Washington Jewish Week
General Assignment Reporter, 2014 - present
Freelance Writer, 2013 - present
Write about clean energy and alternative transportation for sustainable design site.
Freelance Writer, 2014 - 2014
Write monthly testimonials of union members and retirees who took advantage of Union Plus benefits and services. Union Plus is the benefits services branch of the AFL-CIO. I interview union members around the country, arrange photography shoots and write testimonials for UP's newsletters and websites.
Going Green Today
Content Manager/Blogger, 2014 - 2014
Write feature articles, update blog site and post content to social media for 90 day personalized eco-action program to save money and reduce your carbon footprint.
Freelance Writer at Yahoo! Sports, 2013 - 2014
Write about Washington Capitals and NHL at Yahoo! Sports.
Sports Writer, 2013 - 2013
Write about hockey, soccer and other sports for popular website.
The National Memo
Political Reporter, 2012 - 2013
- Wrote daily articles, reviews and slideshows for online political news site.
- Implemented SEO strategies to increase traffic via keywords and links.
- Created and updated Google+ and Pinterest pages and updated other social media channels.
The Society for Neuroscience
Communications Coordinator, 2012 - 2012
- Created, edited and sent email blasts to members.
- Coordinated social media messaging across all platforms.
- Increased engagement and subscribers on Facebook and Twitter accounts.
Sea Technology Magazine
Associate Editor, 2012 - 2012
- Proofread content for monthly marine business science and engineering publication.
- Wrote news department profiles and e-newsletter stories.
Project Manager/Senior Writer/Editor, 2010 - 2011
- Edited and wrote for bi-monthly Green American Magazine.
- Wrote feature stories on socially responsible investing and the advantages of comprehensive home energy audits.
Online Production Editor/Features Writer, 2005 - 2011
- Researched and wrote stories for annual Eye on the Oscars special reports about Academy Award contenders.
- Promoted to online news editor and consistently beat the competition by sending out breaking news alerts first.
- Reported on trends in state film tax incentives.
- Wrote video game, book and DVD reviews.
- Covered Variety film screening Q&A sessions and movie premieres.
- Wrote weekly online film trailer metrics story.
- Contributed to Variety’s politics blog.
AmeriCorps Promise Fellow/Literacy Coordinator, 2003 - 2004
Served two terms as AmeriCorps Promise Fellow at largest children’s literacy organization in LA. Matched reading partners with LAUSD children in 20 elementary schools and advocated for more federal funding as an AmeriCorps Policy Liaison.
Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of L.A.
Marketing and Recruitment Coordinator, 2004 - 2005
Increased volunteer participation through speaking engagements and direct marketing campaigns.
American Psychological Association
Content Specialist, 2012 - 2012
- Managed online departments and edited Web content.
- Created PDF and HTML web pages in Tridion content management system
- Increased unique visitors to APA.org via SEO keywords.
Digital Media Assistant, 2012 - 2012
- Proofed e-catalogues on iPad application.
- Processed invoices by parking them in SAP inventory management system, submitting purchase order forms, and updating offline budget spreadsheet.
- Updated content on Sothebys.com Preferred Member section through CQ5 content management system.
- Calendar management
Kibbutz Program Center
Volunteer, 2011 - 2011
Worked on Kibbutz Lahav in southern Israel.
- Kitchen duty: scrubbed, cleaned and placed dishes and pots and pans and cleaned dishwashing, kitchen and cafeteria areas every day.
Beachcomber Community Newspaper
News Reporter, 2003 - 2007
- Wrote movie reviews, local sports roundup, small business Q&As;, event recaps.
- Handled general assignment photojournalism.
- Wrote Beachcombing L.A. column profiling different neighborhoods in the Southland.
- Promoted from unpaid intern to paid news reporter.
- Given own column after two years as news reporter.
Santa Monica Observer
Lead editor of special issue on Malibu Film Festival
Put together special issue on Malibu Film Festival.
Get Real Hockey
Founded Hockey Stop blog and contribute to Get Real Hockey and Inside Hockey blogs.
Founded climate change blog about the transition to renewable energy and the sustainable economy.
The Hockey Writers
Freelance Writer, 2013
Freelance Writer, 2013
Write about high-speed rail and alternative transportation at TheCityFix Blog.