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Crystal H
Writer #29416
Helotes, TX
Joined 4/3/2019
3 Star Rating
115 Projects
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With more than 13 years of experience with editing, writing, marketing and public relations, and a B.S. in Journalism from the University of Florida, Crystal has taken command of the written word. From newspapers and magazines to digital pubs, blogs and press releases, she is a keyboard warrior with columns and stories that were awarded various state-wide and national accolades. Freelance bylines include articles on sites such as Scary Mommy, BabyCenter, Today Show, and Romper. In print at San Antonio Magazine, Rio Magazine, Our Town and the Gainesville Sun. She’s also never been defeated at Pictionary. Weird flex, but sometimes relevant.
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Specialties

Blog posts, journalism, press releases

Interests

humor, parenting, food, travel, technology

Education

University of Florida

At the University of Florida, Crystal secured internships and contributing writing jobs at The Independent Florida Alligator, The Gainesville Sun & The UF College of Engineering. She graduated Magna Cum Laude? and studied under some of the leading award-winning journalism professors and professionals in the industry.

Humor

75 Projects Completed

Crystal's column for Our Town Magazine, Naked Salsa, is going on 12 years and has since been syndicated into a book of the same name. Humor is a second language for this writer, and her witty snark has been featured on sites such as Romper, Baby Center, Scary Mommy, Today.com, and Good Morning America. Even a quip she wrote in the comments section of a Scary Mommy article on Facebook has gone viral? and is still making its rounds years after its inception.

Food

25 Projects Completed

As the senior publicist at a boutique public relations firm in downtown San Antonio, Crystal was in charge of high profile accounts for some of the biggest restaurant names in the city. Securing press mentions in local, regional and national publications such as Food + Wine and USA Today, Crystal helped cultivate restaurant brands for a large portfolio of clients. Now as the owner of Basic Pitch, Crystal helps small to medium-sized businesses in the food and beverage industry.

Travel

0 Projects Completed

As a lifestyle writer for magazines in Florida, Indiana, and Texas, Crystal has become a locavore with a lust for adventure. Her regular travel guide in Rio Magazine is a popular read for tourists in San Antonio, and her work in Our Town has garnered national awards. But aside from the local flavor, Crystal also jets across the globe writing about destinations such as Costa Rica, Germany and Italy.

Blog Post

15 Projects Completed

As a ghostwriter for clients like Cox Communications and the University of Florida College of Engineering, Crystal has mastered the art of translation. Taking technical information from clients, and turning it into something readable and relatable is a skill her clients have relied upon in our increasingly digitally driven world.

Script/Video

0 Projects Completed

As a script writer, Crystal brings pop culture articles to life by capturing the rhythm and voice of each subject. Using video tools like Frame, Crystal is familiar with writing voice-over material as well as editing cues.

Article

0 Projects Completed

With hundreds of articles under her belt, Crystal can write for newspapers, magazines, or digital pubs. By studying under some of the toughest journalism teachers in the country, she knows the importance of accuracy, AP style and fact checking.

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