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Nonfiction

Feature story, “New Kind of Poetry Slam for Alzheimer’s, Dementia Sufferers,” Affect Magazine, Editor, Helaina Hovitz, January 28, 2015

Feature story, “Beyoncé, Desmond Howard & State Bags Bring Hope to Kids in Need,” Affect Magazine, Editor (with additional reporting), Helaina Hovitz, December 18, 2014

Feature story, “Horvath Spotlights @Home-Less in New Documentary,” Affect Magazine, Editor, Helaina Hovitz, December 17, 2014

Feature story, “The Fab Four: Colleges in Central U.S. Give Back in Unique Ways,” Affect Magazine, Editor, Helaina Hovitz, December 15, 2014

Lifestyle/beauty article, “Protect Skin Naturally with These DIY Sunscreen Recipes,” Strategy Magazine, Editor, Becky Dolgener, August 29, 2014

Lifestyle/beauty article, “7 Steps to a Healthier Makeup Routine,” Strategy Magazine, Editor, Becky Dolgener, August 28, 2014

Feature article, “Novartis Pharmaceuticals Takes Top Billing in DiversityInc. Rankings,” Strategy Magazine, Editor, Becky Dolgener, June 9, 2014

Feature article, “Work-at-Home Mom? 5 Style tips, starting with ditching the jammies,” Moxie Lady, Editor, Peggy Conger, May 29, 2014

Blog post, “Do You Pin? Easy Pinterest Practices for Writers,” She Just Writes, Editor, Nicole Stokes, May 14, 2014

Copywriter, Mischa Communications, Inc., January 2014-January 2015

Marketing Writer, James Publishing, 2013-2014

Case study, “Family Law Firm’s Traditional and Social Marketing,” James Toolbox: What is Working in Attorney Marketing, James Publishing, Editor, Jim Pawell, September 25, 2014, http://jamestoolbox.com/family-law-firms-traditional-social-marketing/

Case study, “Adoption Firm’s Multi-Pronged Social Approach,” James Toolbox: What is Working in Attorney Marketing, James Publishing, Editor, Jim Pawell, April 17, 2014, http://jamestoolbox.com/adoption-firms-multi-pronged-social-approach/

Contributor/Blogger, The Manigault Group: FE Media/Lingk2us Magazine, October 2012-present

Blog post, “Bracelets & Ribbon Ties: Fashion & Function in a Surprising Place,” FE Media, The Mom (and Dad!) Collective, The FTM Chronicles, Editor, Judith Manigault, November 26, 2015, https://femedia1.wordpress.com/2015/11/26/bracelets-ribbon-ties-fashion-function-in-a-surprising-place/

Blog post, “6 Strategies to Survive Sleep Deprivation that Don’t Include Sleep When the Baby Sleeps,” FE Media, The Mom (and Dad!) Collective, The FTM Chronicles, Editor, Judith Manigault, October 10, 2015

Blog post, “Healing After Traumatic Childbirth: 7 Keys to a Better Birth Experience,” FE Media, The Mom (and Dad!) Collective, The FTM Chronicles, Editor, Judith Manigault, August 16, 2015, https://femedia1.wordpress.com/2015/08/16/healing-after-traumatic-childbirth-7-keys-to-a-better-birth-experience/

Blog post, “19 Survival Tips for the Last Month of Pregnancy,” FE Media, The Mom (and Dad!) Collective, The FTM Chronicles, Editor, Judith Manigault, May 21, 2015

Blog post, “Our Second Act: What I Currently Have in Common with the Duchess of Cambridge,” FE Media, The Mom (and Dad!) Collective, The FTM Chronicles, Editor, Judith Manigault, March 16, 2015

Blog post, “A Veggie Tale: 11 Ways to Get Toddlers to Eat Vegetables,” FE Media, The Mom (and Dad!) Collective, The FTM Chronicles, Editor, Judith Manigault, January 25, 2015

Blog post, “7 Things to Do for Yourself as a Mom,” FE Media, The Mom (and Dad!) Collective, The FTM Chronicles, Editor, Judith Manigault, November 7, 2014, https://femedia1.wordpress.com/2015/08/13/7-things-to-do-for-yourself-as-a-mom/

