Professional Experience

Please contact Rin-rin for an extended CV with details of her experience. Jump down to see her technical details.

Howard University, Washington, DC
Oversee editorial direction of historically Black university’s digital and print publications, including Howard Magazine,, and Bison Beat presidential newsletter.

  • Winner, Folio: Eddie & Ozzie Awards 2022, Best Website Design (Howard Magazine/ The Dig)
  • Silver, Education Digital Marketing Awards 2022, Digital Publication (The Dig)
  • Bronze, Education Digital Marketing Awards 2022, Microsite (Howard Magazine)
  • Gold, CASE Circle of Excellence Awards 2022, Publishing Improvement
  • Silver, CASE Circle of Excellence Awards 2022, 2021 Issues
  • Winner, Folio: Eddie & Ozzie Awards 2021, Best Cover
  • Winner, Folio: Eddie & Ozzie Awards 2021, Best Magazine Redesign
  • Winner, Folio: Eddie & Ozzie Awards 2021, Best Single Article
  • Honorable Mention, Folio: Eddie & Ozzie Awards 2021, Best Profile

Principal and Co-Founder
Silver Media Group LLC, Silver Spring, MD
Head of strategic marketing and content consultancy. Oversee client projects on communications strategy, branding, content marketing, social media planning and execution, writing and editing, graphic design, publications production, video and photography, web strategy and development.

Editor-in-chief (contract)
Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Washington, DC
Lead editorial of digital magazine, Volta Voices, for community of those who are deaf/ hard of hearing using hearing technology to listen and speak. Managed transition from print to online and produce bi-monthly newsletter.

Director of Content
Washingtonian, Washington, DC
Led editorial direction and project management of custom media department. Projects included print and digital publications, website redesigns and management, social media, website traffic analytics, proposal writing, and internal blog and marketing. Contributed to Washingtonian Magazine.

Clients include the Royal Norwegian Embassy, the Drug Enforcement Administration, Georgetown School of Foreign Service, Georgetown McCourt School of Public Policy, WomenHeart: The National Coalition of Women with Heart Disease, Greater Washington Board of Trade, and Rose Financial Services.

Director of Online Content
National Association of Home Builders, Washington, DC
Directed digital content and social media strategy for national trade association. Managed workflows, developed content strategies, edited multimedia content, and directed efforts across several web properties, microsites, social media, e-newsletters, apps, and blogs. Led content requirements for website overhaul and redesign.

Online Product Development Manager
Managed, developed, launched media websites and content delivery products.
Senior Editor
Managed and reported for trade business publications: Pool&Spa News, Aquatics International and Waterpark Resorts Today.
Hanley Wood Business Media, Washington, DC (digital product manager) and Los Angeles, CA (senior editor)

City Editor and Online Contributor (contract)
Not For Tourists, Inc, New York, NY
Edited content for annual city guide, and expanded book sections for Los Angeles and D.C. editions.

Political Producer
WHDH-TV 7News, Boston, MA
Produced political stories from the field, focusing on New England gubernatorial and senate races.

News Desk Assistant
ABC News, New York, NY
Coordinated news production of network’s Good Morning America and World News This Morning.

Assistant Editor, Journal of Advertising Research
Advertising Research Foundation, New York, NY
Assisted team in coordinating peer-reviewed journal and other company publications

I also once dabbled in corporate litigation as a paralegal.

Technical knowledge: Adobe Lightroom, Photoshop, InCopy, InDesign, Google Analytics, Omniture, Microsoft office, HTML, Brightcove, YouTube, Google analytics. Tons of experience with many content management systems. Fan of WordPress.

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