Screenshot 2018-11-10 at 2.40.15 PMI’ve written about everything from trends in real estate to sports cars to private schooling options to the state of nursing and much more.

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As a former University of Oregon track athlete, my involvement with USATF is (literally) right up my lane. I edit constituent communications, athlete training manuals, coaching guides and other materials.

Screenshot 2018-11-10 at 2.42.43 PMI wrote the Indianapolis City Guide and did the accompanying photo story for the news organization’s real estate guide.

Screenshot 2018-11-10 at 2.30.12 PMBefore MapQuest Travel, also called Parachute, folded I wrote a number of short trendy pieces for the group by trendy, think “Where to play Pokemon Go in your city” … “What to do when you  just stuck at the airport” … “Best all-around outdoor concert venues in your city” … “Where to stop along HWY 65 during your summer road trip.”

100_ml_rm_c_l (1)When McDonald’s switched from a New Zealand-sourced fish to Alaskan pollack to make their Filet-o-Fish, they created a card game to educate kids on the importance of sustainable seafood and I got to write an article about it!

Screenshot 2018-11-10 at 2.29.26 PMSeafood Nutrition Partnership is working tirelessly to help teach people how to get more seafood into their diets and during National Seafood Month I worked with a chef in Ireland who started offering free meals for all kids under 12 caveat, they had to eat seafood.

Screenshot 2018-11-10 at 2.43.30 PMAs the former managing editor for this local and regional food magazine, I did a lot of behind the scenes work as well as write articles on a number of topics including one I coauthored that was a finalist for the Best Social Issues article in 2017.

Screenshot 2018-11-10 at 2.38.17 PMFor this city magazine, I’ve done a number of pieces including where to do slack line yoga and how the Sandy Hook tragedy brought one Indianapolis mother to purchase a handgun.

Screenshot 2018-11-10 at 2.28.37 PMThis magazine is no longer published, but during my tenure as their style correspondent, I covered many citywide events including new eateries, fundraisers and shopping destinations.

Screenshot 2018-11-11 at 4.28.10 PMl’ve written a number of articles in conjunction with the American Heart Association’s Wear Red campaign and more. And in conjunction with my work for the Seafood Nutrition Partnership, was brought into the yearly convention to speak about the benefits of eating seafood.

Screenshot 2018-11-10 at 2.25.54 PMAs a (former) member of the blogging team, when the Indiana State Museum received new exhibits,  I would attend a preview session then write about it for local newspapers.

2015_UHC_Logo_RGBAs a writer and editor for the giant healthcare company I, along with others, worked to make consumer-facing communications understandable for all—for instance, instead of saying “the physician said she suffered multiple contusions to her abdomen,” say “the doctor said she had bruises on her stomach.” Yes, it really is that simple.