Blog post, “Baby Dude’s Banana and Strawberry Smash Cake,” FE Media, The Mom (and Dad!) Collective, The FTM Chronicles, Editor, Judith Manigault, October 3, 2014

Blog post, “17 Signs You’re the Mama of an Infant,” FE Media, The Mom (and Dad!) Collective, The FTM Chronicles, Editor, Judith Manigault, September 2, 2014

Blog post, “Baby Dude Discovers the Pacifier,” FE Media, The Mom (and Dad!) Collective, The FTM Chronicles, Editor, Judith Manigault, August 6, 2014

Blog post, “A Mom’s Heart on her First Mother’s Day,” FE Media, The Mom (and Dad!) Collective, The FTM Chronicles, Editor, Judith Manigault, May 6, 2014

Blog post, “The Ugly Truth: Baseball Player Daniel Murphy’s Paternity Leave Controversy Hits Home,” FE Media, The Mom (and Dad!) Collective, The FTM Chronicles, Editor, Judith Manigault, April 28, 2014

Feature article, “Heaven is for Real Hits the Big Screen with a Powerful Message of Hope,” Lingk2us Magazine, Editor, Judith Manigault, April 24, 2014

Blog post, “Ever Hear of Telo Efflu? Here’s what you need to know…” FE Media, The Mom (and Dad!) Collective, The FTM Chronicles, Editor, Judith Manigault, April 8, 2014

Blog post, “These Aren’t Your Grandma’s Cloth Diapers: Modern Cloth Diapering 101,” FE Media, The Mom (and Dad!) Collective, The FTM Chronicles, Editor, Judith Manigault, April 7, 2014, https://femedia1.wordpress.com/2015/08/13/these-arent-your-grandmas-cloth-diapers-modern-cloth-diapering-101/

Feature article, “Get Great Advice: 5 Faith-filled Experts Decode 5 Key Areas,” Lingk2us Magazine, Editor, Judith Manigault, February 28, 2014

Blog post, “Baby Dude’s Ultimate Teething Toolbox,” FE Media, The Mom (and Dad!) Collective, The FTM Chronicles, Editor, Judith Manigault, February 14, 2014, https://femedia1.wordpress.com/2015/08/12/baby-dudes-ultimate-teething-toolbox/

Blog post, “The Bash-Free Bubble,” FE Media, The Mom (and Dad!) Collective, The FTM Chronicles, Editor, Judith Manigault, January 16, 2014

Blog post, “The Preposterous Postpartum Baby Bump Presumption,” FE Media, The Mom (and Dad!) Collective, The FTM Chronicles, Editor, Judith Manigault, December 13, 2013, https://femedia1.wordpress.com/2015/08/25/the-preposterous-postpartum-baby-bump-presumption/

Blog post, “Baby Dude & I: The First 60 Days 15 Surprises, Challenges, Endearments & Life Affirmations of Motherhood,” The Mom (and Dad!) Collective: The FTM Chronicles, Editor, Judith Manigault, October 31, 2013, https://femedia1.wordpress.com/2015/08/11/baby-dude-discovers-the-pacifier/

Blog post, “New Mommy Advice Cards,” The Mom (and Dad!) Collective: The FTM Chronicles, Editor, Judith Manigault, October 7, 2013

Blog post, “9 Things to Say and Not to Say to a Pregnant Woman,” The Mom (and Dad!) Collective, Editor, Judith Manigault, September 9, 2013, https://femedia1.wordpress.com/2015/08/21/9-things-to-say-and-not-to-say-to-a-pregnant-woman/

Feature article, “To Uncover Your Next Big Idea: HATCH! A new book by C. McNair Wilson shows us how!” Lingk2us Magazine, Editor, Judith Manigault, December 6, 2012

Contributing Writer, Profiles in Diversity Journal, 2012-present

Trade magazine article, “Higher Education Leader Takes Reigns at 2U: Susan Cates Shares Women Leadership Lessons,” Profiles in Diversity Journal, Editor, Ruth Hawk, Spring 2016, pp. 46-47, https://issuu.com/diversityjournal/docs/spring_2016?e=4480583/35947629

