Aleza (Goldsmith) Freeman

A home-based freelance writer since 2016, my 18 years of professional writing experience spans newsrooms, online travel agencies, internet startups and advertising agencies across the Bay Area and Southern Nevada (learn more about me).

Experience

Aleza Freeman, Creative AF
Las Vegas, NV
Owner, Freelance Article Writer, Copywriter, Editor
Clients including Nevada Magazine • Old Liquors Magazine • DAVID Magazine • William S. Boyd School of Law – UNLV Law Magazine • Boyd Gaming Corporation – Boyd Buzz • SEL for Prevention • Animal Foundation of Las Vegas • Golden Nugget Hotel-Casino Las Vegas • OnlyInYourState.com – Nevada Section • Kirvin Doak Communications • Vegas Chatter (a former publication of Conde Nast Traveler) • Vegas Seven Magazine

1 Degree World, Travel.BUZZ
Las Vegas, NV
Editorial Director
Oct. 2014—Mar. 2016

SK+G Advertising
Las Vegas, NV
Interactive Copywriter
April 2011—Jan. 2012

The Home News, Greenspun Media Group
Henderson, NV
News Editor / Copy Desk
Feb. 2006—Oct. 2006
Page Designer / Copy Editor
Feb. 2003—Feb. 2006

Mill Valley Herald, MarinScope Newspapers, Inc.
Sausalito, CA
Editor
July 1999—May 2000
Vegas.com
Henderson, NV
Senior Content Developer and Copywriter
Feb. 2013—Oct. 2014
Content Developer (Hotels)
Oct. 2006—April 2010

Affinity Gaming
Las Vegas, NV
Copywriter & Proofreader
Jan. 2012—Oct. 2012

American Casinos & Entertainment Properties
Las Vegas, NV
Senior Copywriter
April 2010—April 2011 

The Jewish News Weekly of N. California
San Francisco, CA
Reporter
May 2000—Jan. 2003

Awards

• 2014: Distinguished Woman of Nevada
• 2006: Nevada Press Association — First Place — Entertainment Writing, Headline Writing, Page One Design, Overall Design, (Home News); Suburban Newspapers of America — First Place — Front Page Design (Home News)
• 2005: Nevada Press Association — First Place — Page One Design, Overall Design (Home News)
• 1988: Las Vegas Goodwill Ambassador — Wrote winning letter to CBS anchorman Dan Rather for the Las Vegas CBS affiliate KLAS-TV “8 News Now”

Education & Training

University of Nevada, Las Vegas
B.A. in English, 1999
Golden Key National Honor Society
Humboldt State University: National Student Exchange Program, 1997-1998
The Rebel Yell: News Editor, 1999; News Writer, 1998; Features Editor and Designer, 1997
• Mass Media Communications: Public Relations Intern, 1988

References available upon request