Magazine writing is the reason I decided to go into journalism.

There’s something about magazines that’s like no other medium. The way the right words mixed with the right visuals can resonate with a reader. How striking a story can be. It’s my favorite brand of storytelling.

From six-page spreads to short department stories, here’s a look at my magazine writing work.

Elements magazine | The business magazine for independent pharmacy


Elements magazine is a unique publication in that it’s a business magazine for independent pharmacies, but it has the look and feel of a consumer magazine.

As the editor of Elements magazine, I maintain an editorial calendar, brainstorm story ideas, maintain the magazine’s voice and mission, and write and edit all content published in the magazine. I’ve single-handedly written an entire issue of the magazine when we were short-staffed, came up with new content ideas on the fly when interviews fell through and consistently increased the brand recognition of the magazine.

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VintageKC magazine | Home. Fashion. DIY.


I served as a contributing writer for VintageKC magazine, a vintage lifestyle magazine inspired by the booming vintage and antique market in Kansas City, for multiple issues and participated in the magazine’s craft department every issue.

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Natural Home and Garden magazine | Living wisely. Living well.

As an editorial intern with Natural Home and Garden magazinewhich is now Mother Earth Living magazine, I wrote articles for the print magazine and produced online content such as blog posts, news briefs and product reviews.

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The Herb Companion magazine | Grow. Cook. Heal.

As an editorial intern for The Herb Companion magazine, which is now Mother Earth Living magazine, I brainstormed ideas and wrote weekly blog posts for The Herb Companion’s website about cooking, healing and gardening with herbs.

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