Work Experience

My work experience includes a vast array of writing in various sectors of business involving marketing plans and copy, feature stories, PR writing and social media at a regional and global level.

Specialties: Feature writing, marketing writing, marketing communications, press releases, public relations, web writing, AP Style, social networking

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

ERGOTRON

ErgotronContent Writer
August 2017 – Present
Create a broad range of content focused on workplace health, wellness and productivity across multiple audiences for B2C and B2B brands

CARLSON WAGONLIT TRAVEL

CWTSenior Writer
September 2014 – August 2017
Responsible for writing and editing content for the global proposal database, regularly interacting with internal SMEs, managing content and projects and updating templates and style guides.

Global Communications Manager
September 2012 – August 2014
Operational Marketing role within Global Supplier Product Marketing responsible for developing, editing and distributing supplier-related communications through internal and external print and online communications vehicles

Supplier Services Manager
November 2011 – August 2012 
Responsible for creating and deploying supplier-related communications and marketing programs, incentive creation and fulfillment and other tactical promotions within North America and Latin America

2012 Carlson Wagonlit Travel North America Award of Excellence recipient

Supplier Marketing Administrator
January 2010 – October 2011
Responsible for creating and deploying supplier-related communications and marketing promotions within North America and Latin America

Click here to read my posts on the CWT Savvy Traveler blog.

FREELANCE WRITER

June 2006 – Presentold-typewriter
Freelance work has appeared in or been commissioned by: The Catholic Spirit, Alive Magazine, Verily Magazine, CatholicMatch.com, Knox Jewelers, the Knights of Columbus, Vistas at Greenwood Hills, Vine Park Brewers, True Girl magazine, ThumbPeople Inc., Family Foundations Magazine, Tobias Magazine, “At Home,” the National Catholic Educational Association and various other publications.

  • 2009 Catholic Press Association award winner for “Best Feature Article”
  • 2011 Catholic Press Association award winner for “Best Personality Profile”
  • 2014 Catholic Press Association honorable mention award for “Best Feature Article”


INTERNSHIP EXPERIENCE

EdinaEdina Public Schools

Communications Intern
September 2009 – January 2010 
Feature writing, editing, web site updates, media releases, special projects
“Learning” – Winter 2010

HealthEastHealthEast Care System

Organizational Communications Intern
June 2008 – August 2009
Managed eight employee e-newsletters, updated HealthEast intranet, proofed copy, assisted with projects
“This Week at HealthEast” – August 20, 2009

CSThe Catholic Spirit Newspaper

News Intern
January 2008 – May 2008
Wrote articles about the Twin Cities Catholic community, proofed copy, managed “Out and About” page
“Priests respond after Albertville bus crash, Wisconsin fire” – April 10, 2008

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