Screenshot 2018-11-10 at 2.40.15 PM For more than 20 years, I’ve written about everything from trends in real estate to sports cars to private schooling options to the state of nursing and much more.

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As a former University of Oregon track athlete, my involvement with USATF is (literally) right up my lane. I edit constituent communications, athlete training manuals, coaching guides and other materials.

Screenshot 2018-11-10 at 2.42.43 PMI wrote the Indianapolis City Guide and did the accompanying photo story for the news organization’s real estate guide.

Screenshot 2018-11-10 at 2.30.12 PMI’ve written a number of articles for Mapquest Travel, centered around the greater Indianapolis area like where to spend every holiday from Valentine’s Day to Memorial Day; where to do yoga; where to run and more as well as these gems: University of Oregon’s Coolest Buildings, Best Places to Stop Along HWY 65, My Favorite Parts of Paris.

100_ml_rm_c_l (1)When McDonald’s switched from a New Zealand fish to Alaskan pollack to make their Filet-o-Fish, they created a card game to educate kids on the importance of sustainable seafood–and I got to write an article about it!

Screenshot 2018-11-10 at 2.29.26 PMEveryone needs to eat seafood—unless they’re allergic. And the Seafood Nutrition Partnership is working tirelessly to help teach people how to prepare it, and how important it is. I was fortunate to connect with a chef in Ireland who offered kids free meals to try and them hooked on seafood. (Pun intended 😉

Screenshot 2018-11-10 at 2.43.30 PMAs the former managing editor for this local and regional food magazine, I did a lot of behind the scenes work as well as write articles on a number of topics including one I coauthored that was a finalist for the Best Social Issues article in 2017.

Screenshot 2018-11-10 at 2.38.17 PMFor this city magazine, I’ve done a number of pieces including where to do slack line yoga and how the Sandy Hook tragedy brought one Indianapolis mother to purchase a handgun.

Screenshot 2018-11-10 at 2.28.37 PMThis magazine is no longer published, but during my tenure as their style correspondent, I covered many citywide events including fundraisers and shopping destinations.

Screenshot 2018-11-11 at 4.28.10 PMl’ve written a number of articles in conjunction with the American Heart Association’s Wear Red campaign and more.

Screenshot 2018-11-10 at 2.25.54 PMAs a member of the blogging team, when the Indiana State Museum gets new exhibits,  I generally get to attend a preview session so I can let readers know all the ins and outs of its latest and greatest offerings; here’s the piece I did on Design Zone.

2015_UHC_Logo_RGBAs a writer and editor for the giant healthcare company I, along with others, worked to make consumer-facing communications understandable for all—for instance, instead of saying “the physician said she suffered multiple contusions to her abdomen,” say “the doctor said she had bruises on her stomach.”