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The fullest

Laguna Beach Living


LOCALE Magazine

PURSUIT Magazine

The Banner (selected)

Other professional experiences

LOCALE Magazine’s PoWer Up Women’s Conference, October 2018, Orange County, CA:

PoWer Up is a women’s conference dedicated to empowering, enlightening and encouraging local women to be unapologetically themselves. LOCALE Magazine gathered strong female leaders to share their stories, talents and expertise on why the future is female.

Keynote Speakers:

Karena Dawn, Co-Creator of Tone It Up
Lo Bosworth, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Love Wellness
Jamie Sigler O’Grady, Founder of J Public Relations
Tatiana Oliveira Simonian, Head of Global Media and Entertainment, Tumblr & Founder,
Annie Lawless, CEO of Lawless and Co-Founder of SUJA Juice


Assisted publisher and events coordinator in planning, organizing and orchestrating LOCALE’s first women’s conference, PoWer Up. This included writing and editing event copy, coordinating with talent before and during event, training volunteers and executing day-of responsibilities from set-up to tear-down.

Angola Prison, May 2018, Louisiana:

Once a year, inmates who graduate from the Malachi Dads program are reunited with their children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews for a few hours during the Returning Hearts Celebration at the Louisiana State Penitentiary (Angola Prison).

Each year, a selected group of students travel to Angola and are divided up into teams of three — one writer, photographer and videographer per group — to share stories of the reconciliation and hope that exists in what used to be America’s bloodiest prison.

In 2018, Kaitlynn had the opportunity to tell these stories as a writer.


Produced and edited by Austin Romito. Video courtesy of and in partnership with Awana Lifeline:

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