January 1993-present  
Independent editorial contractor writing marketing material, sales copy, and articles as well as copyediting and proofreading books and magazines for multiple clients, including Access Intelligence, Condé Nast, Epsilon, Stagnito Media, and Vacation Rental Pros.
• Wrote two books for Scholastic for children ages 6-12, LITTLE TREASURES and BEST OF FRIENDS.
• Wrote and published novel, BEYOND BILLICOMBE.

January 2013-present ONE KINGS LANE New York, NY
Senior reviewer for the online retailer of home furnishings, gifts, kitchenware, and other lifestyle products.
• Edit and proofread all editorial content, including blog copy and landing pages.
• Write product and editorial copy.
• Responsible for editorial aspects of the 12 weekly marketing emails, from crafting subject lines to QAing links.

February 2010-February 2011 PENTON MEDIA Stamford, CT
Editor at large for the CHIEF MARKETER, DIRECT, and MULTICHANNEL MERCHANT print and online franchises.
• Produced the weekly EMAIL ESSENTIALS enewsletter, which included researching and writing articles and editing contributed features.
• Wrote articles covering all aspects of marketing.

June 2007-January 2010 CATALOGUE DEVELOPMENT CENTRE Ilfracombe, Devon
Editorial director of CATALOGUE E-BUSINESS, a print and online franchise covering catalogue, online, and multichannel commerce.
• Responsible for all aspects of editorial: planning and editing all content, developing articles with industry experts, writing features and display copy, copyediting and proofreading all pages.
• Upgraded content to present more actionable, sophisticated editorial in keeping with the growth of the cross-channel industry. This included repaginating the magazine, adding departments and columnists, and working with the art director on a magazine redesign.
• Worked with web developer and designer to relaunch the website. Introduced additional content such as a daily news roundup and a blog, and reorganized site structure to improve usability and create a greater range of potential advertising packages. Since relaunch, website traffic has more than doubled.
• Launched INSIGHT and CROSS-ATLANTIC INSIGHT, enewsletters offering tactical and strategic business advice.
• Initiated social-networking tactics to increase awareness of the brand, including the launch of a LinkedIn group and a Twitter feed.
• Represented CATALOGUE E-BUSINESS at conferences and other events.
• Worked with business team and art director to produce sales and marketing collateral.
• Wrote the weekly CATALOGUES CATALOGUES enewsletter for sister company Synergy Partnership.

December 1995-June 2007 PRISM BUSINESS MEDIA Stamford, CT
Editorial director of MULTICHANNEL MERCHANT, an award-winning print and online franchise covering catalogue, online, and multichannel commerce, and editor of CHIEF MARKETER REPORT, a weekly enewsletter for top-level marketing executives.
• Was responsible for all aspects of MULTICHANNEL MERCHANT’s editorial, from planning the content of the magazine’s 12 issues a year to editing and signing off on every article and layout.
• Came in under budget each fiscal year.
• Managed a staff of six.
• Hosted webinars and worked with the sales and marketing teams to generate concepts and content for online and print supplements and other special products.
• With publisher, spearheaded rebranding of magazine (from CATALOG AGE) and revamping of editorial mix to better reflect changing marketplace and broaden the field of coverage.
• Worked with art director in redesigning publication and with internet team in redesigning the website.
• Launched THE ETAILER, a custom publication for WBR’s eTail conference series, creating the editorial mix and overseeing the editorial production.
• Reintroduced and edited THE CATALOG AGE (now MULTICHANNEL MERCHANT) 150, an annual book examining the 150 largest print and online cataloguers in the United States.
• Spoke at conferences and with the media as the “public face” of MULTICHANNEL MERCHANT.
• As founding editor of I.MERCHANT, a bimonthly supplement focusing on ecommerce techniques and strategies, created the editorial mix of the publication and developed a stable of contributors.
• As founding editor of CHIEF MARKETER REPORT, created the editorial mix and was responsible for generating and editing all content. Worked with internet team in developing the website.
Promoted from senior managing editor. As such, oversaw the day-to-day aspects of editorial production. Assigned articles, worked closely with writers, and ensured that all deadlines were met.
Promoted from managing editor and features editor.

May 1993-November 1995 AMERICAN SALON New York, NY
Managing editor for this monthly magazine covering the professional beauty industry and for AMERICAN STYLIST, a bimonthly spin-off.
• Oversaw all aspects of editorial production, from manuscripts to bluelines.
• Worked with editor-in-chief to develop content and with staff and freelance writers to hone articles.
• Edited all copy.
• Wrote features, service articles, and business stories.
• Revamped and introduced several front-of-book departments.
• Supervised assistant managing editor.
• Implemented trafficking procedures, a stylebook, and proofreading guidelines.
• As editor of the award-winning annual SURVIVAL GUIDE, conceived, assigned, wrote, and edited all content.

January 1992-January 1993 YM New York, NY
Copy/production editor for the monthly consumer magazine targeting teenage girls.

April 1990-January 1992 VOGUE New York, NY
Copyeditor at the monthly fashion magazine.

2003 • Gold Award, American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE) for regular department, for CATALOG AGE.
2002 • Bronze Award, American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE) for news section, for CATALOG AGE.
2000 • Bronze Award, American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE) for feature series, for CATALOG AGE.