Marissa's specialties are writing articles, product marketing content, blog posts, and social media posts. Her combined experience writing and editing means the content she produces is squeaky clean and accurate.
Marissa's interests coincide with her specialties; she enjoys writing marketing content for web, blog posts, and social media posts. She takes pride in any type of content she crafts.
Marissa began writing for the student newspaper in her first year, then was asked to be the editor-in-chief her second year. Marissa's time at MCCC created a strong foundation for all work opportunities to follow, allowing her to develop a solid grasp on writing compelling stories, editing stories efficiently, learning web content management systems, and posting news quickly to social media. She was given five awards at the Michigan Community College Press Association, including Student Journalist of the Year.
Marissa double majored in journalism and English language at Eastern Michigan University. She spent her time at EMU working as the copy chief on The Eastern Echo, leading all copy editors and headliners on staff and meeting individually with reporters to teach them how to write stories in the proper style. Marissa was awarded the Michigan Press Association Foundation Community Journalism Scholarship in 2012.
Marissa worked in newspapers a total of eight years, including her work as editor-in-chief of her community college newspaper, copy chief at her university newspaper, and copy editor at a local newspaper. During that time, she wrote a number of blog posts, newspaper articles, and magazine feature articles.
Marissa produced marketing content while working in the online sales department at a greenhouse. She created the style guide for product titles, descriptions, and bullet points for 900-plus products that would be posted on Amazon.com, HomeDepot.com, and Jet.com, as well as the company's own website.
Marissa has authored several personal blogs in the past 10 years, ranging from topics on mental and personal health, inspiration, advice, and overall wellness.
Marissa has assisted with social media at every job she has had, as well as on her college newspapers to share news quickly. Facebook was one of the main social media sites used to share posts and photos, and to interact with followers.