Erin Gartner has over 15 years of experience in journalism and corporate communications. From writing national breaking-news stories to managing longterm, multifaceted projects, she specializes in creating engaging content that informs readers of all backgrounds. 

For full details about Erin's career, visit herLinkedIn profile.

The Associated Press

The Associated Press
Erin was published in news outlets around the world as a reporter and editor at The Associated Press. 

She was most recently the lead supervising editor for the central U.S., working with dozens of reporters and editors across 14 states to generate and execute story ideas for a worldwide audience.

She guided coverage of major breaking news, often writing the stories to beat competitors.  She developed an interactive system to write and maintain hundreds of background stories, working with 40+ reporters and editors, to significantly decrease publish time. 

She tracked and analyzed usage data for national AP stories, and used the data to create and execute social media plans for major stories.  She also managed the region’s rewrite desk

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Amazon.com Inc.
Erin joined Amazon's corporate communications team as an editor and writing coach in 2021. 

She focuses on editing and writing public-facing content, including articles for AboutAmazon.com, newsletters and emails for global distribution, and press releases from across the company.  

She created writing classes attended by 500+ communications and public policy professionals, and has coached writers of all levels and experience to their best work.

She also edits business reports and other internal content for C-suite executives.  

Erin earned a Certificate in UX Writing from the University of Washington in 2023, and she holds university-issued certificates in search engine optimization (SEO), digital marketing, and social media in business. She also holds bachelor's degrees in journalism and political science.

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