Writer & Content Specialist with 10+ years of experience crafting content for annual reports, blog posts, newsletters, press releases and social media. Technical skills: WordPress, Joomla, Meltwater.
Construction Jobs Rise While Employers Struggle with Labor Shortage
I wrote this blog post and performed all research regarding a boom in construction jobs leaving the industry without enough workers to fill projects.
BIM Executives Discuss CAD, BIM Standards Release & Program Development Plans
I framed this blog post around the best talking points of an executive meeting and the 17-page PowerPoint deck that was presented. I chose the editorial direction, graphic and headline.
Rebuilding Together to Lead Over 1,000 Repair Projects For National Rebuilding Month
Each April, Rebuilding Together brings together volunteers across the nation for National Rebuilding Month, an annual call to service, to help solve the urgent need for safe homes and communities for those in need.
Celebrating NIBS Volunteers During April’s National Volunteer Month
I interviewed three National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) volunteers and wrote about the work they are doing for NIBS in observance of National Volunteer Month. I chose the direction of the blog, post and wrote based on questions I emailed to them, and Zoom interviews with all three members, who lead three different NIBS councils.
Collaborative Digital Delivery in the Age of Information Privacy and Cybersecurity
The latest report on cybersecurity within the BIM industry.
EMAIL MARKETING: HJF Technology Transfer Tech Showcase (March 2021)
I created content for 12 emails for this campaign targeting technology transfer professionals who would be interested in partnering with HJF to market their inventions and other works. The content language that I crafted for those emails was also used for this press release that kicked off a technology showcase. The showcase highlighted selections of the more than 230 technologies HJF has available for license that range from therapeutics and treatments to vaccines and devices.
WEB CONTENT: IT Solutions for Bioinformatics & Medical Research (May 2021)
I assisted in content creation for the IT services page of the Henry M. Jackson Foundation for Military Medicine (HJF) in preparation for its Enabling Military Medical Research & Governance (EMERGE) marketing campaign.
COPYEDITING CLIP: Defining & Advancing a Gender-Competent Family Planning Service Provider: Competency Framework & eLearning Course (DEC 2021)
I copy-edited this training manual for punctuation, grammar, and sentence structure for clarity. The document was published by USAID’s Office of Population and Reproductive Health as part of the HRH2030 initiative. It was developed to provide a global gender-competency framework and eLearning for family planning service providers to improve gender-awareness in health workers.
ALS Advocates Take Action During Congressional Recess (2019)
I wrote this blog post from research from press releases, website content and video footage gathered from the 2019 ALS advocacy conference.
DIRECT MAIL PIECE: Michelle Darbro: Public Service Not Political Agendas (Feb. 2020)
I drafted all content for this mail piece which described the agenda and character of Michelle Darbro, state representative candidate for Illinois District 20, within the Chicago suburbs. Darbro won her primary bid on March 17, 2020.
DIRECT MAIL: Democrat Rita Hayfield: She Never Stops Fighting for Us (FEB 2020)
I created the original content for this direct mailer for the campaign of Rep. Rita Mayfield of Illinois.
SOCIAL MEDIA POST: National PTA Founders Day (FEB 2019)
I wrote this social media post and determined the best time to schedule it to announced the anniversary of National PTA's Founders Day on February 17th, 2019. The post garnered a reach of over 21,000 views and the engagement of over 1,000 teachers, parents & other education advocates that included 225 shares and 161 likes.
REACH: 21,795 | ENGAGEMENTS: 1,564
BLOG POST: High School Students Raise Money for ALS Research (OCT 2019)
I wrote this article from email correspondence and interviews with educators who were involved.
WEB ARTICLE: Official Recognized for Role in Reopening of Pentagon Blood Donation Center (2010)
While working as a sub-contractor with Lockheed Martin, I wrote this article on the re-opening of the Pentagon Blood Donor Center for the Armed Services Blood Program. Ms. Embrey's work and dedication made it possible for the center to relocate and reopen at a new site.
BLOG POST: 8 Questions to Ask before Opening a Bank or Credit Union Account (May 2014)
With the exception of the first sentence which was updated for 2021, I conducted all research and wrote this entire blog post, originally posted in 2014.
Both banks and credit unions offer financial products that include checking and savings accounts, and loans, but they do have two major differences.
The first is that banks are for-profit corporations, owned by stockholders. Credit unions, on the other hand...