USANA Health Sciences Writing Samples

5 Easy Ways to Travel Like a Pro

What's Up USANA? July 2018 https://whatsupusana ... ike-a-pro/

Informative blog post for What's Up USANA that provides travel tips for wanderlusters.

100 Pounds Slimmer

Customer Catalog, August 2017

Individual article for our 2017 Customer Catalog. Story features a mother on her incredible weight-loss journey.


Elevate Your Active Life

Product ad featuring silver Olympic medalist Chris Mazdzer.


Celavive Selfie Guide

Informative guide explaining to Celavive skincare users how to take the perfect before and after selfies, so they can bask in their beautiful results after using the products.


Health Comes Full Circle

Infographic showcasing the six necessary vitamins and minerals kids need to grow healthy and strong.


It Happens in Threes

USANA Magazine, November 2016

USANA Magazine article announcing the launch of three delicious new shake flavors.


The Insider: Newsletter

Weekly USANA Newsletter, July 17, 2018

Sample of the company's weekly Newsletter, which I oversaw and wrote for a year.


The Unexpected Benefits of Gratitude

What's Up USANA, October 10, 2017 https://whatsupusana ... gratitude/

Blog post that touches on some of the unexpected benefits that come from showing gratitude on a regular basis.

Balanced Nutrition with a Simple Shake

Product ad featuring USANA's new balanced meal-replacement shake.


Goodbye Diet, Hello USANA RESET

What's Up USANA, September 2017 https://whatsupusana ... ana-reset/

Blog post that breaks down the benefits of USANA's 5-day weight-loss program.

Gluten-Free Goodness to Go

Product ad highlighting a popular gluten-free product from USANA.


OrangeSoda Website Blogs

Which Social Media Outlet Is Best for My Business?

February 23, 2015, February 23, 2015 http://www.orangesod ... -business/

Unless you’re the adorable old lady who believes Twitter is a birdwatching club, it’s time to utilize social media for your company. As a business owner, you’ve probably wondered which social media outlet is best. Here’s an insider’s look at the top 5.


Why Brian Williams Needs Reputation Management

February 17, 2015, February 17, 2015 http://www.orangesod ... anagement/

Brian Williams—the suave face of NBC Nightly News and one of the nation’s favorite reporters (until now) was recently suspended from NBC for 6 months without pay. Find out why NBC's superstar could benefit from a little reputation management.


5 Crucial Reasons to List Your Business in Online Local Directories

February 6, 2015, February 6, 2015 http://www.orangesod ... rectories/

Nowadays, the trend is to search for nearby car washes with your smartphone and to buy kitchen appliances from your tablet while lounging in your pajamas in bed. If you’re an SMB, there’s a goldmine of opportunity in getting your business listed in online local directories. Here are the top 5.


Personal Novel Writing Sample

Of Mormons and Aliens

Rainbow Sheep

Chapter one from the novel I wrote. This coming-of-age story follows Dash Popplewell, a young man from alien-centric Roswell, New Mexico. Dash happens to be gay. He is also a Mormon. This places him in a dilemma of galactic proportions as he discovers his sexual identity.


YouTube Videos-Alliance Abroad

After Kangaroo, Gotta Try some Vegemite and Tim Tams

January 6, 2014 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=doeh5dPLktc

It only seemed fitting to try Aussie foods since I was living in Australia. An easy enough endeavor to undertake! However, this proved to be quite the experience.

My Second Week in Australia, I Saw A Ghost!

January 5, 2014 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-_Hs8w28Emc

The Quarantine Station Resort, where I worked, has a history of supernatural phenomena. I discovered this for myself late one evening at work.

I Tried to Overcome My Fear of Birds. Bad Idea!

May 6, 2014 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TPkZAkwo5a4

One should never have to face their biggest fear while on vacation. When I took a tour of the Great Ocean Road in Southern Australia, we came across an area full of wild parrots. I was in a dilemma.

Facebook Excerpts-Alliance Abroad Group

The Menagerie

April 3, 2014

During my time spent in Australia, I worked at a resort haunted not only by ghosts from the quarantine days, but by wildlife as well. Some days it felt like I was a zoo-keeper and not a hotel receptionist!


Wily Possums and Elusive Bandicoots

January 29, 2014

I'd never heard of a bandicoot before. It wasn't until I saw my first bandicoot in Australia, that I realized just how significant an experience this was. For they are an endangered species, quite rare and very elusive.


News Article/Reporting Sample Video-Channel 4 News

A Different Kind of War


News story and video I created while I was an intern with ABC 4 Utah News, discussing the alarming prevalence of sexual-assault violence.


Short Story

Father's Painting

June 2012, pg 49 http://enormousrooms.utah.edu/ER2012.pdf

Gothic short story that was published in 'enormous rooms' literary magazine. It won first place in a writing contest.


Visual Editing

Borup Photography Logo

April 2013

For a final class project, I designed a brand and logo for a local photography business.


Borup Photography Brochure

April 2013

A tri-fold brochure I wrote and designed for Borup Photography, showcasing the photographer's work.