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Taylor Micaela Davis

Freelance Blog Writer & Content Writer

Location:Santa Barbara, California, United States
2 Skills
University of California Santa Barbara Graduation date: June 2012
Major: English Literature Cumulative GPA: 3.69
Minor: Professional Editing Honors Program

University of London, King’s College Year-long Study Abroad Program

Relevant Coursework
• Grammar & Stylistics: focused on style, punctuation, syntax, grammar rules, style
manuals, cohesion, coherence, emphasis, and copy editing etiquette
• Multimedia Writing: explored the use of graphics as units of creating meaning using
Photoshop, infographics, lightboxes, and other digital formats

Published Work
• “Unbreakable”, Live Poets of Jersey Inside of Me Annual Anthology (2008)
• “London: A Crash Course” Walking tour for RAMA app on iPhones and iPads
• Various articles and blog postings for Santa Barbara Seasons Magazine,

Editaylor January 2012-Present
Freelance Writer and Copyeditor
• Copy write and edit for companies such as the Shand Group, Pacific Dental Services, Sotheby's
• Ghost write for occasional authors, currently helping a children’s author out of Montecito

Custom Media Group/Santa Barbara Seasons Magazine April 2012-Present
Assistant Editor
• Write blog posts, edit magazine copy, report on events, and update online Datebook
• Worked under Editor-in-Chief, performed first edits of all articles for visitors magazine

HealthWave LLC January 2012-June 2012
Executive Assistant and Receptionist
• Assisted CEO with all aspects of developing a small business, including marketing,
accounting, web design, etc.
• Acted as head receptionist after clinic’s opening, as well as ongoing above duties

• Proficient in all major Microsoft and Macintosh office software
• Skilled in Adobe InDesign and Photoshop software
• Proficient in spoken and written French
• Trained in Chicago, MLA and APA writing formats
• Proficient in WordPress, Blogspot, Tumblr
Skills (2) Rating
Blog Writing
Content Writing