I am a professional writer and have written or ghost-written books, articles, editorials, speeches, book reviews, and memoirs. I have penned countless blog and social media posts, designed newsletters and annual reports for many years, and many, many press releases. I have years of experience creating compelling content across all platforms.
Responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive communications plan for each fiscal year to advance resource development, brand, and community engagement goals while serving as the lead public relations and communications resource for all social service programs throughout the state.
Oct 2006 - May 2017 (10 years, 7 months)
Communications and campaign management services offering digital advertising and traditional media strategies;
• Fundraising, volunteer recruitment, advertising;
• Digital content creation and management for website and social media;
• Manage all media relations including press releases and handling all media inquiries;
• Coordinate logistical operations such as volunteer direction and absentee ballot chasing;
• Public polling, policy research and analysis.
Alaska State Legislature
Dec 2013 - Jun 2015 (1 year, 6 months)
House Judiciary Committee Aide responsible for coordinating all logistical support for committee hearings including liaising with relevant Department heads, ensuring witness testimony, briefing individual committee members and their staff, and safeguarding sensitive material;
• Speech writing, drafting legislation including resolutions and citations;
• Prepared white papers and historical summaries for all relevant legislation, policy debates, and confirmation hearings.
Master of Arts (M.A.)
Alaska Pacific University, United States 2010 - 2012
Wills Week: Free help to protect your property and loved ones,
Alaska Dispatch News
Guest commentary on the importance of estate planning.
The Truth about the American Century
An analysis of the American economic boom of mid-twentieth century.
Alaska’s second-hand economy funds itself and heals society,
Alaska Journal of Commerce
Guest commentary on the economic impacts of thrift stores.