Stef McDonald is a writer/editor whose wide-ranging work experience includes writing for advocacy campaigns, editing the TV Guide crossword puzzle, and creating a website for surfer girls. As a writer for newspapers, national magazines, travel books, consumer websites, and nonprofit organizations, she has filled a portfolio with stories on the arts, food, green living and the environment, health, sports, lifestyles, and fashion. After starting her career in print, Stef shifted her focus to the web, where she has worked as an online editor, content manager and Communications Director. In addition to writing and editing content, she has worked on website launches, strategic communications plans, content and social media management, and branding. Her Los Angeles-based communications business specializes in one-time or long-term assignments for nonprofit organizations and businesses, with a focus on writing and editing, creating content, telling stories, and engaging and helping communities.