Freelance Video Producer & Writer
Eve Daniels, LLC, Minneapolis | March 2014-Present
I provide freelance services in video production and writing, covering fields ranging from science and technology to the arts, business, and education.
Editor / Content Manager
Catersource Magazine, Conference & Tradeshow, Minneapolis | October 2013-June 2014
Managed, wrote, and edited print, web, and social media content for a B2B publication (25K circulation; 7 issues per year) and annual event for catering professionals.
Director, Digital Media Strategy
School of Public Health, University of MN, Minneapolis | December 2012-October 2013
Developed and implemented the school’s digital media strategy, with tools and tactics including websites, videos, social media, and e-newsletters.
Associate Director, Communications
VP for Research, University of MN, Minneapolis | April 2011-December 2012
Managed content for websites, e-newsletters, and other strategic communications for all OVPR units. Served as editor/writer on business and research blogs.
Senior Writer / Editor
Hanley Wood Marketing, Minneapolis | April 2010-April 2011
Wrote, edited, and assigned brand-sponsored content for print and interactive marketing projects, including websites, blogs, custom publications, social media, and e-newsletters.
Institute on the Environment, University of MN, St. Paul | 2007-2010
Wrote, edited, and assigned content for print and online communications. Planned and implemented PR strategies. Co-founded and served as editor/writer on Momentum magazine (now Ensia).
Greenspring Media, Minneapolis | 2004-2006
Wrote and edited stories for Where Twin Cities, Meetings: Minnesota’s Hospitality Journal, Official Visitors Guide, Twin Cities Guest Guide, Twin Cities Living, and Chicago Living.
Minnesota Public Radio, St. Paul | 2002-2004
Wrote copy about regional and national radio programs for articles, ads, and sales kits. Served as editor on MPR’s “Plugged In” supplement in Minnesota Monthly magazine.
Bachelor of Arts: Technical Communication, Metropolitan State University | 2000-02
Video/film training: Minneapolis College (2009-11): Cinema Production 1 & 2, Sound for Image, Screenwriting, Cinema History; IFP Minnesota Center for Media Arts (2008 & 2016): Cinematography, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere
Graduate courses: University of Minnesota: Leadership for the Common Good (2012), Science Writing for Popular Audiences (2007); Hamline University: Groundings in Creative Nonfiction (2003), Creative Writing Core Seminar (2002)
Canon 5D and EOS cameras, Final Cut Pro X, Adobe Premiere, Photoshop, MailChimp, WordPress, Drupal, Final Draft, Google Drive apps, Google Analytics
Minnesota Magazine & Publications Association (2005-06; 2009-10):
Gold: Momentum magazine: Overall Excellence, Overall Design, Best Feature, Best Publisher’s Letter, Best Technical Article, Best Single Cover
Greenspring Media Group: Best Feature (Where), Overall Excellence (Meetings), Overall Design (Meetings), Best Visuals (Meetings), Best Directory (Visitors Guide), Best Media Kit (MN Monthly)
Silver: Best Feature (Momentum & Meetings), Best Single Topic Issue (Momentum), Best Publisher’s Letter (Momentum), Overall Design (Meetings), Best Visuals (Meetings), Best Column (Meetings)
Bronze: Overall Design (Momentum & Where), Overall Publication (Momentum), Best Directory (TC Living), Best Single Topic Issue (Where)
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (2018): First place for monarch on milkweed photo, #MNPublicLands Photo Contest
Pride of CASE Awards (2019): Silver: Best Videos for Student Recruitment: UMN College of Science and Engineering, Why I Chose My Major
University of Minnesota Maroon & Gold Awards (2008 to present):
- Why I Chose My Major: College of Science & Engineering video series (2019)
- College of Biological Sciences Scholarship & Student Experience videos (2019)
- CTS Research Makes an Impact: Driver-Assist Systems video (2019)
- Food Matters web series (2016)
- CBS Experience video (2015)
- Writing: Here Comes the Sun (2015)
- Drupal Basics handout (2015)
- Momentum magazine (2010-11)
- Big Question: Feast or Famine video (2010)
- Institute on the Environment website (2008)