I am an experienced blogger, feature writer, copy editor and qualitative researcher, having worked on a variety of projects that range from web content editing for eco-tourism companies to educational outreach projects and folklore documentation initiatives. I also have experience in cultural programming and international work experience.
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I bring a distinct, ethnographic perspective to my work, seeking the connections between place, individuals, culture and history, as well as the voice of a story. This perspective is rooted in my academic...
I am available for assignments or projects that will allow me to explore creative ways of combining my background in ethnography and writing skills in a journalistic setting. I'm also interested in ethnographic-based fieldwork and qualitative research, oral history projects, curatorial or archival projects, or community-based projects.
I have published features and essays that explore themes of travel, culture and art with online publications like DC Life Magazine, The Matador Network and Big World Magazine. I am a regular blogger for the Washington D.C. area with Arts America, where I write a monthly blog column covering regional arts, events and artist profiles.
I have worked on a variety of projects as a content editor with whl.travel, where I assist small, ecotourism companies in creating websites. My responsibilities include proofreading, fact checking, search engine optimization, and photo sourcing. I also have experience as a copy editor, particularly in editing English-language translations of texts put out by foreign publications. I am able to work with both standard American and standard British English.
I have worked on folklife documentation/preservation initiatives as a fieldwork researcher with the organization Traditional Arts Indiana, collaborating with local foodways and textile artists to document and present their creative endeavors to a larger audience. I also have experience working in a curatorial position with the...
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Web Content Editor
2011 - Present
I provide editorial assistance (content editing, copy editing, proofreading) to small business owners in developing websites for their sustainable and responsible tourism initiatives. Other...