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My Resume

Lisa Payne

writerlp@msn.com

 

Editorial Experience:

WindFarm Marketing: Freelance Writer - March 2016 to present

Counseling@Northwestern The Family Institute at Northwestern University: Contributing Fitness Writer - February 2016 to present

Kate Hudson’s Fabletics: Contributing Fitness Writer - September 2013 to present

Chicago Scene magazine: Acting Senior Editor - Fall 2015

Chicago Scene magazine: Health & Fitness Editor - Fall 2015

Fitness Republic: Contributing Writer/Editor - February 2015 to January 2016

Demand Media Studios: Contributing Fitness Writer - September 2013

Today’s Chicago Woman magazine: Contributing Fitness Writer -November 2010 to January 2014

Cheeky Chicago: Columnist - October 2011 to September 2014  

ActivMotion Bar: Blogger - May 2014 to September 2015

My Daily Find Chicago: Contributing Fitness Writer - March 2013 to September 2013

Fitness Formula Clubs: Contributing Fitness Writer - January 2012 to June 2012

 

Education:

School of the Art Institute of Chicago: MFA in Writing - August 2005 to May 2007  

School of the Art Institute of Chicago: Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Writing - August 2003 to May 2004  

University of Iowa: B.A. Journalism with an emphasis in Broadcasting - August 1996 to May 2001

University of Iowa: B.A Communication with an emphasis in Film Studies - August 1996 to May 2001

 

Career Experience:

Lisa Payne Fitness, LLC: Chicago, IL - Founder/Personal Trainer - May 2009 to present

The Adler School of Psychology: Chicago, IL - Adjunct Professor/Exercise Physiology - May to July 2013

KCRG TV9: Cedar Rapids, IA – Writer/Producer - August 2011 to 2013

Equinox Fitness: Chicago, IL - Group Fitness Instructor - March 2007 to August 2015

Fitness Formula Clubs: Chicago, IL - Group Fitness Instructor - September 2009 to December 2014

Health Magazine: Chicago, IL – Bootcamp Instructor  - June 2011 to July 2011

 

Media Coverage/Promotional Appearances:

CW’s Reluctantly Healthy: “You’re Probably Doing Crunches Wrong” – Talent - October 25th, 2014

Women’s Forum: “Healthy Living” videos – Expert/Talent - January 2014 & September 2014

Yahoo! Screen’s Reluctantly Healthy: “You’re Probably Doing Crunches Wrong” - March 31, 2014 and “The Most Overused Exercise” – Talent - May 19th, 2014

Today’s Chicago Woman: Magazine: Top 2014 Singles - Featured - March 2014

NBC5 Chicago: “Fall Fitness Fashion” – Talent - October 2013

Prevention Magazine: “Moves to Tone Your Trouble Spots” – Expert - March 2013

Prevention Magazine: “Love Your Body” – Expert - January 2013

Refinery29: “You Do Have Time to Work Out – 9 Trainers Can Prove it!” – Featured - January 2013

ABC 7 Chicago: “Are Ten-Minute Workouts Worth it?” – Expert - October 11, 2012

Today TV Live: Host of The Fit Wire TV pilot – Host/Executive Producer - June 28th, 2012 to present

Vital Juice Chicago: “10-Minute Total Body Workout” video - Talent/Expert - December 2011

SELF Magazine: “Workout in the Park” – Taught classes to over 6,000 attendees – Instructor - May 2009

TimeOut Magazine: Rated one of the top five abs classes in Chicago – Featured - January 2009

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