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Community Foundation Boulder County

Since 2014, support the development and implementation of communications strategies and tactics across all aspects of the foundation’s work – from editorial planning to writing/editing digital and print communications (e.g., the Boulder County TRENDS Report) for all foundation audiences. Manage and grow social media engagement, and provide measures and analytics to track and inform communications strategies. Also served as lead writer for a comprehensive website redesign; developed key messages; and supported the integration and roll-out of the foundation’s new brand. 

 

Further to blogs, media releasesmonthly newsletters, brochures and reports, and occasionally hosting the foundation's radio show, examples of features and ghostwritten thought leadership editorials include: 

CU Presents
University of Colorado Boulder

As Interim Director of PR/Communications, oversaw communications, publications and media relations, and wrote news briefs like these: 

College of Music
University of Colorado Boulder

Provided editorial oversight, and maintained website and social media flow; wrote features and performed public relations, as needed; edited promotional materials (e.g., ads, videos and digital signs); contributed to Colorado Music magazine, managed regular newsletters, and fulfilled other ad hoc communications. Features included: 

 

Ongoing, develop communications and write feature articles that help grow the value and expand the reach of Music Buff Connect, the college's alumni platform: ​

The Denver Post

Over more than a decade, wrote hundreds of music reviews and features

Colorado Public Radio

Freelance online contributor to CPR Classical.

Book writing & editing

Edited "Compassionate Careers" to ensure accuracy, clarity, continuity and credibility. The book was #1 on the Tattered Cover and Denver Post bestsellers lists, also garnering broad support, reviews and recommendations from AmeriCorps, Fast Company, Teach For America, Forbes, Stanford Social Innovation Review and other influencers. 

 

Similarly edited "Life's Too Short for Leftovers," released 2015. Read more about book editing services.

Wirth Chair in Sustainable Development

University of Colorado Denver

Developed a field report to capture the experiences and learnings of the Wirth Chair's inaugural study trip to East Africa (Kampala-Kabale-Kigali). Browse the photo gallery.

AFL Enterprises

Provide strategic communications guidance, thought leadership ghostwriting and other editorial services on behalf of AFL clientsincluding monthly spotlights, blogs and news roundups for the National Network for Oral Health Access and Caring for Colorado's SMILES Dental Project: 

Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation

SabineInk oversaw the launch and implementation of an award-winning, bilingual public awareness campaign for the Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation. To help eradicate childhood tooth decay statewide, Cavities Get Around comprises grassroots outreach and events, mass media advertising, social media and traditional media relations; partnerships with health providers, care providers and leading Colorado institutions; as well as ongoing reporting and evaluation. 

 

The Annie E. Casey Foundation

Provided writing and editorial services for the foundation's online platforms, including report snapshots like this one.

 

The Colorado Trust Foundation

Wrote, edited and managed production of program brochures, research and evaluation publications, as well as case studies, grantee stories and annual reports. Wrote the majority of regular blogs, newsletters  and media releases between 2005-2010.

SVP Boulder County

Since 2018, support strategy development, manage communications and marketing initiatives, and write, ghostwrite and edit content that humanizes impact, connection and community leadership.​

Welcoming America

Developed interview-based promising practices around the country, for example:

  • In Boulder, what began as a small program with a single focus on immigrant integration, has evolved into an experiential learning program.

  • In the Twin Cities, a garden program helps refugees, especially those who come from agriculturally-centered countries, integrate into their new homes.

  • And in Grayson, GA, Peace of Thread helps to employ, train and empower refugee women through sewing projects.

Colorado Symphony Orchestra

Program annotator for the 2012-13 concert season.

Denver Metro Small Business Development Center

Wrote small business profiles like this one.