Scroll down, click around, and read through my work as a freelance writer. Just a note: The title hyperlink will take you to a PDF of the article hosted on this website. The outlet hyperlink will take you directly to the live piece, where possible, or to the publication’s homepage.
“On The Job: FOX Meteorologist Maria Molina Is Not Your Average Weather Woman” on GirlsLife.com. A Q&A focusing on how Molina followed her interests from high school to her current gig on FOX. Nearly 400 social shares.
“8 Passive Aggressive Texts Everybody Sends (And What to Type Instead!)” on TeenVogue.com. A “most popular” lifestyle service post targeting texting don’ts.
“Lots of Good Friends But No Best Friend? Hey, That’s OK–Here’s Why” on GirlsLife.com. A well-received web piece that explains the differences in friendships to tweens and teens
“Tough Stuff: I Think I Might Be Gay. What Do I Do?” on GirlsLife.com. A well-received webfeature based on an anonymous reader question about sexual identity
“Hacks to Boost Your Final Grade Before the End of the Year” on TeenVogue.com. Four simple ways to evaluate your learning style and problem, and add a few points to your GPA before grades are due.
“Which Type of College Is Right for You?” on STEMjobs.com. Choose-your-own-adventure tackles the college search, helping applicants decide which type of 2-year or 4 -year institution fits their goals and situation.
“5 Things That Are Killing Your Grades–But So Don’t Have To” on GirlsLife.com. A step-by-step guide for school-age kids and older to get their grades back on track
“Breaking the College Code: What’s the Deal With AP, IB, SAT and ACT?” on GirlsLife.com. An explanatory web piece that goes straight to the source to help teens in a college prep curriculum
“It’s Not Too Late to Nab a Summer Internship–Here’s How” on TeenVogue.com. A three-step feature showing teens how to make the best of a bad situation.
“Getting Through Tax Season as a First-Time Freelancer” on Mediabistro.com. Four tax pros take beginners through the basics.
“7 Red Flags on Your Resume–and HR Advice to Fix ‘Em Fast” on Mediabistro.com. Hiring managers reveal resume wrongs media industry professionals are making.
“9 Ways to Make the Most Out of Your Part-Time Job” on TeenVogue.com. A millennial careers pro shares tips on maximizing a minimum wage gig.
“Double Your Freelance Rate with These Easy Negotiation Tips” on Make A Living Writing. Real world advice on asking for what your worth.
“The Million-Dollar Question: Should You Marry Him?” on SELF.com. Relationship experts and couples therapists discuss four questions you should ask yourself before you answer his.
“The Dating Advice You Need to Hear (From a Woman Who’s Interviewed 200+ Happy Couples)” on Greatist.com. A candid interview with Washington Post wedding reporter Ellen McCarthy.
HEALTH AND FITNESS
“The 7 Guidelines Doctors Don’t Follow (and You Shouldn’t, Either)” on Greatist. An interview-heavy piece featuring doctors’ advice straight from their own lives.
“Everything You Need to Know Before You Buy Your Next Dozen Eggs” on Greatist. Egg experts (yes, there is such a thing) dish the nitty gritty on whats lurking on your egg carton label.
“Listeria: WTF Is It and Should I Be Worried About All These Food Recalls?” on Greatist. A research-driven examination of recent listeria outbreaks with advice from a food safety expert and a doctor.
“Behind The Label: The Good (and Bad) in Greek Yogurt, FroYo and Ice Cream” on GirlsLife.com. A research-heavy piece that investigates nutrition labels for popular summer treats
“Why You Can’t Just ‘Let It Go’: The Science of Earworms” on GirlsLife.com. A quick news-focused piece that uses information from a recent scientific study
“Insta-Awesome! 10 Healthy Dares From Your Favorite Celebs” on GirlsLife.com. A social-sourced article that offers inspirational advice from favorite teen celebrities
SCIENCE AND ENVIRONMENT
“We’re Messing Up The Rivers” on hangPROUD.com. An investigative look at our effect on fresh water sources.
“What’s Wrong With Ethanol?” on hangPROUD.com. A glance at the history of ethanol-fueled engines and inventions on the horizon.
“What LoveLeeSoaps!” on hangPROUD.com. A review of the cutest soaps on Earth.
“Meredith Tucker: Singing a Sweet Anthem” on hangPROUD.com. A product review of a boutique perfumery.
“Book Corner: A Catch of Consequence“ on hangPROUD.com. A 300-word review of a popular historical fiction novel.
FRONT OF BOOK (FOB)
“Did You Know? Biking” in New Jersey Life
“Did You Know? Cranberry Harvest” in New Jersey Life
“Did You Know? Christmas Trees” in New Jersey Life
“Things We Love” in New Jersey Life
“Embrace the Pallor” on hangPROUD.com. A 500-word love letter to pale, porcelain skin and the ladies who rock it.
“PMS Woes of Joes” on hangPROUD.com. An investigation into Irritable Male Syndrome.