Scroll down to view featured work for U.S. and international publications. Writing experience includes: Q&A’s, narratives, profile writing, features, interviews, copywriting, social media marketing, blogging, eNewsletters and Spanish to English translations. For a visual glance of a few selected articles, visit my portfolio on Contently.com.
- As a Contributing Writer for Womenalia, the Worldwide Social Network for Professional Women based in Madrid, Spain, I wrote the following feature stories:
- Interview~ Caitlin Crosby: Hollywood Songstress Turned Socially Responsible Entrepreneur, published April 23, 2014
- Event Review~ A Changing American Business Environment– published March 21, 2014
- How Do you Measure Success? Lessons from Coach Wooden, published February 12, 2014
- Unhappy at the Office? Try Saying “Thank You” More Often, published November 29, 2013
- Sent Off Over 50 Résumés and Still No Interview, published August 23, 2013
- Getting Chronic Back Pain at Your 9 – 5 Desk Job?, published July 23, 2013
- As a Contributing Writer for the Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans (PAAIA) in Orange County, California, I wrote the following feature story:
- Iranian American Swoops March Madness and Makes the Cover of Sports Illustrated, published March 23, 2010
Social Media Marketing:
- Two Things to Consider When Building a Business Network– Published October 31, 2014
- Interviews~ Building a Strong UCLA Alumni Community in Southern California– published August 19, 2014
- The Scoop on Free LinkedIn Features From Former LinkedIn Senior Sales Development Specialist, Rhonda Rabanal– Published August 25, 2014
blogging & Spanish to English translation:
- Spanish to English Translator for the blog of Zyncro, a technology company based in Barcelona, Spain. Independent contract translations published five days a week on WordPress.com, average 500-900 words per post, from October 1, 2013 to January 31, 2014.
- Travel, humor and food storyteller on WordPress.com~ Sarah Barbod- Cast Away In Translation
travel & culture translation:
- Profile, Q&A~ From North Carolina Pleasantries to Spain’s Love Of Cursing- An American’s Life As An Expat, published August 10, 2014
- Narrative writing~ Customer Service In Spain, published March 24, 2014
- Narrative writing~ Bad Word, published December 14, 2013
- Narrative writing~ When Did I Become Your Aunt?, published August 18, 2013
Food: http://crubox.myshopify.com/ (site deactivated as of September 24, 2014 by site owner).
Copywriter at the online store of European Gourmet Foods. Developed creative blog posts, country and product descriptions, copyedited core site content, and created promotional marketing materials- flyer and business cards. The following PDF showcases all original content I wrote for the site: Crubox Original Copy
- Interviews with student-athletes at University of California, Irvine- Intercollegiate Athletic Development Department. UCI’s “The Zot Spot” seasonal eNewsletter was sent to all donors, sponsors and alumni of the program.