Experience

NBC Sports/GOLFNOW Austin, TX – Lead Copywriter
February 2018 – Present

As lead copywriter on the GOLFNOW EZE team, I develop website copy for golf courses, course management companies, restaurants, country clubs, resorts and more, as well as oversee a team of two copywriters by managing workflows through an internal ticketing system.

  • Lay out copy on each page using HTML, CSS, PHP, JSON, JavaScript and Bootstrap, designing a user experience that is simple, sleek, web responsive and ADA accessible for more than 2,000 clients.
  • Write SEO content (e.g., title tags, meta descriptions, captions) to improve search engine visibility for over 360 unique websites.
  • Communicate with stakeholders to manage project escalations by establishing timelines and delivering custom design layouts for clients generating over $10,000 in annual revenue.
  • Design templates and graphics, as well as write copy, for over 26 weekly email marketing campaigns.
  • Produce site copy using client collateral, while simultaneously proofreading and editing existing copy.

GateHouse Media Center for News and Design Austin, TX – Community Content Producer
August 2015 – February 2018

As a community content producer for GateHouse Media, I maintained online and print community news for nine GateHouse Media newspapers.

  • Utilized AP style practices to process over 24,000 pieces of content into press releases, news briefs, letters to the editor and individual features.
  • Compiled eight community calendars and one regional calendar on a weekly basis.
  • Managed the community calendar content for nine distinct websites via GateHouse event submission system, EvieSays.

The Auburn Villager Auburn, AL – Interning Staff Writer
January 2015 – May 2015

As an interning staff writer for The Auburn Villager, I wrote three to four stories per week for an online and print community publication.

  • Scheduled and conducted interviews for news, sports and feature stories.
  • Provided photography for each story.
  • Communicated with editors daily to maintain organization.

The Corner News Auburn, AL – Contributor
August 2014 – December 2014

As a contributor for The Corner News, I wrote weekly reviews on select music performances in the Auburn area for a print and online community publication.

  • Attended music shows to interview artists and provide photography.
  • Communicated with the editor weekly to maintain organization.

Skills

  • Copywriting
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Bootstrap
  • JavaScript
  • PHP
  • JSON
  • WordPress
  • UI Design
  • Graphic Design
  • SEO
  • AP Style
  • Social Media
  • WCAG Compliance
  • Adobe InCopy
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Salesforce

Education

Auburn University Auburn, AL – Bachelor of Arts in Journalism
Class of 2015

  • Advanced coursework in magazine feature writing.

Extracurriculars

Texas Lifestyle Magazine contributed music features2017

mxdwn.com contributed album reviews2014

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