A dynamic and accomplished journalist, with an Integrated Communications and Marketing degree from Pepperdine University, Abby is more than qualified to handle your administrative needs as a virtual personal assistant. She has been executive personal assistant to some of Hollywood’s most demeaning personalities, and understands the value of time. She has worked in the publishing industry as well and learned to transcribe interviews quickly and accurately as well as write and edit copy for online and print media. Some of the publications she worked for include, InTouch, Closer, Life&Style, US Weekly, and LA Confidential Magazine Online, and International publications such as Grazia, The Mail on Sunday, and The Mail Online.
Organized, detail-oriented, analytical, good under pressure and good sense of humor, strong writer, clear communicator, honest and loyal, motivated, resourceful and dedicated, generating optimal results with a positive work ethic and commitment to excellence.
Expertise in fashion, beauty, design, and entertainment industry writing and interviews
Proficient in social media and quick to identify emerging trends.
Excellent media contacts
Global outlook and ability to generate fresh ideas
Strong ability to multitask, meet deadlines
Energetic achiever who works well with editors, publicists, managers, agents, and industry professionals
Proactive approach to establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships at all levels
Focused, hardworking, flexible, with a positive ‘can-do’ attitude, Self-starter, highly motivated, and target-driven, speaks conversational Spanish, has passport and available to travel
Technical Skills/Areas of Expertise:
Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, adobe creative suite, Mac and PC literate,
CAD Beginner, Drafting and hand-Rendering Design Concepts, Floor Plans, Elevations, Isometrics, Creative Suite 3, Public Relations, Marketing, Writing Content and Editorials, Celebrity interviews, Blogging, Field Reporting, Back Reporting, Research, Segment Production, Booking Talent, Conducting Q&A's with subjects, Mac/PC literate, Salesforce, Realtracs, iWork, Wordpress, All Social Media platforms, Accurint, inews, Topline, SketchUp, Quick Sketch, Perspective & Rendering, Creating Project Boards, 3-D Models.
Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA
B.Sc. Integrated Marketing Communication, 2007
Completed two study abroad programs including Florence, Italy (2003) and Buenos Aires, Argentina (2007)
Design Institute of San Diego, San Diego, CA
B.F.A. in Interior Design, May 2015 - (Scheduled Graduation Spring 2021)
Interior Design Consultation
SEO Keyword Research
Social Media Marketing
Travel & Hospitality