

  • Wrote over 3,000 feature stories, breaking news, and celebrity interviews


The Insider; Senior Content Editor | 2006 – 2011

  • Managed digital ad sale content for clients including Kohls and Tresemme

  • Integrated online brands with daily television show segments

  • Photo editing and licensing


Young Hollywood, Columnist | 2007 – 2011

  • Self-produced over 600 articles about Hollywood lifestyle trends


Microsoft Excel, HTML, Content management tools, audio editing and various publishing systems

Santa Monica College. Broadcasting and communication
Wright State University. Bachelor of Fine Arts Acting Program
University of Findlay. Early enrollment, dual credit for high school

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