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


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


• Essential Developer (website copy)
• AVARI (website copy, marketing materials, company documents)
• Biceps (iOS app text)
• RetentionGrid (eCommerce client campaigns, company documents)

• Berlin Beat (interviews, album reviews, show reviews)
• (articles, blog posts)
• 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)
• (articles and books for iOS developers)
• Hubbub (text for game-related projects)
• (writing, blog entries)
• Minibar (iOS app content)
• Weltfriedensdienst (year-end report)
• The State Hornet (print and online versions of university paper)

• sisterMAG (magazine article)
• Biceps (iOS app text)

• Berlin Beat (interviews, album reviews, show reviews)
• 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)
• (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)