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.
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 comprised 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 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.
The Annie E. Casey Foundation
Provided writing and editorial services for the foundation's online platforms, including report snapshots like this one.
SVP Boulder County
Provided strategic communications guidance, thought leadership ghostwriting and other editorial services on behalf of AFL clients – including monthly spotlights, blogs and news roundups for the National Network for Oral Health Access and Caring for Colorado's SMILES Dental Project®.
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. Also edited "Life's Too Short for Leftovers."
The Denver Post
Colorado Public Radio
Freelance online contributor to CPR Classical.
Colorado Symphony Orchestra
Program annotator for the 2012-13 concert season.
University of Colorado Boulder
CU Presents & College of Music
As interim communications director, oversee communications, publications and media relations – including editorial oversight, website maintenance, writing features and news briefs, editing promotional materials (e.g., ads, videos and digital signs), contributing to Colorado Music Magazine, managing newsletters, and fulfilling other ad hoc communications; also write features spotlighting College of Music alumni.
University of Colorado Denver
Wirth Chair in Sustainable Development
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.
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.
Small Business Development Center
Wrote profiles of Denver Metro small businesses.