Mikela Kinnison

Freelance Journalist & Copywriter

I like to write.

Since I won a creative writing contest at 10, writing has been my thing. I'm a native Austinite who loves pop culture, quotes Liz Lemon as often as possible, and loves exploring Austin's changing scenery. I have experience in creating editorial pieces, social media and brand copy, and both internal- and external-facing communication programs. 

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One Austinite's journey from Sex and the Capital City to stay-at-home mom

Remember me? The one who dealt with flaky dates and getting ghosted, before ultimately finding love and getting married? I’m back, and I’m a mom now. From 2012-14, I wrote a column for CultureMap chronicling the triumphs and travails of dating in Austin, called "Sex and the Capital City." It ended after my now-husband and I met (thanks to the column), started dating, and moved in together. In 2016, we got married in an intimate ceremony in Salado, jetted off to our honeymoon, and returned to Au

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Corporate Communications Work

Samples available upon request.

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