PROFILE Originally from California, I have over 15 years of experience in academic publishing and editorial management. Since 2015, I have worked as a journalist and editor of lifestyle magazines in France and Monaco, building a substantial network with local press, municipalities, schools, businesses, and the tourism and MICE event industries. I have travelled extensively and lived in several countries, so I enjoy working with people from different cultures. I speak French and Italian, I thrive in a varied and challenging work environment and always maintain a calm and pleasant demeanour, despite tight deadlines.
Communication specialist across multiple channels: print, websites, email marketing, social media, podcasts, video creation, etc.
Creative content writer for journalistic, marketing and academic styles: skilled at storytelling.
Writing style can change to match target audience, marketing partner and house style.
Able to simplify complex information into easily readable material.
Efficient project manager and editorial planner for short and long-term deadlines.
Work well autonomously and within teams; enjoy collaborating and brainstorming ideas for more successful outcomes.
Skilled in luxury translation from French and Italian to English which requires rewriting the text for continuity and flow.
Manage multiple websites with SEO for greater visibility, social media accounts & and digital marketing campaigns.
Cultivate excellent client and partner relationships, especially within the luxury sector; experienced working with HNWIs.
Attentive listener, trained interviewer and skilled mediator; resolve conflict quickly, peacefully and positively and strive for a drama-free environment.
Entrepreneurial spirit and always full of creative ideas
Travelled extensively and familiar with different cultural and social mores. Former member of the UK Political Studies Association and volunteered as the Press officer for the Italian Politics Specialist Group.
Created an award-winning blog on Italian culture, cooking, politics and travel: Cultural Comments
LANGUAGES English: Native Italian: Fluent French: Business level (C1)
SKEMA Business School - French Language Certification C1, 2022
Academy of Culinary Nutrition, 2016 Certificate Culinary Nutrition Expert
University of Sheffield - Master in Journalism, with Merit, 2015 Modules included NCTJ-accredited news and feature writing, UKmedia law and public affairs, propaganda, multi-media productionand video editing.
University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point - BA in Art & Design, 2006
Université de Marseille II - Aix-en-Provence, 2002 French languages course