Trade magazine article, “Student Conservation Association Diversifying National Park Service with Exciting Initiatives,” Profiles in Diversity Journal, Editor, Katherine Sandlin, November/December 2014, pp. 60, http://issuu.com/diversityjournal/docs/pdj_novdec_2014/63?e=4480583/10929643

Trade magazine article, “Top Pharmaceutical Executive Pedro Lichtinger on Hispanic Youth Outreach and Diversity as Corporate Culture,” Profiles in Diversity Journal, Editor, Katherine Sandlin, November/December 2014, pp. 56, http://issuu.com/diversityjournal/docs/pdj_novdec_2014/59?e=4480583/10929643

Trade magazine article, “Social Work at the Office? USC School of Social Work Offers a New Master’s Program with a Workplace Focus,” Profiles in Diversity Journal, Editor, Katherine Sandlin, May/June 2014, pp. 56, http://issuu.com/diversityjournal/docs/2014_mayjun/61?e=4480583/7856382

Feature article, “Lean In Sparks Success Connections at Kirkland & Ellis,” Profiles in Diversity Journal, Editor, James Gorman, November/December 2013, pp. 56, http://issuu.com/diversityjournal/docs/pdj_novdec_13/59?e=4480583/5555676

Trade magazine article, “Women for Women International Empowers War Survivors Worldwide,” Profiles in Diversity Journal, Editor, Grace Austin, July/August 2013, pp. 14, http://issuu.com/diversityjournal/docs/2013_julaug/17?e=4480583/3833037

Feature article, “The First Amendment’s Impact on Campus Diversity,” Profiles in Diversity Journal, Editor, Grace Austin, May/June 2013, pp. 32, http://issuu.com/diversityjournal/docs/2013_mayjun/34

Trade magazine article, “MOOCs Open Doors for Diverse Student Body,” Profiles in Diversity Journal, Editor, Grace Austin, January/February 2013, pp. 20, http://issuu.com/diversityjournal/docs/2013_janfeb

Trade magazine article, “Diverse MBAs A Priority at NYU’s Stern School of Management,” Profiles in Diversity Journal, Editor, Grace Austin, July/August 2012, pp. 32, http://issuu.com/diversityjournal/docs/2012_julaug/33

Newspaper article, “Consignment shops resource for thrifty shoppers,” The Suburbanite, Editor, Kymberli Hagelberg, May 11, 2012

Contributing Writer, Hope for Women Magazine, 2011-2012

Social Media Manager, Hope for Women Magazine, 2011-2012

Beauty article, “Authentically Beautiful: How five vibrant Hope readers keep themselves gorgeous,” Hope for Women Magazine, Editor, Judy Morton, November 19, 2012, pp. 18, http://www.magcloud.com/webviewer/468033?__r=&s=v

Web feature article, “Women That Inspire: Kay Warren,” Hope for Women Magazine, Editor, Kathryn Whitbourne, July 19, 2012, http://hopeforwomenmag.com/featured/women-that-inspire-kay-warren

Book review, “Kay Warren’s New Book Inspires with Message to Choose Joy,” Hope for Women Magazine, Editor, Kathryn Whitbourne, July 19, 2012, http://hopeforwomenmag.com/entertainment/books-entertainment/kay-warren-book-choose-joy

Beauty article, “Pamper Your Kisser for Spring with Eco-Friendly Lip Care,” Hope for Women Magazine, Editor, Judy Morton, May 9, 2012, http://hopeforwomenmag.com/style-beauty/pamper-your-kisser-for-spring-with-eco-friendly-lip-care

Beauty article, “Facial Cleansers and the Great Toner Debate,” Hope for Women Magazine, Editor, Judy Morton, March 9, 2012, http://hopeforwomenmag.com/style-beauty/beauty-skin/facial-cleansers-and-the-great-toner-debate

Feature article, “Why Occupy? Why women are choosing to participate in the Occupy movement around the country,” Hope for Women Magazine, Editor, Judy Morton, February 17, 2012

