9/97 - 12/00

Contributing Writer and Market Editor, TeenPROM                                                                                  2009 - 2015
➢ Executed all market work and writing for the entire beauty section of the annual issue


Contributing Editor, First for Women 
➢ Wrote and edited beauty, home, and health content as needed

12/06 - 7/08


Senior Beauty Editor, First for Women  
Senior Associate Beauty Editor, First for Women 

Associate Health and Well Being Editor, First for Women 

➢ Managed a three-person department
➢ Stayed active in the market to elevate profile of magazine with press contacts and advertisers
➢ Conceived and oversaw all beauty copy  
➢ Wrote and researched health, science, fitness, food and lifestyle articles as needed

Assistant Beauty Editor, YM                                        
Beauty Assistant, YM
➢ Wrote and edited beauty text, including beauty-based cover stories
➢ Cast real-women models and supervised photo shoots for makeover page 

Skills


Lead Writer/Contributor to Special Project, Glamour's Lipstick.com
Lead Writer, Girls in the Beauty Department, Glamour.com 
Site awards: 2013 National Magazine Award for General Excellence, Digital Media
Beauty vertical awards: 2012 Webby Award for People's Voice, Beauty
➢ Consulted on development of spin-off beauty site Lipstick.com, launched 4/14
➢ Worked to raise readership of beauty vertical to over 2.8 million uniques per month
➢ Conceived, researched, selected photos for, and wrote four posts daily
➢ Advised on direction of social media content and daily newsletter
➢ Headed up beauty red carpet coverage for all major award shows 

3/13 - Present

8/08 - 3/13​

Employment

My Resume

FREELANCE CONTRACTS 

SEO optimization, online headline writing,  photo research. Software: Excel, Googledocs, Moveable Type, Photoshop, Word.

Education

New York University, New York, NY 

Degree: B.A. in magazine journalism and mass communication 

  05/05 - 12/06

 10/04 - 5/05

5/04 - 10/04

Beth Shapouri

Beauty and lifestyles writer, editor, and content specialist 

Awards

2010 National Magazine Award for personal service for co-authored package, “For or Against
Foreskin,” New York Magazine, October 26, 2009  

FULLTIME POSITIONS 

9/02 - 4/04

12/00 - 9/02