I am interested in all aspects of content and design for print and web. I am seeking opportunities in graphic/web design, communications, public relations, arts & education marketing, and writing, including:
▪ newsletters
▪ blogs
▪ press releases
▪ trade publications
▪ promotional materials
▪ copywriting
▪ grant writing
▪ creative writing

I am currently pursuing the Certificate in Strategic Communications & Public Relations at the University of Washington.

Here are samples of my writing:

PR Writing

Samples of public relations writing created for Scott Janzen’s Writing for Public Relations class at SVC:
Blog Post for PR Daily
News Release for Massage Envy
Email Pitch for REI’s #OptOutside
Crisis News Release for Holland America
Op-Ed Piece for The Seattle Times
Blog post for Starbucks’ 1912pike.com
Article for Boeing Frontiers magazine

Cascade Courier

Articles for the Cascade Bicycle Club’s newspaper, Cascade Courier, published monthly and distributed to over 16,000 members:
G&O Family Cyclery (also on Cascade.org Blog)
Early Member Spotlight

All About Jazz Seattle

Articles for All About Jazz Seattle, a promotional newspaper for Origin Records, a nationally recognized, award-winning jazz record label based in Seattle:
Dean Schmidt CD Review (pdf)
Maria Schneider Concert Review (pdf)
Thomas Marriott Interview (pdf)
SWOJO in Peru (pdf)

Seattle Jazz Scene

Concert reviews for the Seattle Jazz Scene website:
▪ Chick Corea at Jazz Alley: preview and review
▪ Mike Stern at Jazz Alley: preview and review
▪ Jim Snidero at Tula’s: review

Analog Honking Device

Writing for my blog, Analog Honking Device:
Honkin’ & Coffeeneurin’
Honkin’ on a Hard Rock (Biking Pt. 1)
Honkin’ on 100 Miles (Biking Pt. 2)
Honkin’ Like a Butterfly
Honkin’ in Peru
▪ Ruminating on Women in Jazz
Honkin’ on the Flute

Creative Writing

Memoir pieces for a workshop with writing coach Debby Handrich:
The Session
April in Paris