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 “Merriam-Webster Pocket 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?
The Space lights up the off-Strip sky
Down the rabbit hole with Mariena Mercer
Human foods your dog should avoid
for Lady Gaga
Meet Tierney Allen from “Legends in Concert”
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
Head out on the
Wired for Weirdness
“Weird Al” Yankovic never tires of satire
Reno family passes sauce and traditions through five generations
Apex of Vegas
Clique Hospitality and the evolution of the Vegas social club
Ads, posters, signage, websites and more
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