Professional Experience

Red Ventures Education, Seattle, WA
Senior Editor
– Co-manage the BestColleges blog’s content calendar and oversee refreshes and freelancers.
– Conduct SEO research for potential topics and assess blog performance by analyzing page views, sessions, and SERPs.
– Refresh, copyedit, and approve approximately ten 500- to 1,500-word blog posts per week.
– Served as the first copy editor for 5-7 BestColleges blog posts per week.
– Contributed to content ideation sessions and pitched and wrote occasional blog posts.

PrepScholar, Remote
Blog Content Writer
– Produced 1-4 articles (1,000-4,000 words) a week for the SAT/ACT, GRE, and TOEFL blogs.
– Copyedited and updated published articles in accordance with the company style guide.

Freelance, Remote
Writer and Copy Editor
– Composed five in-depth articles for FluentU’s Japanese Language and Culture Blog.
– Contributed dozens of short posts on travel and local events to MapQuest Travel.
– Edited and proofread various educational lessons and articles for

JET Program, Urakawa, Hokkaido, Japan
Assistant Language Teacher
– Facilitated English lessons on a daily basis at local elementary and junior high schools.
– Prepared engaging lectures and English-learning materials, such as games and worksheets.


LARB Publishing Workshop, Los Angeles, CA
July 2019
– Professional development course on book, magazine, and digital publishing.

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
May 2019
– MA in Japanese Studies, 4.00/4.00 cumulative GPA.

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
May 2013
– BA in East Asian Languages and Cultures, English (Creative Writing), summa cum laude.

Skills & Certifications

  • Microsoft Office, Google Drive, WordPress, HubSpot, Forestry, Semrush.
  • AP style, Chicago style, MLA style.
  • Certified JLPT N2 Japanese-language ability.