Üma Kleppinger on Muck Rack

Üma Kleppinger

Portland, OR
Writer, Editor, and Producer — Freelance
As seen in: Freelance

Writer. Rider. Brand ignitor. Metaphor abuser. Autocorrect baffler. I make the good noise. I bring the awesome. B2B/B2C/Bike & outdoor industry.

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Hi. I’m Üma, a freelance editorial and copy writer, blogger, editor and producer. For as far back as I can remember I’ve had a passion for communication, language and expression. I studied visual communications in college before beginning an illustrious career as a graphic designer. I worked my ...

What's your favorite social network?

Instagram for visual storytelling.

What story are you most proud of writing or working on?

An editorial piece that highlighted the need to move beyond us-versus-them mentality in transportation wars.

What advice can you offer to aspiring journalists?

Ass. Chair. Write. That's the no-BS 1-2-3 formula my mentor hammered into me. It works.