Margaret Kroger

Writer with 10 years of experience writing about business, management, and social media trends. Demonstrated abilities in improving follower count and generating leads.
Norfolk, VA
https://mkrogerthewriter.com
mkrogerwriter@gmail.com
(532) 123-4567
Work Experience

Content Blogger, National Geographic

Washington DC January 2018 Present
  • Streamlined the highly technical process of ship building in an educational pamphlet for the Museum of Naval Intelligence
  • Explained the mating cycle of Monarch Butterflies in a blog post for Nat Geo Kids
  • Described how wolves hunt in packs for the spring brochure on mammals
  • Generated $1million in sales revenue from blog posts advertising the benefits of cotton shirts for athletes
  • Gained 5,000 followers on personal Instagram after posting about the falsehoods in the 1997 Titanic movie
  • Conducted interviews with leading scientists in the field of astronomy
  • Proofread and edit 7 other writers’ content
  • Collaborate with marketing manager on content plan
  • Developed a brand centered on readable and interesting content
  • Performed extensive source research on a variety of topics from astronomy to zoology
  • Pitch blog post ideas to content marketing manager

Blog Writer, JabberStorm

Richmond, VA January 2015 December 2017
  • Researched and implemented social media strategy which increased viewership by 27%
  • Assisted with editing the company’s administrator manuals
  • Outlined document styles for all blog posts
  • Collaborated with Linda LLC to write articles on management
  • Interviewed small business owners in the DC area for a feature on budgeting
  • Edited 12 articles on the importance of product design
  • Created and promoted a monthly newsletter on consumer trends
  • Developed and launched social media campaigns that increased fanbase by 24%

Blogger, Divavu

Norfolk, VA January 2011 June 2018
  • Wrote weekly articles on business topics like color coordination in an office, managing a tight budget, firing employees, and choosing candidates to hire
  • Interviewed managers of big box stores like Target and Walmart to determine what they look for in new hires
  • Created an infographic on the basics of accounting
  • Drafted email templates for circumstances like congratulating employees, firing poor candidates, and generating leads
 
Hobbies
Films & TV Shows
Book Reviews
Reading
Skills
Writing
Editing
Social Media
Networking
Research
Interviewing
Marketing
Education
Vassar College
Poughkeepsie, NY
20082012
B.A. English
GPA: 3.9/4.0
Columbia University
New York City, NY
20132015
M.F.A Creative Writing
GPA: 3.8/4.0