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May 2021 ~ Present4 mosI cover the intersection of politics, policy and the movements to decriminalize and legalize psychedelic drugs.
September 2020 ~ September 20201 moReported on breaking and current local, national and global political news for progressive, independent media outlet focused on aggregating and expanding on existing reporting as well as some enterprise work. Scheduled sharing of my own reporting on Common Dreams' Facebook and Twitter accounts, which have 372K and 76.6K followers respectively. Loaded and published content via Drupal.
Political Communications Consultant Copywriter
April 2020 ~ June 20203 mosStrategic message development and media & press outreach/coordination Provided strategic messaging support to candidates and top-level staff. Coordinated press and earned media for campaigns including pitching and scheduling interviews, writing and sending press releases and updating campaign websites with press releases and media feeds. Coached candidates for interviews. Email campaigns Developed and wrote email campaigns for progressive Congressional-level candidates. Wrote, edited and generated narratives and copy for candidates for U.S. House and U.S. Senate Followed the news cycle to tie national and local narratives and stories to our candidates' platforms. Developed messaging for supporter lists that number in the tens of thousands. Website builds maintenance Built and maintained candidate websites in Wordpress. Coordinated with the digital fundraising team for landing pages, petition embeds and media & press feed updates. Developed and redesigned existing sites while maintaining campaign look and feel. 1 of 3
Erikson Communications Group
January 2020 ~ April 20204 mosWrote and edited copy for progressive candidates and campaigns/organizations web copy, press releases, emails, social media posts, text scripts . Managed social media pages of multiple clients. Assisted with graphic design for campaign collateral. Organized and scheduled press coverage.
Betsy Sweet for U.S. Senate
October 2019 ~ January 20204 mosOrganized communications strategy on and offline. Wrote and edited press releases, campaign literature copy, website copy, candidate speeches and email campaign content. Managed email/digital vendors. Built and maintained WordPress website. Coordinated messaging and content across social media, website, supporter newsletter, press outreach. Managed texting campaigns in Spoke.
Multimedia Marketing Specialist
Teton Valley Health, Inc
January 2013 ~ December 20186 yrs0 mosEstablished and directed online presence of nonproﬁt healthcare organization. Coordinated with the Director of Marketing and PR on media outreach Managed marketing, public relations and design efforts for nonproﬁt healthcare system. Spearheaded brand consistency and awareness through writing/editing press releases, website/social media maintenance and outreach, video creation and publication, etc. Developed collateral materials for internal and external use.
Alison Hartson for U.S. Senate
March 2018 ~ June 20184 mosCoordinated communications for progressive, corporate-free candidate. Wrote and edited press releases, articles, op-eds, video scripts, speeches and newsletters. Partnered with core executive team on communications strategy, grassroots media outreach, campaign fundraising strategies, etc. Organized communications and content development across multiple platforms including candidate website, social media accounts and supporter newsletter. Managed paid advertising via Google Ads for search and video advertising.
Teton Valley News
January 2007 ~ December 20126 yrs0 mosDirected newsroom staff and operations, wrote and edited news articles including coverage of city and county governments and local courts and managed the website. Interviewed, hired and supervised/managed editorial staff reporters, photographer, interns, freelance contributors . Identiﬁed staff strengths and effectively delegated tasks hard news coverage, feature stories, special projects, etc. . Managed editorial content calendar and special publication schedule. Assisted with layout of newspaper and magazines Adobe Creative Suite . Updated company website with breaking news and articles from the print product. 2 of 3
Communications, Political Science
2004 ~ 2006
University of Southern California
2000 ~ 2002
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