Portfolio

My Top 10 Favorite Stories

1. Nourishing the Lower Keys after Hurricane Irma for Miami Herald
2. 100 Feet Below: Spearfishing The Bahamas Cay Sal Bank for BOAT International
3. The Pioneers of Miami’s Fashion and Garment Industry for Miami Herald
4. A Culinary Voyage Through Tuscany with Miami’s La Centrale Food Hall for Indulge
5. The Party Moves Downtown for Maxim
6. The New Key West for Miami Herald
7.  Entrepreneur and Activist Reflects on 30 Years in Business for Miami Herald
8. A Different Kind of Journey: Guatemala’s Lake Atitlán for Aventura 
9. This Family Business Makes Antique Rugs Beautiful Again for Miami Herald
10. Top Chef Josie Smith-Malave comes home to Bubbles + Pearls for Palette

More Editorial Clips

Miami Herald
Travel, Lifestyle, Business & Entertainment Writer
Nourishing the Lower Keys after Hurricane Irma
 As Miami’s Fashion Industry Grows, a Look at the Pioneers Who Shaped It
— Miami’s ‘merchant to the millions’ began by breaking boundaries
This Family Business Makes Antique Rugs Beautiful Again
— The New Key West
— New Orleans Flavor
— South Beach Wine & Food Festival Pairs National Stars with South Florida Chefs

Maxim
Travel Writer
The Party Moves Downtown
— Stubborn Seed’s Chef Jeremy Ford & Miami’s Culinary Scene
 A Guide to Miami’s Art Scene with ICA Director

American Way
Travel Writer
— Judy Blume’s New Career as Bookseller

Afar
Travel Writer
— Great South Beach Boutique Hotels

The Telegraph
Hotel Critic, Travel Writer & Miami Destination Expert
— Faena Hotel Miami Beach Review
 The New York EDITION Hotel Review
 Pop Star Pitbull Christens the New Norwegian Escape
— Miami City Break Guide

BOAT International
Travel Writer
 Thirty Metres Below: Spearfishing The Bahamas Cay Sal Bank

Indulge Magazine
Writer
Italy in Miami
— Architect Ralph Choeff and Miami’s tropical modern movement
 Inside Miami’s Coral Gables with Books & Books founder Mitchell Kaplan
Luxury Guide to Key West

Palette Magazine
Feature Writer
 Top Chef Josie Smith-Malave comes home to Bubbles + Pearls
— Florida’s Unique Opportunity to Lead the Country in LGBT Corporate Equality
— Meet a Leading Voice in South Florida’s Transgender Community
— Caribbean Pride: LGBT-Friendly Island Getaways

Modern Luxury Interiors South Florida
Features Writer
— How the Light Gets In: Designer Jessica Jaegger Paints with Light
— A Hotelier Finds Inspiration in Miami & Cartagena

Miami.com
Travel Editor
— A Weekend at Carillon Hotel & Spa, Miami’s New Wellness Retreat
 A No Nonsense Guide to Doing South Beach Like a Local
— 48 Hours in Aruba – Video
— New York’s Grand Banks Oyster Bar Draws Diners to the Hudson River
— Robin Thicke & Pharrell Williams Talk VMAs at BleauLive Performance

Racked
Writer
 Books & Books: How Miami’s Legendary Indie Bookstore Came to Be
— 10 Dreamy Places to Honeymoon Around South Florida
— How to Maximize ClassPass 5 Different Ways

Time Out Miami
Travel Writer
— Best Road Trips from Miami

Cadillac Magazine
Features Writer
 Wynwood: A Mural-ity Tale

Aventura Magazine
Travel & Features Writer
— Dubrovnik Without the Crowds
— A Different Kind of Journey: Guatemala’s Lake Atitlán
Start Out in Style: 4 Honeymoon Destinations
— West Coast Wellness: 3 California Retreats
— Dating Today: There’s an App For That

Blue Water Sailing
Feature & Travel Writer
Island Hopping The Abacos
The Well Dressed Cruiser: Fashion Meet Function
Green Energy: The Future of the Megayacht Industry

Houston Chronicle
Travel Writer
— Languorous Luxury in Anguilla

Paste Magazine
Travel Writer
— Greetings from Key West
— Checklist: Tamarindo, Costa Rica
— Take Five: Anguilla

Tampa Bay Times
Travel Writer
— A Guide to Florida’s Art Walks

Modern Luxury Brides South Florida & The Caribbean
Writer
— Designing Love Stories

VISIT FLORIDA
Travel Writer
— Hemingway’s Key West And A Thriving Literary Arts Scene

Content Production, Copywriting & Social Media

Greater Miami Convention & Visitor’s Bureau (2011-present)
Editorial & Social Media Consultant
Lead the digital editorial efforts through article writing, editing and copywriting. Manage a team of contributing writers covering a broad range of tourism topics.

Key West Literary Seminar (2009-present)
Social Media Events Manager & Online Journal Contributor
Produce real-time social media updates on Twitter and Facebook during annual January seminar. Contribute to Littoral Blog. Collaborate with WLRN, Miami’s NPR affiliate, for social media cross promotion.

BlackDog AdvertisingMiami, FL (2008-present)
Content Marketing Contributor
Contribute content marketing, social media, SEO web articles, and brand identity pieces to client base.

Robert Fontaine Gallery, Miami, FL (2013-2015)
Copywriter
Write website content and artist biographies. Produce and distribute press materials, including in-depth artist interviews, press releases, and catalogues related to solo exhibitions.

Fury Water Adventures, Key West, FL (2008-2014)
Social Media & Guest Relations Manager, Lead Copywriter
Manage, produce, and write comprehensive Social Media Campaign with over 37,000 Facebook likes and 4,00 Twitter followers. Creator and writer of the Fury Girl Blog. Write SEO web articles, brand identity pieces, and quarterly eNewsletter.

Southern Florida Concierge Association (2011-2013)
Social Media Manager & Consultant
Manage, produce, write, and consult on Social Media Campaign. Speaker at their 2012 Annual Conference.

Other Clients & Publications: 11th Hour Vacation, BarTab Magazine, Blades Magazine, Center Stage Magazine, Cheapflights, Comcast Spotlight, Crystal Cruises, Doctors at Your Home, Family Rentals, Gift Lab, HCP Media, In Key West Magazine, InTheMo, Jumanji Charters, Key West Attractions Association, Key West Information Center, Marriott, Miles Media, Mirrorball Marketing, Multihulls Quarterly, NewMarket Services, Open Places, Primrose Schools Franchising Co., Swankey Events, Studio Marie-Pierre, The Points Guy, Think Magazine.