Copywriting and Content Strategy:

NIKE, Inc. (Beaverton, Oregon) / 2007–2009, 2010–2015
·      Wrote and edited a broad range of marketing copy for globally.
·      Developed digital content concepts and collaborated with internal and external teams to execute.
·      Developed a global copy style guide and design strategy guide in collaboration with creative director.
·      Partnered with legal and brand teams to devise standardized product/innovation language.
·      Led a successful SEO/copy enhancement project for all of
·      Crafted copy for in-store signage and hangtags.

Thread Creative (Portland, Oregon) / 2010
·      Wrote Adidas footwear and apparel product descriptions for
·      Acted as a strategic consultant for a product development project.

Roundhouse Media (Portland, Oregon) / 2007–2008
·      Wrote copy (Web, signage, collateral) for design-firm clients, including Adidas and Skullcandy.

Ziba Design (Portland, Oregon) / 2006–2007
·      Wrote and edited copy for internal marketing/PR efforts and client branding projects (manifestos, style guides, Web content and collateral).

Curiosity Group (Portland, Oregon) / 2003–2004
·      Crafted digital content (articles, product copy, email newsletters) for HP and other agency clients.
·      Composed and recorded original music for client presentations and digital marketing content.


Organic Spa Magazine / 2011–present
·      Write articles on nutrition, health, travel and spas as a freelance writer and former contributing editor.

TravelAge West Magazine / 2007–2011
·      Contributed stories on domestic and international travel destinations for an audience of travel agents.

Spa Magazine / 2003­–2009
·      Wrote articles on health, fitness, travel and spas worldwide.

Willamette Week / 1998–2004
·      Covered Portland arts, culture, music and fashion for this alt-weekly paper in Portland, Oregon.


-       University of Minnesota–Twin Cities, USA / B.S. in Nutrition, 1995
-       Additional studies: Marketing and Journalism