University of Florida
  Graduated in May 2003
  B.S. in journalism with magazine emphasis, history minor
  Currently pursuing a master's degree in Mass Communications from the University of Florida
  Explore Magazine
  Copy Editor (May 2003-August 2003 and August 2004-Present)
  Currently writing, editing and designing stories for Explore magazine, a four-color glossy research magazine of the University of Florida with a circulation of 25,000. Also, copy-writing for other publications of UF's research communications department.
  The Palm Beach Post
  Seasonal Copy Editor (November 2003-May 2004)
  Wrote, edited and designed stories for special sections including Residences, Real Estate Weekend and Notables. Also wrote “Home Library,” a book column about books for the home. (The Post is a regional newspaper with a circulation of about 160,000.)
  University of Florida Foundation-Publications Department
  Editorial Assistant (September 2001-May 2003)
  Wrote articles, hired photographers, selected photographs, edited and contributed to staff of Today and Florida magazines. Also served on the planning team for Today’s redesign. (Today is a four-color glossy magazine with a circulation of 50,000 and Florida, two-color with a circulation of 300,000 alumni and friends of the University of Florida.)
  InSite Magazine
  Staff writer (October 2000-February 2001)
  Wrote various feature articles including food reviews and personality profiles.
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