Writer and Editor for various news and politics blogs.
Researched, compiled, and edited monthly calendar events for online and print magazines using Bondware CMS. Gathered photos and permissions for calendars and “Bits and Pieces” features. Compiled and edited annual preschool and summer camp guides with FileMaker Pro database. Updated company’s facebook pages. Documented styles and processes for calendars and guides. www.sonomafamilylife.com and www.mendolakefamilylife.com.
Columnist, Russian River Monthly and Sonoma County Gazette
Rio Nido, CA, February 2009-May 2011.
Covered community news, issues, and events for my monthly columns, “West County Buzz” (for the now defunct Russian River Monthly) and “Rockin’ Rio Nido” (with co-columnist Elena Chronis for the Sonoma County Gazette at www.sonomacountygazette.com). Also wrote about local happenings in my blog, Russian River Rattina (rrrattina.blogspot.com, 2007-2011).