My name is Megan. I’m a Fashion + Lifestyle Journalist and E-commerce Writer who I graduated last fall from Condé Nast College with a Master's in Fashion Media Practice: Journalism. I'm currently freelance writing for publications, like The Psychology of Fashion, House of Desiderata, and Rethink Beautiful while acting as the Digital Press Officer at an interior design firm in Santa Monica called Windsor Smith Home.
Please look through my portfolio for my most up to date work.
December 2020 - Current
DIGITAL PRESS OFFICER AT WINDSOR SMITH HOME
My responsibilities include conceiving and creating high-quality short-form branded content, including: display ads, branded Mini Story slideshows, newsletter pieces, social media posts and more. I also assist the team in special projects by handling video and photoshoot production, acting as point of contact between Windsor and the press, coordinating with talent, and handling scheduling. Additionally, I answer the phones and handle calendar management including coordinating and supporting all internal and external meetings.
November 2018 - Current
Send pitches and write articles for clients, such as Inertia Hysteria. I'm responsible for researching the publications beforehand, in order to send only relevant coverage with their brand identity in mind. I organize interviews and coordinate with talent to get visual assets for the client's articles.
September 2020 - November 2020
MARKETING AND PR INTERN AT ERDEM
My main responsibilities are to assist in the archiving of press samples and sending out press gifts. I also record courier and gifting expenses and monitor online press and missed editorials daily. In this role I also support the team in preparing for projects, like photo shoots, store installations and sample sales as well as the bi-annual fashion show. I'm responsible for the press shipments and act as point of contact within the company for sample requests, facilitating the sample needs of press, production, development, design, wholesale and e-commerce departments.
November 2019 - November 2020
EDITORIAL APPRENTICE AT THE PSYCHOLOGY OF FASHION
One of my key responsibilities is writing pitched and assigned articles on a weekly basis. I work on the site's CMS to upload the articles and refresh the advertisements. I support the team in preparing for any events and create social media story content to promote new articles on the site.
January 2020 - September 2020
STAFF WRITER ON CONDÉ NAST'S STUDENT MAGAZINE
As a writer for CNC's student magazine, I pitched and wrote stories relevant to the college's brand. These articles regarded news/trends in the fashion industry and events in London. I was also responsible for covering press events at the college as well as LFW fringe event: The Future of Fashion. I organized interviews and coordinated with talent to get visual assets for CNC's articles. I created video content for the school and formatted it for all of their media channels. I also assisted in the social media department: creating story content for Instagram, promoting a new course on Instagram live, and preparing visual assets for the school's feed.
January 2018 - May 2018
TEACHING ASSISTANT FOR YOUNG WRITERS PROGRAM
While working as a teacher’s assistant I taught adolescents at eighth and fifth grade levels how to strengthen their creative writing skills. At the end of the course the students published a book of poetry and fiction.