Lindsay J. Westley's CV

Lindsay J. Westley

PO Box 151, Burlington, VT 05402 lindsay.j.westley@gmail.com 

www.lindsayjwestley.com


  Writer • Editor • Photographer • Copywriter • Blogger

Freelance Journalist…………………………………………..……......................…….November 2007 present

  • Art New England Magazine: Write art features and exhibition reviews
  • Backpacker Magazine: Gear reviewer and boot tester
  • Dwell Magazine: Write feature stories and designer spotlights
  • Eastern Mountain Sports blog: Write gear reviews and outdoor-adventure features
  • Forbes.com: Contributing blogger for Leadership section of www.Forbes.com
  • Kids Vermont Magazine: Contribute feature stories for special sections and Fit Families section
  • Philadelphia Inquirer: Write for Home & Design, Real Estate and Lifestyle sections
  • Polo Times Magazine: Features and photography for the UK-based polo lifestyle magazine
  • Seven Days: Pitch and write arts, culture and outdoor-adventure stories for Vt.-based alt-weekly
  • Vermont Sports Magazine: Contribute outdoor-sports features and interviews
  • Washington Post: Write travel features and reports for Travel section
  • WetFeet Magazine: Feature writer for career magazine for recent graduates

Copywriting, Advertorial and Proofreading……………………...............…….........……August 2011 present

  • JDK Design: On-call proofreader for national creative advertising agency
  • LivingSocial: Copywriter for international daily deals company (Northern Vermont market)
  • Place Creative: Copywriter for Burlington, Vt.-based creative advertising agency
  • SiteLogic Digital Marketing: Corporate blogger and copywriter for Ohio-based agency
  • Universum Global: Copywriting and advertorial for supplements published in the New York Times

Corporate Blogger and Content Provider......................................................January 2012 - present

  • Encore Redevelopment: Blog about renewable energy news for Vt.-based project developers
  • SUCCEED DCP: Blog about equine digestive health, Olympic-level equestrians and overall wellness

 

Senior Press Officer

Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA.......................................................April 2009 – June 2011

  • Developed and managed publicity for museum’s permanent collections and special exhibitions
  • Planned and executed major annual year-ahead events held in Philadelphia and New York
  • Developed written and visual materials for museum director, curators and to distribute to media
  • Coordinated press interviews, film crews and exhibition press previews.
  • Managed web content, developed image banks, used social media to engage online media.

 

Arts & Culture Editor

The Bulletin Newspaper, Philadelphia, PA..........................................................March 2007 – April 2009

  • Assigned, edited, paginated and wrote culture articles for a Philadelphia daily newspaper.
  • Covered art, theater, music, dance, film and culture news, shot relevant photography.
  • Managed one full-time assistant editor and 15 freelance writers and interns.
  • Tripled the daily Culture page count; introduced and implemented 24-page seasonal Culture Guide.

 

International Polo Groom

Worked for professional polo teams in PA, Europe, New Zealand and Australia..........May 2005 June 2009

 

Education:

Kenyon College, Bachelor of Arts in English, cum laude.....................................................May 2005

Graduated with distinction awarded on senior comprehensive exams

 

Multimedia:

Quark Xpress, InDesign, WordPress, Drupal management,Photoshop, The Museum System, HTML code, Microsoft Office, Excel, Access, digital photography. Proficient on Mac or PC.