Writing & Editing

Writer and Editor for news and politics blogs.

Calendar Editor, Sonoma Family Life and Mendo/Lake Family Life Magazines
Roehnert Park, CA, Jan.-May 2011.

Researched, compiled, and edited monthly calendar events for online and print magazines using Bondware CMS. Gathered photos and permissions for calendars, guides, and “Bits and Pieces” features. Entered, edited, and updated annual preschool and summer camp guides with FileMaker Pro database. Posted articles and relevant content to 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).