Kelly L.

  • Joined August 2016

Digital Editor with a proven track record of boosting companies' website presence through social media, editing, design and SEO expertise.

  • Philadelphia, PA, United States
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Kelly L.
Philadelphia, PA, United States

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Social Media SEO Content Email Marketing



The New York Times, the News Journal and Main Line Today are just a few of the places that my work has appeared in. In addition to writing and editing, I have boosted publications' website traffic by 125% through my SEO, social media and design expertise.

Work history

Digital Editor
As the Digital Editor, I have: spearheaded a newsletter redesign using Constant Contact; improved social media presence, resulting in a 125% increase in website traffic via social media channels; Served as a social media panelist for a PRLA conference.
As a freelancer for the New York Times, I worked under Metro Editor David Halbfinger to provide research on N.J. Governor and University of Delaware alumnus Chris Christie.
Copy Editing Intern
As a copy editing intern, I learned the ins and outs of correct grammar, AP style, headline writing, SEO and SEM.
As the Editor of college newspaper, I: won an Associated Collegiate Press Pacemaker for website presence; lead a team of more than 40 in the printing of a weekly paper; advanced its online presence through CMS provider update.



University of Delaware



SEO social media social media management social media strategy web design writing newsletters journalism HTML digital media


Buffer Constant Contact Facebook Facebook Insights Google Analytics Hootsuite InDesign Instagram Wordpress Twitter Pinterest Photoshop LinkedIn Yoast Reddit


Not seeking work


  • Available during business hours, evenings, and weekends


  • Can work 30hrs per week
  • Can commit to 6 months to 1 year


Industries I love

Advertising & Marketing Animals & Pets Health & Wellness Media PR & Communications Philanthropy Professional Services Social Enterprise Tech Travel

What I read

My daily digest includes: the New York Times, Philadelphia Magazine, Glamour Magazine, a good fictional book, and comedy memoir for good measure.