©2019 by Alina Walentowicz

Writing Portfolio // Alina Walentowicz

 

ADIRONDACK COAST VISITORS BUREAU

From 2016 to 2017, I managed the blog at goadirondack.com, the official Tourism Promotion Agency (TPA) website for Clinton County, NY through the I Love New York brand. The #ADKCoast spans geographically from the foothills of the Adirondacks to the shores of Lake Champlain, with a strategic economic focus on outdoor recreation, history and agritourism experiences. I've loved exploring my own backyard while living in the Champlain Valley and continue to contribute to this blog!

CARRIAGE HOUSE COOKING SCHOOL

I'm thrilled to be a blog contributor for Carriage House Cooking School, located in Peru, NY, where Chef Curtiss Hemm brings a wealth of culinary expertise to his educational and delicious operation, attracting visitors to both the Adirondack Coast and Lake Placid, NY, with classes also featured at the picturesque Mirror Lake Inn.

ETS, INC. - STAFFING, RECRUITING, CONSULTING

While working for one of the Champlain Valley's family-run staffing agencies, I ghostwrote 20+ client-focused blogs for the Resource Center at etsjobs.com. With an emphasis on industrial, administrative and professional recruiting, I covered local staffing industry and workforce development concerns from groundbreaking lows in unemployment to employee retention, manufacturing growth and navigating the multi-generational workplace.

PLATTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (PBG)

While working for the Adirondack Coast Visitors Bureau, I created blogs for the Plattsburgh International Airport (PBG) during its $55-million expansion project. These blogs were featured in the airport's monthly newsletters promoting the building's most recent features and updates.

FICTION

During my junior and senior years, I contributed short stories to SUNY Plattsburgh’s student-run literary and arts magazine, ZPlatt (now called North Star Literary Magazine). The piece I submitted my senior year, “Cliche Confirmed”, won the English Department’s highest fiction distinction.

OTHER SAMPLES

Just as tasty as the main courses listed above, these samples have been chilling in the back of the fridge waiting to be consumed. Otherwise knows as...