CV

Education

Sonoma State University (Rohnert Park, California)
Master of Arts, English – Creative Writing
2009 – 2011

California State University, Sacramento (Sacramento, California)
Bachelor of Arts, Journalism & Music Performance
2002 – 2007

Babylonia e.V. (Berlin, Germany)
German B2 – C1
2012 – 2013

Volkshochschule Berlin (Berlin, Germany)
German B1 – B2
2011 – 2012

Santa Rosa Junior College (Santa Rosa, California)
Miscellaneous courses in Art, Astronomy, History, German, etc.
2000 – 2010


Professional

SMARTHINKING, Inc. / Pearson Education 
Writing Tutor
July 2011 – July 2015

Sonoma State University Writing Center
Writing Tutor
August 2010 – May 2011

Crittenden Research
Real Estate Reporter
January 2008 – November 2008

The State Hornet
Newspaper Reporter and Copy Editor
June 2007 – December 2007

The Associated Press
Election Night Stringer
November 2006 – July 2011

The Press Democrat
Automotive Sales Coordinator
June 2004 – December 2005


Freelance

BOOK EDITING
• Cat Boy by Benji Nate (2017)
• Please Keep Warm by Michael Sweater (2017)
• Optimizing Collections by Károly Lőrentey (2017)
• Confessions of an Unintentional CTO: Lessons in Growing a Web App by Jack Kinsella (2017)
• Snowbird: Book One by Erin K. Wilson (2017)
• Designing Conversational Interfaces by Alper Çuğun (2016)
• Domain-Driven Design in PHP by Carlos Buenosvinos, Christian Soronellas, Keyvan Akbary (2016)
• Advanced Swift by Chris Eidhof, Airspeed Velocity (2016)
• Core Data by Florian Kugler, Daniel Eggert (2015)
• 3D Graphics with Scene Kit by David Rönnqvist (2014)
• Functional Programming in Swift by Chris Eidhof, Florian Kugler, Wouter Swierstra (2014)
• The Indie Conference Organizer Handbook by Peter Bihr, Max Krüger (2014)

COPYWRITING
• Native Instruments (MASCHINE expansions and assets)
• BIRKENSTOCK (FW17 design guidelines catalog, SS18 internal product book)
• Mercedes Benz (IAA me Convention website and booklet)
• LIGANOVA (internal newsletter)
• Essential Developer (website copy)
• AVARI (website copy, marketing materials, company documents)
• Biceps (iOS app text)
• Frank Body (email campaigns)
• zeroUV (email campaigns)
• Yoga Rebel (email campaigns)
• Hairburst (email campaigns)
• EyeCandy’s (email campaigns)
• SkinnyMe Tea (email campaigns)
• Triangl (email campaigns)
• Manitobah Mukluks (email campaigns)
• Amazing Lace (email campaigns)
• Xteas (email campaigns)
• Stitch 56 (email campaigns)
• So Frocking Good (email campaigns)
• The Accessory Barn (email campaigns)
• RetentionGrid (eCommerce client campaigns, company documents)

EDITING
• Berlin Beat (interviews, album reviews, show reviews)
• Axel Springer SE / Bayer Pharmaceuticals (intranet migration)
• Jackkinsella.ie (articles, blog posts)
• Alvaro Videla (articles)
• Essential Developer (programming articles)
• Urban Challenger (iOS app content, marketing materials)
• AVARI (marketing materials)
• RetentionGrid (eCommerce client campaigns, company documents)
• CARE Deutschland-Luxemburg (Syria crisis blog articles)
• Aventiri Studios (choose-your-own-adventure book for young adults)
• Silver Sprocket (interviews, blog posts)
• PSPDFKit (website copy)
• Objc.io (articles and books for iOS developers)
• Hubbub (text for game-related projects)
• Petersteinberger.com (writing, blog entries)
• Minibar (iOS app content)
• Weltfriedensdienst (year-end report)
• The State Hornet (print and online versions of university paper)

TRANSLATION (DE → EN)
• sisterMAG (magazine article)
• Biceps (iOS app text)

WRITING
• Berlin Beat (interviews, album reviews, show reviews)
•  Elsewhere Journal (creative non-fiction submission)
• Silver Sprocket (interviews, blog posts)
• Razorcake (artist interview)
• Maximum Rock 'n' Roll (artist interviews)
• Slow Travel Berlin (Berlin-based features, interviews, city guide feature)
• Urban Challenger (challenge descriptions)
• Young Germany (articles about German music)
• Dynamic Ventures (blog posts, YouTube scripts, social media)
• Slow Travel Stockholm (city guide feature)
• Überlin (music features)
• Flaunt Magazine (artist interview)
• Last Week's Memoir (creative non-fiction submissions)
• GetYourGuide AG (tour descriptions)
• Thought Catalog (creative non-fiction submission)
• Buddy Beers (bar and restaurant profiles)
• Unlike (city guide listings, press releases, collaborative projects)
• Examiner.com (interviews, show listings, show reviews, album reviews)
• Demand Studios (content for how-to and answer-site clients)
• Wonka Vision Magazine (album reviews, musician interviews)
• Sonoma Pets (article on exotic pet ownership)
• Sacramento City Unified School District (contributed to district-wide publication)