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Writing Freelance Experience:
• Leawood Lifestyle Magazine, a Disney-Owned Parenting Community
• Veterinary Economics And Firstline Magazines
Hallmark Cards, Inc.
• My Sister, My Friend, A Gift Book From Hallmark
• To My Teacher: Thanks for Everything from A to Z, A Gift Book From Hallmark
Western Fireproofing Company of Kansas City
The John J. Sullivan Jr. Charitable Foundation
• iSixSigma Magazine
• Kansas City Business Journal
• Today’s Chicago Woman
• Illinois Meetings & Events

Pregnancy And Baby Years Magazines

Editing Freelance Experience:
Chicken Soup for the Shopper’s Soul, Chicken Soup for the Chocolate Lover’s Soul, Chicken Soup for the Horse Lover’s Soul ii, Chicken Soup for the Tea Lover’s Soul
Veterinary Economics, Firstline, and DVM Magazines

International Education:
Edith Cowan University, Perth, Australia Fall 1999
Bilingual School, Cuernavaca, Mexico Summer 1998

Honors and Awards:
Winner of the 2006 Bronze ASBPE Award for Feature Series

Work Experience:
Hallmark Cards Inc., Kansas City, Mo. December 2005 – July 2007
– Editor, Anyone and Masculine Birthday Card Lines
– Editor, Ambassador and Expressions for Hallmark, Everyday Card Division

• Veterinary Economics, Lenexa, KS. November 2004 – December 2005
Associate Editor
– Winner of the 2006 Bronze ASBPE Award for Feature Series
– Edited and Wrote on Issues of Business Management, Personnel Solutions, and Finances

• Hotels Magazine, Oak Brook, IL. August 2004 – November 2004
Associate Editor responsible for issues in Technology and the Food & Beverage Industry

• Hammacher Schlemmer Catalog, Chicago, IL. 2003 – August 2004
Wrote Catalog Copy, Internet Copy, Catalog Headlines and Editorial, Special Mailers

M.S.J., The Medill School of Journalism, Evanston, IL. 2001 – 2002
– Master’s in Magazine Publishing, Writing, and Editing

B.J., The University of Missouri, Columbia, MO. 1997 – 2001
– Graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s of Journalism; Minor in Spanish