Leah Peterson
San Diego, CA
leah@leahpeah.com
www.leahpeah.com

SUMMARY:

Health and wellness mentor, speaker, published author, freelance writer, and multi-faceted professional with over fifteen years of experience in project management, community management, business development, and one-on-one work with clients.

Quick List: mentoring, writing, photography, and web design customizing WordPress themes and plugins, and Photoshop CS5. Knowledge of Drupal, Joomla, Google Adwords, SEO best practices, Illustrator, InDesign and Prezi.

Passionate about social communities and tools including WordPress, Blogger, podcasting/Audacity, Videocasting/Skype, Linkedin, Facebook, Flickr, Twitter, YouTube, Vimeo, Pinterest, Instagram, Yelp.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Aug 2013-Present

Writer, Editor, Mentor
Heal Something Good
-WordPress, Photoshop CS5, Illustrator CS5, HTML/CSS, InDesign, Lulu Print on Demand, YouTube

April 2013-Aug 2013

Brand Manager, Graphic Design, Content Strategy, Writer
LAMP Host
-Drupal, Photoshop CS5, Filezilla, BBedit, knowledge of Illustrator, HTML and CSS, Google AdWords, SEO, Training

July 2012-April 2013

Website and Graphic Designer, Content Manager, Strategy
Wire Briar, LLC
-WordPress, SEO, Animoto, Prezi, Photoshop CS5, Filezilla, BBedit, knowledge of Illustrator, HTML and CSS

2005-Present

Community Founder, Social Media Manager, Event Coordinator, Website Designer, Content Builder
RealMental.org, DandyGoods.com, Now defunct: FlawedbutAuthentic.com, BloggerNetwork.org, Craft.Leahpeah.com, LA Angst, LA Bloggers Live

-WordPress, eShop, Photoshop, HTML, CSS, Ning, BuddyPress, CMS, Skype, iMovie, Vimeo

2004-Present

Freelance Journalist, Interviewer, Columnist, Editor, Video Journalist
-Complete Writing Credits can be found here.

Television: Consultant, Showtime’s United States of Tara, Seasons 1-3, 2009-2011

Books:
How-to Chapter, Mend it Better, Print Date: January, 2012
Essay, True Mom Confessions: Real Moms Get Real, Print Date: April 7, 2009
Essay, Things I Learned About My Dad in Therapy, Print Date: May 1, 2008

Online: Leahpeah.com, UTSanDiego.com (Union Tribune), DandyGoods.com, RealMental.org, TastyKitchen.com, AlphaMom.com, Huffington Post, BlogHer.com, WorkItMom.com, TryHandmade.com

Other Print: Creative Humans Magazine, JPG Magazine, Craft Magazine, LAB Magazine, Fray

2005-2007

Co-Founder, Project Director, Client Relations, Web Designer, Graphic Designer, Front-end Programmer
Now defunct: Crawberts.com Web Development, Simi Valley, CA
-CMS, Basecamp, Photoshop, some HTML, CSS, and PHP

2004-2006

Project Director, Assistant to the President, Web Design, Print Design
International Diversified Products, Sherman Oaks, California
-Wordpress, CMS, Photoshop, Powerpoint, Microsoft Suite, Flash, Filezilla, BBedit

2003-2004

Project Director, Office Manager, Assistant to the President, Web Design
Gordon Training International, Solana Beach, California
-Wordpress, CMS, Photoshop, Powerpoint, Microsoft Suite, BlueHornet, Goldmine

2003-2004

Writer, Interviewer, Photographer
Writer’s Monthly, North Magazine, San Diego, California

1997-1999

Web Designer, Office Manager
Now defunct: DLLDATA Web Consulting, Vista, California

RESUME WEB LINKS
Personal Website
Heal Something Good book site
Twitter
Facebook
Podcasts
Vimeo
Linkedin
Flickr
Pinterest
Instagram @leah7peah
gFamilies.com
DandyGoods
Huffington Post
UTSanDiego
Pioneer Woman’s Tasty Kitchen
Alpha Mom
BlogHer
JPG Magazine
Fray
LAB Magazine
Try Handmade
Cool Mom Picks
Craft Magazine