Travel Writing and Blogging
I write the content for the blog portion of Condé Nast Traveler Top Travel Agent for Italy’s website, focusing on art and culture, food and wine, events and sights, and travel logistics. I also curate the company’s social media streams (Facebook and Twitter).
I manage the English language portion of this social media marketing project for the Region of Umbria, including writing and editing the blog content, curating and developing the project’s social media presence and building the related community through social media streams, and developing and coordinating social media marketing events (including travel blogger trips and conferences).
As one of Home Away’s travel experts, I contribute monthly online articles on travel in Italy.
I also write web and print travel articles for:
Italy travel subscription newsletter Dream of Italy
Luxury family travel resource Ciao Bambino
About.com’s Italy Travel website
Daily email newsletter Italian Notebook
Travel Guides, Apps, and Podcasts
I contributed to a number of printed travel guidebooks, including DK Eyewitness Travel Guides (Back Roads Italy and Family Guide Italy).
I cowrote the Umbria Slow: Food, Travel, & Culture app for Sutro Media
I have been interviewed on a number of travel podcasts regarding travel in Italy, including Eye on Italy and Amateur Traveler.
I am the proud proprietor of Brigolante Guest Apartments, a countryside accommodation near Assisi, Italy.
I studied Political Science and International Relations at Northwestern University and Law at the University of Perugia.
Content & CurationCreating editorial calendars and curating content for blogs and social media channels that is both timely and engaging, and SEO-friendly.
Community & CohesionBuilding and cultivating thriving online communities around destinations and brands.
Management & OrganizationWorking independently in an organized and detail-oriented fashion and respecting deadlines.
Social MediaUsing social media tools to optimize presence on social networks.
WordPressUsing the WordPress blogging platform.