About Me

Hello! My name is Heather Finn, and I’m a writer, editor, and creative based in New York City. My first love is content creation, but true crime podcasts and chai lattes are close seconds. 

Work Experience

Associate Social Media Editor, GoodHousekeeping.com

Jan. 2018-present

- Create and schedule daily editorial + video lineups for all social platforms.

- Manage Instagram, including feed and story franchises and strategies.

- Pitch video ideas, write scripts, and create memes and some clip-based videos in Adobe Premiere.

- Assist with produced video shoots, as needed.

- Worked on HouseBeautiful.com's social platforms until April 2018..

Assistant Social Media Editor, GoodHousekeeping.com + HouseBeautiful.com

May 2017–Jan. 2018

- Helped editors to define the daily editorial lineup for HB.com.

- Created and scheduled social-first content for all of HB.com’s platforms.

- Used analytics to inform changes in HB.com's social strategy.

- Transitioned role from strictly post curation for HB.com to video curation + creation for both brands by studying strategy, writing scripts, and learning Adobe Premiere.

Freelance Assistant Web Editor, DrOzTheGoodLife.com

Oct. 2016–May 2017

- Pitched and wrote daily news, plus evergreen articles and galleries.

- Selected articles to clone from sister sites and edited for style + voice.

- Managed the brand’s social platforms, with an emphasis on Facebook.

- Edited news items or larger evergreen galleries, as needed.

- Became the site's most-read author.

Education

University of Missouri – Columbia

Class of 2016

- Majored in Journalism, with an emphasis in Magazine Editing.

- Minored in Business, Psychology, and Textile & Apparel Management.

Programs

Google Analytics, CrowdTangle, Adobe Premiere, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, SocialFlow

Skills

Social media packaging, Basic HTML, Basic video editing, Graphic design & illustration