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Amanda DiGiondomenico
www.AmandaMustardStudio.com
ama[email protected]
410-409-2684
Experience
Freelance Writer & Designer
OWNER | May 2012-Present
Education
Master of Arts in Nonfiction Writing
JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY | 2013
Bachelor of Arts in English/Communications
UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND BALTIMORE COUNTY | 2009
Research and write stories, source and edit photos for Brit + Co, TravelChannel.com, and
VisitMaryland.com.
Write regular blog entries, design graphics and ads for The Spendicate style blog.
Design logos, social media marketing assets, invitations, and greeting cards.
Bully! Entertainment
MARKETING PRODUCER | May 2014-Sept 2014
Implemented and executed social media strategy, including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
Wrote blog posts and designed shareable infographics.
Wrote newsletters and press releases, while maintaining a contact list of local and national
marketing and digital influencers.
Travel Channel
INTERACTIVE PRODUCER | Aug 2012-Present
Skills
Social Media Strategy
HTML/CSS
Microsoft Office
MLA, AP style writing and editing
Photo sourcing and editing
SEO best practices
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe InDesign
Dreamweaver
Adobe AEM
WordPress
Google Analytics
Worked with Executive Producers and TV talent to create and source digital content to support
TV shows, including articles, blog posts, slideshows, travel guides, and videos.
Helped increase Traveling Type blog traffic by 77%, earning the blog a CableFAX award
nomination for Editorial Excellence.
Produced engaging, interactive experiences for the fans, including Google+ Hangouts with
talent, video polls, and quizzes.
Recruited and worked with freelance travel writers to contribute new travel content for
TravelChannel.com.
DIGITAL MEDIA INTERN | Jan 2012-Aug 2012
Implemented Traveling Type blog editorial calendar.
Reserched, sourced, wrote and copyedited blog entries, articles, and slideshows.
Originated the weekly blog series “This Week in Travel.”
Charm City Yoga
SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER & WEB PRODUCER | Dec 2010-May 2012
Created and implemented social media marketing campaign.
Contributed monthly health and wellness articles to the SOBO Voice, a local print publication.
Expanded web presence with SEO best practices.
Grew the email newsletter campaign to 4 blasts a month.
Created marketing plans to promote workshops and events, including regular Twitter contests.
Crafted ad campaigns for local print publications.
Blog was named “Best Business Blog in Baltimore” while under my editorial leadership.
Freelance Writer
OWNER | Jan 2009-Nov 2010
Contributed monthly food blog posts, as well as cookbook and restuarant reviews for GoIndie.
Contributed content marketing services to Doubledutch Boutique and created a social media
strategy for the store’s new eccomerce site.
Wrote for Demand Media, and maintained a blog on my baking adventures.
Urbanite
EDITORIAL INTERN | Aug 2009-Dec 2009
Fact checked stories, proofread, and wrote monthly front of the book arts, culture,
and style pieces.