Fashion article, “Winter Hats for Hair on the Go: Pretty hats warm your ears in style,” Hope for Women Magazine, Editor, Judy Morton, February 17, 2012

Profile story, “Domestic Violence Worker Amanda Ruiviejo: Championing Women’s Rights in Honduras,” Hope for Women Magazine, Editor, Judy Morton, December 19, 2011, http://hopeforwomenmag.com/our-world/domestic-violence-worker-amanda-ruiviejo-championing-women%E2%80%99s-rights-in-honduras

Feature/beauty article, “‘Tis the Season to Try Something New: Makeup colors and techniques for the holidays,” Hope for Women Magazine, Editor, Judy Morton, November 22, 2011, http://hopeforwomenmag.com/style-beauty/%E2%80%98tis-the-season-to-try-something-new-makeup-colors-and-techniques-for-the-holidays

Freelance Contributor, Cuyahoga Falls Patch, January 2011-December 2011

Blog post, “Dear Bud Light: Thanks for the Accurate Fan Portrayal,” Cuyahoga Falls Patch, Editor, Jessica Roblin, December 13, 2011

Profile story, “Growing Up and Giving Back in Cuyahoga Falls,” Cuyahoga Falls Patch, Editor, Susan Ruiz Patton, November 10, 2011

Blog post, “Any Orange & Brown Will Do,” Cuyahoga Falls Patch, Editor, Dave Wilson, October 26, 2011

Blog post, “Ode to the Wampus Cat,” Cuyahoga Falls Patch, Editor, Lindsay McCoy, September 29, 2011

Weekly Q&A segment, “Where Are They Now?” featuring Mike Cline, Cuyahoga Falls Patch, Editor, Lindsay McCoy, September 27, 2011

Feature story, “Owner of New-2-You Consignment Shop Hopes to Bring Business to Cuyahoga Falls,” Cuyahoga Falls Patch, Editor, Lindsay McCoy, September 21, 2011

Weekly Q&A segment, “Where Are They Now?” featuring Brandon Henneman, Cuyahoga Falls Patch, Editor, Lindsay McCoy, September 20, 2011

Feature story, “Celebrate the Fashion of Beauty: ‘A Party with a Purpose’”, Cuyahoga Falls Patch, Editor, Lindsay McCoy, September 15, 2011

Weekly Q&A segment, “Where Are They Now?” featuring Jarrod Kilway, Cuyahoga Falls Patch, Editor, Lindsay McCoy, September 13, 2011

Weekly Q&A segment, “Where Are They Now?” featuring Genean Grantham, Cuyahoga Falls Patch, Editor, Lindsay McCoy, September 8, 2011

Weekly Q&A segment, “Where Are They Now?” featuring Amy Adams, Cuyahoga Falls Patch, Editor, Lindsay McCoy, August 30, 2011

Weekly Q&A segment, “Where Are They Now?” featuring Jill George, Cuyahoga Falls Patch, Editor, Lindsay McCoy, August 23, 2011

Weekly Q&A segment, “Where Are They Now?” featuring Matt Austin, Cuyahoga Falls Patch, Editor, Lindsay McCoy, August 16, 2011

Profile story, “Cuyahoga Falls Resident Helps Victims of Domestic Violence in Honduras,” Cuyahoga Falls Patch, Editor, Lindsay McCoy, August 12, 2011

Profile story, “Cuyahoga Falls Artist Founded Dogwood Design,” Cuyahoga Falls Patch, Editor, Lindsay McCoy, August 10, 2011

Weekly Q&A segment, “Where Are They Now?” featuring Leah Martinez, Cuyahoga Falls Patch, Editor, Lindsay McCoy, August 9, 2011

Weekly feature, “Poolside Book of the Week,” Cuyahoga Falls Patch, Editor, Lindsay McCoy, August 4, 2011

Weekly Q&A segment, “Where Are They Now?” featuring Robert Metheney, Cuyahoga Falls Patch, Editor, Lindsay McCoy, August 3, 2011

