Edited digital science and other nonfiction books for kids. Produced fun, motivating, age-appropriate and standards-aligned digital content. Managed a variety of e-learning projects.
Edited fiction and nonfiction content for beginning readers, including young English-language learners (ELL).
Wrote nonfiction books for children.
Senior Editor of Young Citizens, a new social studies textbook for elementary school students. I work closely with writers and other editors to produce engaging, inclusive, empowering and standards-aligned content.
Regular contributor to Scholastic magazines, specializing in editing and writing engaging, fun, and standards-aligned science narratives for elementary and high school students.
Regular contributor to ABCMouse (Age of Learning), specializing in producing digital books and infographics for children in preschool through fifth grade. This includes editing content for beginning readers and young English-language learners (ELL).
Other freelance work includes editing and writing assignments for Stanford University, Discover magazine, Men's Health magazine, and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
Managing editor of Scholastic's kid's magazine, Science World, for grades 6-10. In this role, I worked closely with writers to finesse all features and approved all pages of the magazine before they went to press. This involved closely working with writers to develop a smooth, engaging, and easy-to-understand narrative, extensive proofreading and fact checking, and approving all pages of the magazine before they went to press. I worked closely with the editorial director, art director, editors and writers to provide feedback on all features, layouts, and infographics.
I love highly visual storytelling, and worked regularly with writers, experts, and art directors to create visually stunning and easy to understand infographics.
Edited the monthly news section: vetted pitches, set lineup, assigned stories to freelance writers, edited stories and wrote display copy, including coverlines, headlines and captions. Work with art team to tell stories visually through infographics, maps, photos and illustrations.
Wrote and researched stories with a focus on medicine, psychology, health, biology, neuroscience and archaeology. Fact-checked features.
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