Ariana Hendrix

Resume

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Extensive experience writing, editing and curating digital content for websites and applications
  • Highly skilled and trained in creative writing; able to compose high-quality work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Experience in creating and executing marketing, communications, and PR strategies, including press releases, email marketing, planning and curating social media content, and writing copy for advertorials
  • Proficient in copyediting, proofreading, and content-related editing
  • Proficiency with WordPress and Contentful; some experience with basic web editing
  • Exceptional ability to multitask, generate strategies, optimize resources, and work both independently or as part of a team to produce the highest quality product or experience
  • Experience writing hard news and feature stories; understanding of AP style
  • University-level teaching experience gained through one semester as a Teaching Assistant to an upper-level English Literature course; planned and conducted lectures, assessed student work, and practiced classroom management.
  • Teaching experience at the secondary level gained as a student teacher/classroom assistant for 9th and 10th grade English classes in a Norwegian high school

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Content Editor, Urban Infrastructure Partner (March 2017-Present)
Content Editor, Stay.com (Jan 2015-May 2017)
Oslo Correspondent, Citinerary (June-Dec 2014)
Contributing Writer, Our Amazing Norway (April 2014)
News Writer, Traverse City Ticker (Aug-Dec 2013)
Feature Writer, Traverse City Business News (Aug-Dec 2013)
Feature Writer, Spirituality and Health Magazine (2012-2013)
Contributing Writer, MyNorth Wedding (Sept-Nov 2013)
Contributing Writer, Traverse Magazine (2012-2013)
Contributing Writer, MyNorth.com (2012-2013)
Feature Writer, The Awesome Mitten (June-Sept 2012)
Communications Intern, Traverse City Film Festival (June-Aug 2010)

EDUCATION

International TEFL Academy
Certification in Teaching English as a Second/Foreign Language, with 25 hours of teaching practicum (January-May 2014)

San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA
M.A. English Literature; research focuses in feminist theory, ecofeminist literary theory, and 18th-cent. women’s writing (2011-2013)
GPA: 4.0

Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, MI
B.A. Creative Writing, Minor in Anthropology (2006-2010)
GPA: 3.7

Kingston University, London, UK
Courses taken in English Literature and Political Science (2009)

 

References gladly provided upon request.