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Writer/Strategist/Consultant // April 2020 to present
— Develop content marketing strategy, brand positioning and written materials for cannabis and CBD brands

Content Writer // Grasslands August 2018 to April 2020
— Strategized brand messaging and communications for a broad range of cannabis industry clients
— Wrote marketing collateral, newsletters, product copy, SEO-minded blogs, press releases, social media posts, website content, thought leadership columns, and crisis communications materials
— Ideated compelling story topics that showcased clients' knowledge, products, and services
— Tracked industry trends in science, health, technology, wellness, consumer packaged goods, 
and agriculture, as well as state and federal legislation that impacted the cannabis space

News Editor // The Tylt April 2016 to August 2018
— Ideated, pitched, researched, and wrote 15 stories a week on trending topics in politics, cannabis, and pop culture
— Designed compelling, shareable visual assets to illustrate the arguments in each debate
— Collaborated with editorial team on story headlines, hashtags and framing as well as long-range strategy
— Managed editorial calendar and content scheduling

Writer-at-Large // Cuepoint July 2014 to Aug 2016
— Researched and wrote stories about bands, musical genres, fandom, and music history for Cuepoint, the music section of Medium
— Authored two of Medium’s top 10 most shared stories in 2014 and 2015, with more than 50,000 
views to date

Lead Content Writer // Xmplifi September 2013 to September 2015
— Supervised all written communications for social media marketing startup
— Wrote three blog posts per week in the voice of our founder on social media trends, employee engagement, and content marketing

Writer / Editor / Strategist // JBO Editorial August 2001 to September 2013
— Provided copyediting, social media, public relations, and marketing services for artists, musicians, 
 arts organizations, nonprofits, music venues, and publishers including Chicagoist, the Whistler, 
 Cuepoint, Enemy Books, and The Wonkette

Lawrence University // Bachelor of Arts in English cum laude University of Chicago Publishing Program // Basic Manuscript Editing

References available upon request.