Experience.

Education

1999-2004                                          William Paterson University                                    Wayne, New Jersey

Bachelor of Arts: Communication

Experience

Freelance social media manager, Bella Sposa Bridal June 2015- Present

  • Update social media pages daily.

Freelance contributing writer, YOURTANGO   April 2015- Present 

  • Develop blogs on relationship topics.

Account Executive, CPR STRATEGIC MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS         2010- Present

  • Lead client accounts, host weekly calls, and manage junior team members
  • Develop pitches, media advisories, PR plans, new business proposals, media lists, and graphic design presentations
  • Edit White Papers, bylines and press releases
  • Signed Riverside Pediatric Group, North Jersey’s largest pediatric group, for a six-month project
  • Organized Hurricane Sandy relief benefit that raised over $20,000 in donations
  • Planned event honoring Buzz Aldrin at West Point
  • Facilitated cover stories for Pharmaceutical Representative and Solar Power World magazines
  • Executed re-design of Company website

Author/Founder,  TRASH THE DRESS: STORIES OF CELEBRATING DIVORCE IN YOUR 20s   2011- Present

  • Published book (November 2014) featuring interviews with over 70 women worldwide
  • Established online support group and blog
  • Media coverage includes The Style Network, International Business Times, The Globe and Mail (Canada), Maclean’s (Canada), Sunday Life (Australia), and Dr. Oz’s YouBeauty.com

Freelance contributing writer, HUFFINGTON POST      2011-Present

  • Wrote one of the “Top 12 Blog Posts that Sparked Debate in 2011” for Huffington Post Divorce

Freelance public relations, HELLO JOELLE PR  2013

  • Secured local features for Treasured K9s, Inc. Korean jindo rescue and booked segment for America’s Next Top Model contestant on KTLA Morning News TV show

Contributing freelance writer, THE NEST               2013   

  • Developed blogs on personal home renovation and wedding planning

Casting Associate, SHED MEDIA US /IT’S ME OR THE DOG    2010                                                                                                                        

  • Booked casting calls and interviewed candidates for Season 3 of Animal Planet TV show

Contributing freelance writer, VENUS ZINE              2008-2009                                                                                                                             

  • Produced lead article, “The New A&R: TiVo Killed the Radio Star”

Press/sponsorship coordinator, MUSIC RESOURCE GROUP   2007-  2010                                                                                                   

  • Obtained publicity, corporate sponsorship and celebrity judges for The Independent Music Awards

FounderAUDIO CRUSH PR  2002-2010

  • Arranged placement on AOL RadioThe New York TimesAlternative Press, and MTV (Jersey Shore)

Founder, PLANET VERGE      2001-2011

  • Established quarterly lifestyle publication that transitioned into a blog and Internet TV show

Entertainment editor/ Environmental editorTHE BEACON WEEKLY         1999-2004

  • Managed four-page music pull-out and launched environmental section of campus newspaper

News team reporter / Photographer, TEEN PEOPLE MAGAZINE        1998-1999

  • Chosen as 1 of 35 high school reporters out of thousands of applicants

Abilities

CisionPoint | Photoshop | WordPress | Final Cut Pro | PowerPoint | iMovie | Basic HTML | Keynote | Mac and PC

References available upon request