Hey, I’m Aleza. My name is pronounced ah-leeeee-zah and means “happiness” or “joy.” I’m an award-winning writer and editor with a background in journalism, web writing, copywriting, editing, page design and proofreading.
"Creativity is a wild mind
and a disciplined eye."
– Dorothy Parker
I am ...
If my life were epitomized in a book, it would have to be the thesaurus. It has action. It has adventures. And (spoiler alert) it has antonyms. Such a twist!
Writing has long been my passion and my profession. I started my career as a newspaper reporter and editor, but have since worked as a writer for ad agencies, startups, travel websites, magazines and hotel-casino creative teams. My words have run in print and digital publications around the globe, on signage around the nation, and amid the glowing neon of the Las Vegas Strip.
50 Strains of Green
How much do you really know about the cultivar you claim to love?
Could it Happen Again?
Viral Area 51 event shakes small Nevada town
The Space lights up off-Strip sky
Recipes for every plate and palate
Human foods your dog should avoid
Howie Does It
Live standup still Howie Mandel’s ‘primal scream’
In a Child’s Garden
Local schools see the fruits of their labor thanks to gardening programs
Lights. Vegas. Action.
Vegas.com travel articles, as seen in the Los Angeles Times
Wired for Weirdness
“Weird Al” Yankovic never tires of satire
Reno family passes sauce and traditions through five generations
Ads, posters, billboards, signs, websites and many more
Apex of Vegas
Clique Hospitality and the evolution of the Vegas social club
PLAY TO YOUR STRENGTHS
WHILE I PLAY WITH YOUR WORDS.
Reporter. Editor. Copywriter. Author. Proofreader. Poet.
My resume includes:
News, feature & entertainment articles • Celebrity interviews & QAs • Travel, tourism & hospitality industry coverage • Newsletters (print & email) • Radio & video scripts • Ghost-written columns • Headlines • Taglines • Captions • Keywords • SEO-optimized web copy • Print & web ads • Billboards • Brochures • Direct mail • Product descriptions • Advertorials • Fundraising letters • Bios • Blogs • Reviews • TV pilots • Children’s books • Poetry • Love letters • Ransom notes