Host, The Jet Set (Syndicated)
Washington, D.C. — 2015-Present
Co-host of the first nationally syndicated travel talk show “The Jet Set.” Travel the world showcasing experiences, cultures and cuisine from different destinations. Host and produce my designated franchise segments. Participate in an on-air lively discussion about trending news and current events in the industry.
Travel Expert, CNN Airport Network
Atlanta, GA — 2014-Present
Co-host and Travel Expert for the “Frequent Traveler” segment which airs on the CNN Airport Network every day at 7am and 11am. Providing travel tips and information to the seasoned traveler.
Travel Correspondent, The Daily Buzz (Syndicated)
Orlando, FL — 2013-2015
Filed reports from destinations around the globe every Tuesday and also was on-call as the show’s resident travel expert to appear in studio and report breaking travel news, tips and information important to the viewer.
Travel Correspondent, The Better Show (Syndicated)
New York, NY — 2013-2013
Filed reports from destinations around the globe for the show’s featured travel series “Trippin’ with Better.”
Correspondent, Daytime (Syndicated)
Tampa, FL — 2010-2013
Appeared in studio once monthly with informative, entertaining, fun and educational travel themed segments.
PRINT & ONLINE EXPERIENCE
Travel Contributor, The Huffington Post
Washington, D.C. — 2014-Present
Contribute to the online newspaper’s Travel vertical. I create content for the main travel landing page.
Travel Contributor, Instinct Magazine
Los Angeles, CA — 2012-2013
Create, maintain and publish travel content for the magazine’s website. Provide two monthly full length columns.
TRAVEL INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE
InFlight Team Leader, Virgin America
San Francisco, CA. — 2007-2015
As one of the original flight attendants hired for Virgin’s premiere into the U.S. airline industry I acted as an extension of the InFlight Training Department on board all flights of which I operated, by ensuring FAA and company rules and regulations were followed.
Analyst, InFlight Policies & Procedures, US Airways
Phoenix, AZ. — 2005-2007
Developed, tested, maintained and worked with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to create policies and procedures for the US Airways InFlight Emergency Manual (IEM). The IEM is a required training tool and FAA approved document issued to all of the airline’s flight attendants which contained company and FAA approved and enforced procedures for all aspects of domestic and international flights from safety to service.
Overseeing the “Observation Ride Program,” which ensured compliance with approved in-flight procedures by way of a “secret shopper” method.
Created, developed and distributed security sensitive flight attendant communications such as security briefs, safety updates and service enhancements.
EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS
Pennsylvania College of Technology, Penn State
Williamsport, PA. — 2004-2005 — Associate of Applied Arts in Mass Media Communication
Rio Salado College
Phoenix, AZ. — 2005 — Certificate of Completion in Airline Operations
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