My Resume

WORK EXPERIENCE​​

2008–2019​

Marketing Writer, United Way of San Diego County

Wrote and edited marketing materials, including fundraising appeals, direct mail, annual reports, newsletters, print ads, speeches, scripts, blogs, and website content.

2005–2007​

Marketing Associate, Girls Scouts San Diego

Wrote and edited newsletters, brochures, news releases, annual reports, and event scripts. Pitched features and profiles to local press.

1989–2005

Assistant Editor, San Diego Reader

Proofread & copyedited for punctuation, grammar, sense, and style; coordinated copy flow between production, advertising, and editorial departments.

2005–2007

Copywriter,  Deutsch Design Works

Created advertising copy for San Francisco-based design agency. Clients included Anheuser-Busch, Jamba Juice, and Wild Harvest Organic.

2008–Current

Copy Editor, fort da

Copy edit biannual journal featuring papers, reviews, and essays. Collaborate with senior clinicians and academicians, following APA standards.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE​​

2008–Current

San Diego State University, Hospitality & Tourism Management

Hospitality Tourism Management 496: Service for the Global Consumer. Enhance written and verbal English skills to prepare international students for internships at U.S. hotels and resorts.

Recreational Tourism Management 396: Writing for Various Settings. Demonstrate ways to write engaging essays, letters, resumes, blogs, and other communications. Fulfills Graduate Writing Assessment (GWA) requirement.

EDUCATION

1976-1980

Sonoma State University                                                                   

Bachelor of Arts, English | Minor in Journalism

1981-1982

San Francisco State University                                              
Continuing Education | Copywriting

1985-1987

University of California, San Diego                                                         

University Extension | Copy Editing

Summer 2012

American Language Institute,
San Diego  State University                               

Certification, Teaching English
as a Second Language (TESL)