Thursday, April 12, 2012

Who am I? Why am I here? What is the meaning of life?

I committed myself to writing in kindergarten, when my teacher asked us what we wanted to be when we grew up. I said a writer and a cheerleader mouse, like at Showbiz Pizza. So here I am, until a cheerleader mouse gig opens up.

I have covered nearly every beat in my 11 years at dailies. My editors once created a beat for me called the “GA/weird,” which I’m still not sure was about me, my stories or the city of Boulder. I currently perch in features, as a fashion/humor columnist (for about six years), fitness columnist and writer-slash-firefighter. That means I’m the acting features editor until we hire someone, and I work hard to fill in other holes around the newsroom. Also, if something were to literally catch on fire, I suppose I would stop, drop and roll on it.

More background:

See the "resume" tab at the top for the whole dang list.

Here, I sit on a panel. And a chair, at a panel. At CSU.

Areas of expertise
* Social media
* Editing and writing
* Coverage of youth and women
* International reporting (Uganda, Haiti)
* Blogging (for 10 years)
* Fluent in German (on the off chance that someone needs a German translator?)

W: 303-473-1359

Social networks
Twitter: @Aimeemay
Fashion blog:
Fashion columns blog:

Instagram: heckela

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