Aleza Freeman

Aleza Freeman Writer

My name is Aleza, which is Hebrew for “happiness,” and pronounced “ah-leeeeeee-zah.” I’m an award-winning writer and editor with a background in journalism, web writing, copywriting and editing. I’m also a mom, wife, pet owner, amateur gardener and proud Las Vegas native.

Clients & Resume

Freelance Writer & Editor

Recent clients include: Haute Living Las Vegas • Chabad on Campus International • Nevada Magazine • Old Liquors Magazine • DAVID Magazine • William S. Boyd School of Law – UNLV Law Magazine • Boyd Gaming Corporation – Boyd Buzz • SEL for Prevention • Encore Productions • Animal Foundation of Las Vegas – Mission Possible: 2020 • Las Vegas Indoor Skydiving •  OnlyInYourState.com – Nevada Section

Prior Experience

  • 1 Degree World, Travel.BUZZ (Las Vegas, NV): Editorial DirectorOct. 2014-Mar. 2016
  • Vegas.com (Henderson, NV): Senior Content Developer and Copywriter, Feb. 2013-Oct. 2014
  • Affinity Gaming (Las Vegas, NV): Copywriter & Proofreader, Jan. 2012-Oct. 2012
  • SK+G Advertising (Las Vegas, NV): Interactive Copywriter, April 2011-Jan. 2012
  • American Casinos & Entertainment Properties (Las Vegas, NV): Senior Copywriter, April 2010-April 2011
  • Vegas.com (Henderson, NV): Content Developer (Hotels)Oct. 2006-April 2010
  • The Home News, Greenspun Media Group (Henderson, NV): News Editor, Feb. 2006-Oct. 2006;
    Page Designer & Copy Editor, Feb. 2003-Feb. 2006
  • The Jewish News Weekly of N. California (San Francisco, CA): Reporter, May 2000-Jan. 2003
  • Mill Valley Herald, MarinScope Newspapers (Sausalito, CA): Editor, July 1999-May 2000

Awards

  • Distinguished Woman of Nevada (2014)
  • Nevada Press Association: First Place for Entertainment Writing, Headline Writing, Page One Design, Overall Design, (Home News – 2016)
  • Suburban Newspapers of America: First Place for Front Page Design (Home News – 2016)
  • Nevada Press Association: First Place for Page One Design, Overall Design (Home News – 2015)
  • Las Vegas Goodwill Ambassador: Wrote winning letter to CBS anchorman Dan Rather for the Las Vegas CBS affiliate KLAS-TV “8 News Now” (1988)

Education & Training

  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas
    B.A. in English, 1999

    • Golden Key National Honor Society
    • Humboldt State University: Participated in 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, 1998

References available upon request