Weekly feature, “Poolside Book of the Week,” Cuyahoga Falls Patch, Editor, Lindsay McCoy, July 28, 2011

Weekly Q&A segment, “Where Are They Now?” featuring Becky Hoover, Cuyahoga Falls Patch, Editor, Lindsay McCoy, July 26, 2011

Weekly feature, “Poolside Book of the Week,” Cuyahoga Falls Patch, Editor, Lindsay McCoy, July 22, 2011

Weekly Q&A segment, “Where Are They Now?” featuring Tyler Nelson, Cuyahoga Falls Patch, Editor, Lindsay McCoy, July 19, 2011

Weekly feature, “Poolside Book of the Week,” Cuyahoga Falls Patch, Editor, Lindsay McCoy, July 14, 2011

News story, “July Attendance Starts Strong for Water Works,” Cuyahoga Falls Patch, Editor, Lindsay McCoy, July 13, 2011

Weekly Q&A segment, “Where Are They Now?” featuring James Kane, Cuyahoga Falls Patch, Editor, Lindsay McCoy, July 13, 2011

Weekly Q&A segment, “Where Are They Now?” featuring Krista Gregory, Cuyahoga Falls Patch, Editor, Lindsay McCoy, July 5, 2011

Weekly feature, “Poolside Book of the Week,” Cuyahoga Falls Patch, Editor, Lindsay McCoy, June 30, 2011

Weekly Q&A segment, “Where Are They Now?” featuring Eric Smead, Cuyahoga Falls Patch, Editor, Lindsay McCoy, June 28, 2011

Weekly feature, “Poolside Book of the Week: June 26,” Cuyahoga Falls Patch, Editor, Lindsay McCoy, June 26, 2011

Weekly Q&A segment, “Where Are They Now?” featuring Carter Bailey, Cuyahoga Falls Patch, Editor, Lindsay McCoy, June 22, 2011

Weekly feature, “Poolside Book of the Week,” Cuyahoga Falls Patch, Editor, Lindsay McCoy, June 16, 2011

Weekly Q&A segment, “Where Are They Now?” featuring Jessie Greene-Hill, Cuyahoga Falls Patch, Editor, Lindsay McCoy, June 16, 2011

Feature, “Cuyahoga Falls Woman’s Club Flourishing in New Home,” Cuyahoga Falls Patch, Editor, Lindsay McCoy, June 15, 2011

Weekly feature, “Poolside Book of the Week,” Cuyahoga Falls Patch, Editor, Lindsay McCoy, June 10, 2011

Profile story, “Owner of Hair & Nail Hut Opened Business at 20 Years Old,” Cuyahoga Falls Patch, Editor, Lindsay McCoy, June 10, 2011

Weekly feature, “Poolside Book of the Week,” Cuyahoga Falls Patch, Editor, Lindsay McCoy, June 2, 2011

News story, “The Library After the Levy,” Cuyahoga Falls Patch, Editor, Lindsay McCoy, May 25, 2011

Feature, “Zelio NOTO Anticipates 2011 Fashion Show,” Cuyahoga Falls Patch, Editor, Lindsay McCoy, May 10, 2011

Feature, “Get the Kate Middleton Look for Less in Cuyahoga Falls,” Cuyahoga Falls Patch, Editor, Lindsay McCoy, April 28, 2011

Feature, “Water Works Prepared for Summer 2011,” Cuyahoga Falls Patch, Editor, Lindsay McCoy, April 19, 2011

Feature, “Prom Accessories Generate Brisk Business for Riverfront District Vintage Shops,” Cuyahoga Falls Patch, Editor, Lindsay McCoy, April 15, 2011

Feature, “Prom Hair by the Pros: The Experts at MC Hair Consultants Talk Prom Hair,” Cuyahoga Falls Patch, Editor Lindsay McCoy, April 13, 2011

Column, “Patch Picks: Five Local Attractions to Visit on Spring Break or Staycation,” Cuyahoga Falls Patch, Editor, Lindsay McCoy, April 1, 2011

Column, “Patch Picks: Five Spas to Help You Relax and Rejuvenate,” Cuyahoga Falls Patch, Editor, Lindsay McCoy, March 25, 2011

