RÉSUMÉ

Denver, CO | 804-754-5977 | bridgetdouglasrva@gmail.com

Leveraging years of writing experience in both print and online publications, offering a unique lens into the world of travel, food, environmental issues, politics and local business. Looking to harness my abilities in a writing role where I can make a difference and elevate an organization’s growth and impact.                  

WRITING/EDITING EXPERIENCE

303 MAGAZINE, Denver, CO September 2017 – Present     

Food & Lifestyle Writer    

Investigating and revealing the best that Denver and the state of Colorado have to offer; Crafting stories that make people excited to want to try new things; Interviewing restaurateurs and business owners; Utilizing SEO and Keywords through WordPress; My articles average 1,700 shares on Facebook.     

FREELANCE WRITER 2015 – Present

Built my writing skills across many topics: trending news and branded/lifestyle content; Contributed to The Odyssey Online, The Ladies Network, Compare.com, One Green Planet and Taylor Magazine.

THE CAROLINE PROGRESS, Bowling Green, VA 2016

Newspaper Reporter

Created news stories compiled from attending board of supervisors and town hall meetings; Interviewed local residents, for example, a stage four lung cancer survivor and a 95-year-old woman about longevity.

RVA MAGAZINE/GayRVA, Richmond, VA 2015

Editorial Intern

Wrote 60 articles for the magazine’s website; I learned how to be a journalist doing political, profile and opinion pieces.

VIRGINIA LIVING MAGAZINE, Richmond, VA 2014

Editorial Intern

Learned how to copy-edit and fact check; Worked on a huge Excel project and managed their Pinterest.

ADDITIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE

ST. JOSEPH HOSPITAL, Denver, CO July 2017 – Present

Customer Care Tech II

Providing a critical role as a liaison to the nurses and employees in getting the supplies they need. Acts a leader for my team by communicating with my manager to improve processes.

WAITRESS/BABYSITTER 2008 – 2017

Your standard millennial, just trying to make it out here.

EDUCATION

Virginia Commonwealth University

  • B.S. in Mass Communications; Strategic Advertising,  2015, Cum Laude

SKILLS – Content Creation, S.E.O., Digital Marketing, Social Media Outreach, HTML Coding Basics, Journalism, AP Style, Fact Checking, Copy Editing, Blog Writing, Adobe Creative Suite, Problem Solving, Time Management, Leadership, Creative Briefs, Interviewing, Photography, Slack, WordPress, Research, Organization, Mac OS, PC, Audio Software, Transcribing, Excel, G Suite, Hospitality, Travel, Customer Service and more.