Writing and Research – A highly skilled creative writing professional and author with experience in marketing strategy, copy writing, and designing and executing qualitative methodologies for design research.
Business Identity and Story Strategy – Experienced in designing core business identities and advertising and marketing campaigns for print, audio and video.
Performance and Live Events – Seasoned at coordinating live events, performing, and coaching others to deliver on stage.
Creative – 2014 to present
Content writing and creative production for SEO and marketing; internal site search analysis and reporting; competitor research and analysis; plotting and ideation for video advertising and marketing campaigns.
Back Fence PDX
Producer, Host, Event Coordinator – 2012 to present
Recurring cast member and co-host for the Russian Roulette show; story producer and storyteller coach for both Russian Roulette and Main Stage productions; coordination of events including PR and marketing, donor relations, and volunteer management.
Portland Community College
Teacher – 2017 to present
Curriculum design and teaching for the classes Intro to Live Storytelling and Personification, Storytelling, Identify and the Body.
Creative, Writer, Researcher – 2015
Creative for a design research firm; data collection through interviews and spatial analysis; data analysis, copy writing and information design for white papers.
Independent Publishing Resource Center (IPRC)
Event Coordinator – 2014 – 2017
Scheduling and onsite coordination of event contracts; set up and audio/video tech; hosting; volunteer coordination.
BA, English with Creative Writing Minor – PSU
Publications and Awards
Often Go Awry | University of Hell Press – 2015
American Dust Revisited | University of Hell Press – 2013
Yesterday Won’t Goodbye | Write Bloody Press – 2011
Uncontrolled Experiments in Freedom | Write Bloody Press – 2008
William Stafford War No More Award – What We Broke – 2015
National Poetry Slam – 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011
Individual Poetry Slam Championship – 2007