Column, “Patch Picks: Five Places to Get Your Irish on for St. Patrick’s Day,” Cuyahoga Falls Patch, Editor, Lindsay McCoy, March 17, 2011

Feature, “A Bright Spot in the Tough Economy: Consignment Shops,” Cuyahoga Falls Patch, Editor, Lindsay McCoy, March 22, 2011

Column, “Patch Picks: Five Summer Camps for 2011,” Cuyahoga Falls Patch, Editor, Lindsay McCoy, March 11, 2011

Column, “Patch Picks: Five Falls Librarians Share Book Choices for Read Across America,” Cuyahoga Falls Patch, Editor, Lindsay McCoy, March 4, 2011

Column, “Patch Picks: Five Fun Boutiques,” Cuyahoga Falls Patch, Editor, Lindsay McCoy, February 26, 2011

Column, “Patch Picks: Five Nonprofits Making an Impact in Cuyahoga Falls and Beyond,” Cuyahoga Falls Patch, Editor, Lindsay McCoy, February 18, 2011

Column, “Patch Picks: The Five Sweetest Restaurants for Valentine’s Dinner,” Cuyahoga Falls Patch, Editor, Lindsay McCoy, February 11, 2011

Editing Projects

Editor’s Note, “Nothing Like a Fresh Start!” Hope for Women Magazine, Client, Angelia White, November 19, 2012, pp. 11, http://www.magcloud.com/webviewer/468033?__r=&s=v

Workshops/Appearances

Workshop, 24th Annual Western Reserve Spring Writers Conference, Lakeland Community College, Kirtland, OH, March 28, 2015, “Blogging Fundamentals: Tips and Resources on How to Start and Maintain Your Own Blog”

Panelist, Q&A Panel, 29th Annual Western Reserve Writers Conference & Workshop, Lakeland Community College, Kirtland, OH, September 29, 2012, “Build Your Platform with Pinterest”

Featured Guest, Ursuline College Sports Network with Christopher Schieman, Pepper Pike, OH April 20, 2012

Panelist, Q&A Panel, 27th Annual Western Reserve Writers Conference & Workshop, Lakeland Community College, Kirtland, OH, September 25, 2010, “Jump Start Your Writing Life”

Podcast Interviews

The Chipper Writer: Writing Fiction, with Taylor Stevens

http://www.writingshow.com/podcasts/Taylor_Stevens.mp3

The Writing Show: A Conversation with Author Taylor Stevens

http://www.writingshow.com/podcasts/2012/04212012.html

Guest Host, The Writing Show, 2008-2010

Writing Fiction, with John Derhak

http://www.writingshow.com/podcasts/2009/02082009.html

Writing Fiction, with Thrity Umrigar

http://www.writingshow.com/podcasts/2009/07052009.html

Writing Memoir, with Deanna R. Adams

http://www.writingshow.com/podcasts/2009/09272009.html

The Importance of Detail, with fiction/nonfiction writer Erin O’Brien

http://www.writingshow.com/podcasts/2009/12062009.html

Writing Flash Fiction, with Michael Wilson

http://www.writingshow.com/podcasts/2010/03212010.html

A Conversation with Sarah Willis (novelist)

http://www.writingshow.com/podcasts/2010/09122010.html

Blogs

The Chipper Writer, 2009-present www.alannaklapp.net

Contributor, Bitter Orange & Brown, 2010-2013

Guest post, “Time Warp: Five Ways to Find Flow in Your Writing,” Procrastinating Writers Blog, Founder Jennifer Blanchard, September 6, 2010

Guest post, “The Finer Points of Frog Eating,” Procrastinating Writers Blog, Founder Jennifer Blanchard, March 31, 2010

Awards

Procrastinating Writers Blog Essay Contest, second place, March 9, 2010

Lea Leever Oldham Essay Contest, second place, 2005

https://alannaklapp.net/2009/12/30/spines-instead-of-staples/

Education

B.S., Kent State University, 2002- Fashion Merchandising

Minors: Writing and Marketing

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