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October 18, 2018

As a journalist and copywriter, I've drafted a lot of text. A LOT.

I've written about cleaning products, pets, higher education, dating apps, business systems, fashion, ride-sharing programs, soybeans, fan art, gender bias and more.

I've developed narratives around why c...

October 6, 2018

Cover story, Riverfront Times, May 10, 2017

Photos by Kelly Glueck

It feels appropriate that I'm posting this particular story tonight. Just hours ago, Senator Susan Collins of Maine and Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia confirmed that they would dismiss millions of s...

September 9, 2018

At roughly 2 a.m. on September 5, music-lovers in St. Louis and beyond learned via Twitter that LouFest -- an annual home-grown festival featuring big-name acts, local bands and comedians and dozens of vendors -- would not happen this year.

The really bad thing: the per...

September 9, 2018

Print feature, Ladue News, May 17, 2018

The Ladue News regularly taps me to write features about all kinds of industries -- wellness, fashion, architecture and more. But until this summer, I'd never covered weddings for the magazine.

That changed with the publication's E...

August 20, 2018

After spending 2002-2007 leading Saint Louis University's internal communications efforts, leadership offered me the opportunity to move into marketing the school to prospective students. The university president had big goals for enrollment in the coming years, and th...

August 18, 2018

Learning to see after you've been operating blindly for so long can be daunting. It is for me. And it is for many businesses, including media outlets. But we have to start thinking about the big picture if we want to build a truly more inclusive world.

In media, seeing...

August 18, 2018

Digital feature, Riverfront Times, May 14, 2015

I've been writing for the Riverfront Times for many years now, and I'm blessed and grateful that they let me cover pretty much whatever I want at this point. They trust me to use my news judgement to look into stories that...

August 18, 2018

Digital story, BrainJet, December 2015

Photo by Erik Drost via Flickr Creative Commons

In 2015 and 2016, I was an editor at a local content startup, overseeing two websites and making sure that our stories and slideshows about history, "Star Wars," pets, geography, caree...

August 13, 2018

  

While at HLK, a full-service digital agency, I was one of the lead digital brand stewards for a major Monsanto crop-management solution system.

For the #CompeteForClean campaign, I contributed significantly to a content series that centered around videos highligh...

August 13, 2018

Digital story, BrainJet, March 14, 2016

Photos by Allison Babka

In 2015, I was an editor at a local content startup, overseeing two websites and making sure that our stories and slideshows about history, "Star Wars," pets, geography, careers and weird stuff went viral.

I'...

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