Experience

A home-based, freelance writer since 2016, Aleza’s 15+ years of professional experience spans newsrooms, online travel agencies, internet startups and advertising agencies across the Bay Area and Southern Nevada.

Freelance
Article Writing, Copywriting, Editing
Recent clients include:
• 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
Editorial Director
Oct. 2014—Mar. 2016

Vegas.com
Henderson, NV
Senior Content Developer and Copywriter
Feb. 2013—Oct. 2014
Content Developer (Hotels)
Oct. 2006—April 2010

ecomom
Las Vegas, NV
Site Editor
Oct. 2012—Jan. 2013

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 

The Home News, Greenspun Media Group
Henderson, NV
News Editor / Copy Desk
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, Inc.
Sausalito, CA
Editor
July 1999—May 2000

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 Member
• Spent 1997-1998 school year at Humboldt State University as a National Student Exchange Program participant
• 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