USANA Health Sciences Writing Samples
5 Easy Ways to Travel Like a Pro
What's Up USANA? July 2018
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
June 2012, pg 49
Gothic short story that was published in 'enormous rooms' literary magazine. It won first place in a writing contest.
Borup Photography Logo
For a final class project, I designed a brand and logo for a local photography business.
Borup Photography Brochure
A tri-fold brochure I wrote and designed for Borup Photography, showcasing the photographer's work.