Lifestyle, Love & Relationships, Online, Writing

Love & Relationship Writing For TheLoop.ca

As a regular contributor to the TheLoop.ca’s Love and Relationship section (formerly Sympatico) I created timely articles, slideshows and quizzes (including visuals), sourced experts to interview and pitched entertaining and informative ideas from November 2012 to present. Below is a sampling of some of my favourite pieces.

Relationship Writer - Sex

10 wedding and engagement photos that went completely off the rails

How to help a friend lose their relationship virginity

6 new age dating terms you’ve probably never heard of

Is your marriage doomed?

The absolute worst places to pick up

5 online dating myths you need to forget

How to sext without sounding like an idiot

This new sex toy has officially gone too far

The one thing all happy couples do in bed

5 online dating myths you need to forget

10 things women wish men knew about sex

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Beauty & Fashion, Online, Writing

Online Editorial Greatest Hits For SalonMagazine.ca

As Online Editor for SalonMagazine.ca, a trade publication for beauty professionals, I create content plans, write and edit articles, coordinate with the print editorial team for stories, and create a weekly newsletter. I also manage several social media accounts for the magazine and report on web traffic stats. Below are links to a sampling of my articles.

The Big Hair Trend of S/S 2014: Sport Chic

Beauty Runway Writing - S/S 2014

15 Ways Salons Can Improve Holiday Profits

Best & Worst Met Gala 2013 Hair

Best Spring 2013 Runway Hairstyle Trends

Top Haircuts for Spring 2013

Runway Beauty Writing - S/S 2013

Spring 2013 Hair Trend: Fake Fringe

Spring/Summer 2013 Runway Hair Colour Trends

Oscar Hairstyles You Probably Missed

Hair Trends From the Fall 2012 Runway

Runway Hair Trends - F/W 2014

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Beauty & Fashion, Health & Wellness, Lifestyle, Online, Writing

Online Editorial Greatest Hits For Elevatemagazine.com

As the Online Editor for Elevatemagazine.com, I had to manage a team of freelancer writers, write, edit and post all content on the website, plan an editorial schedule and create bi-monthly newsletters. I also managed all social media accounts, reported on website traffic stats and helped with client proposals and e-blast materials. Below is a sampling of anti-aging, beauty, enhancement, health and wellness stories written exclusively for the website.

Angelina Jolie Undergoes Double Mastectomy

Celebrity News - Elevate

6 Easy Ways To Be Eco-Friendly

Study: More Brides Want Plastic Surgery Pre-Ceremony

Top Golden Globe Beauty Trends

Celebrity Beauty - Elevate

4 Canadian Winter-busting Beauty Buys

2 Must-Have Anti-Aging Ingredients

Get Emmanuelle Chriqui’s Beauty Secrets

Celebrity Interview - Elevate

The Biggest Fall Fashion Trends

Top Makeup Trends for Fall 2012

Jillian Harris’ Jet-set Essentials

Jillian Harris Travel Interview

How To Live Mindfully

Keep Calm By Shopping Smart This Season

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Beauty & Fashion, Graphics & Video, Online, Writing

Fashion Editorial For RealStyleNetwork.com

realstylecoverAs a Fashion Editorial Intern at RealStyleNetwork.com between June to August 2011, I wrote daily beauty, health and fashion content based on current trends and news and designed graphics for articles and featured content slider images.

I also had the opportunity to create all of the layouts for a 42 page online magazine, while communicating revisions with a team of editors. I also kept production on track by sourcing images and submitting spreads in a timely fashion. Below are some of the layouts from the Fall 2011 issue!

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Graphics & Video, Online

On The Danforth Online Editor-in-Chief

While completing my Book and Magazine Publishing Post Graduate Diploma and Centennial College (Sept. 2010 – April 2012), I took on the role of Online Editor-in-Chief for OnTheDanforth.ca, which is part of a class project that produces two magazines each year. I redesigned the website, set up a weekly publishing schedule for a team of editors and writers, and introduced social media promotions and new advertising opportunities, which helped to nearly triple traffic to the website.

OntheDanforth.ca 2011

OntheDanforth.ca 2011

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Lifestyle, Online, Writing

Assistant Editor Pieces For TalentEgg.ca

Picture 8As an Assistant Editor at TalentEgg.ca, a career portal for students and recent graduates, I had the opportunity to pitch and write stories for a Gen-Y audience. This was a virtual internship where I was required to edit the work of my peers on a weekly basis and contribute the website’s comments and forum.

Below is a sampling of stories published between May to December of 2010.

Is A University Degree Worth $1 Million?

To Write A Resume Objective Or Not – Alternatives To The Objective

How to talk about your greatest personal accomplishment in a job interview

My LinkedIn Makeover: The Basics

My LinkedIn Makeover: The Final Touches

How To Hatch A Career In Accounting Without Accounting-Related Education

3 New Jobs In Internet Marketing And Sales, And How You Can Get One

The Top 5 Ways To Use Your Holiday Downtime To Find A Job

5 Questions You Shouldn’t Ask During Your Interview

Resume Help: How To Write A Resume Objective

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