Riley is a filmmaker, photographer and web designer. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Liberal Studies, with emphases in English and Sociology. She has worked in the medical, architectural and fashion industries, and has been working as a freelance writer for five years. She has written articles on a wide variety of subjects, including politics, home improvement, gardening, entertainment and travel, for clients such USA Today and Hotels.com, as well as meeting and convention brochures and posts on blogs in a variety of topics. Riley is also an avid traveler and comfortable researching a wide range of topics.