nDash.co is a content creation platform that provides brands and agencies with access to the world's top freelance writers.

nDash Writer Profile for Kyrsten Bean

Kyrsten Bean

Headline

Marketing and Communications Writer

About Me

I am a professional journalist and business content writer. I have written for The New York Times, Oakland Magazine, The Music & Sound Retailer, Empty Mirror Books, Foreword Reviews, The East Bay Monthly, and the East Bay Express. I currently specialize in entrepreneurship, green finance, higher ed, social media and business. I am also a content developer for the School of Economics and Business Administration (SEBA) at Saint Mary's College of California.

Industries I Write About

Education Management

Find writers and ideas in this industry

Financial Services

Find writers and ideas in this industry

Writing & Editing

Find writers and ideas in this industry

My Writing Samples

A Food-Waste App Bridging the Food Gap

Komal Ahmad, the 26-year-old founder and CEO of Copia, doesn’t believe that hunger is a problem caused by a lack of food. Instead, she believes hunger is rooted in inefficient distribution.

https://bthechange.com/a-food-waste-app-bridging-the-food-gap-6e4bcd3e2ec5

STEM Education at Your Fingertips

When computer-obsessed teens Nikhil Cheerla and Vineet Kosaraju realized there weren't many opportunities out there for kids to learn computer coding, they did something about it: They started their own nonprofit organization, Math and Coding.

http://www.themonthly.com/education1601.html

So You Wanna Be a Rock Star?

One of a handful of rock camps in the San Francisco area, Oakland’s BAGRC promises a crash-course in becoming an all-round rock star. Juarez, an Oaklander, attended BAGRC in her teens, forming her all-female band, Chixx Mix, there. Margino followed suit, signing up for BAGRC as a preteen. She finds BAGRC fun, because she’s learning to write music and play drums and keyboards. And she has made new friends there.

http://www.oaklandmagazine.com/March-2017/So-You-Wanna-Be-a-Rock-Star/

Leadership Communication Beyond Borders: Aponte-Moreno Reveals Why Similarities Trump Differences

With an eye on global politics—past and present—Assistant Professor of Global Business Marco Aponte-Moreno hopes his research on leadership communication will help to flip the script on cultural stereotypes.

https://www.stmarys-ca.edu/leadership-communication-beyond-borders-aponte-moreno-reveals-why-similar

As a Turbulent Election Season Casts a Dark Shadow, Michael Hadani Strives to Shine a Light on Negat

Michael Hadani sees a chasm when it comes to corporate behavior research: “There is a lack of critical thought in mainstream management circles about the negative aspects of corporate political activity.”

https://www.stmarys-ca.edu/hadani

From Pre-Med to Accounting: Alum Nancy Kwong Yuen’s Journey to Google

With a background in sciences, Yuen's transition to accounting was a total change of direction.

https://www.stmarys-ca.edu/nancyyuengoogle

Experience

Marketing and Communications Editor

• developing, implementing and maintaining content strategy • developing brand voice • developing social media strategy for Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Linkedin • developing visual media strategy • creating editorial calendars for monthly and quarterly newsletters • managing email newsletter marketing campaigns • developing story ideas • networking with professors, alumni and students to develop and promote content on web and in print • managing and growing social media platforms • overseeing outside design production • content promotion on all channels • writing • filming and editing video for social media • analyze social media analytics to assess best methods

Company: Saint Mary's College of California

I worked there from 10/2015 until now

Freelance Journalist

I currently write for The New York Times, The Music & Sound Retailer, Oakland Magazine, GetAbstract, The East Bay Monthly, East Bay Express, and PoV Magazine.

Company: Kyrsten Bean

I worked there from 12/2008 until now

Content I Write