Writer/Editor, Marketing Specialist and Office Coordinator
An accomplished writer and experienced office coordinator, Gabriella’s strong leadership capabilities are evidenced by her lengthy track record overseeing complex projects and building working relationships in both the public and private business sectors.
Palisadian-Post/ Reporter/Contributing Writer
Jan. 2017 – Present, Pacific Palisades, CA/ Remote
News and feature writer covering crime, homelessness and county politics.
Conducted interviews with high-profile celebrities and city influencers.
Author of a weekly film and entertainment column.
Daily proofreading and InDesign editing.
Key accomplishments include a first-person peek into the lives of the LA homeless and interviews with Cheech Marin, Jennifer Garner and the Schwarzeneggers.
L&P Development/ Office Coordinator & Marketing Strategist
Jul. 2016 – Jan. 2017, Los Angeles, CA
Management of day-to-day operations for a national home services provider.
Managed and created daily schedules for 15 field technicians.
Authored training manuals for administrative and technical staff.
Oversaw communications and customer service.
Directed social media marketing and strategy.
Local Labs/ Copywriter
Aug. 2015-Jul. 2016, Remote
Freelance copywriter for a national media outsourcing organization.
Clients included LA TImes (Events), Gulf News Journal and Dupage Policy Journal.
Barringer for Congress / Event Organizer
Jun. 2015 – Feb. 2016, New Smyrna Beach, FL
Selected to oversee 5 Volusia cities for congressional campaign fundraising.
Planned and organized fundraising events, a formal gala and an auction that collected $50,000, respectively.
The Hometown News / Reporter
Sept 2014 – June 2015, New Smyrna Beach, FL
Author of 50+ articles for a local publication.
Networked with various industry leaders and experts to gather a variety of perspectives on local issues.
Barringer & Ayres, People Who Give A Fit, Mindstir Media, 2016
*Please note that my maiden name is Ayres
Researched, co-wrote and edited an informative, 175-pg. health and wellness book with New Smyrna Beach Mayor and Florida Congressional Candidate Adam Barringer.
The American Red Cross
Event organizer for the 2015 Volusia/Flagler Heart Walk
- interpersonal communication
- Team Leadership
- Time management
Aug 2018- Present
Bachelor of Arts in History at Southern New Hampshire University
Sep 2011- May 2013
Associate of Arts in Communication at Harold Washington College