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Zauni Tanil is an american writer, editor, and novelist. as a multimedia journalist her work focuses on tourism, hospitality, and entertainment. She is available to write travel, entertainment and hospitality-related articles, website copy, and blog posts on a freelance basis. Additional services available, please contact.
Notes: Focus on narrative journalism. Multiple cover story placements. Familiarity working with public figures, PR firms, and hospitality groups. Currently based on west coast. Travel frequently per assignment.
as a writer my passion is to bridge the connection between information and emotion. drawing from a foundation in aestheticism and aesthete theory I enjoy blending emotion and detail to create editorial content that ignites nostalgia and emotional connectivity while immersing readers with aesthetically pleasing informative detail. I’m always open to new and inventive experiences, and I enjoy working with diverse and curious minds. - z. tanil
Contributing Writer & Editor
2016 - Active
Develop multimedia content for print and digital publications including but not limited to writing, photography, videography and art direction. In addition to consulting with brands to assist in producing novel media content that is highbrow, culturally inclusive and appealing to selective and savvy audiences.
flowers from smoke poetry anthology
Published poetry anthology, flowers from smoke. Proofread and reviewed all print and electronic content for grammar, tone, voice, and creative quality. Participated in all stages on manuscript preparation and book production and promotion. *available now to order on amazon.
Vegas Seven Magazine
Researched, pitched, and wrote engaging dining, entertainment and style stories within tight deadlines ▪ Conducted interviews with local and celebrity talent ▪ Attended style events, working with public relations agencies, and built relationships with various entrepreneurs, businesses, and influencers ▪ Multiple cover placements
Founder, Lead Editor
Oversaw a team of 8 in creating innovative digital content for local entertainment and hospitality groups such as but not limited to, photography, videography, audio engineering, and editorial copy in addition to organizing, promoting, and hosting local events targeted at millennial audiences.
2017 - Active
Contributing creative writer. Thought Catalog is an online magazine with over 30 million monthly readers. The site serves as a platform for emerging and seasoned writers to voice their thoughts and to flourish creatively.
Vegas Seven Magazine
Tiffany & Co. inside Crystals Center Las Vegas
Tao Hospitality Group
SJP by Sarah Jessica Parker
Hakkasan Hospitality Group
Life is Beautiful Music Festival
Vegas Downtown Project
Daylight Beach Club Las Vegas
Drai’s Hospitality Group
Intrigue Nightclub Las Vegas
Brooklyn Bowl at The Linq
Jewel Nightclub Las Vegas
alongside various other PR firms, style houses, and entertainment and hospitality groups.
“PROBABLY ONE OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL THINGS I’VE EVER READ ABOUT MYSELF … I REALLY APPRECIATE THIS. THANK YOU YOU ZAUNI.”
GRAMMY NOMINATED R&B ARTIST KEHLANI PARRISH
on ‘Kehlani inspires at Life is Beautiful’ for Unxommon Vegas Magazine
Vegas Seven Magazine
Jimmy Lavant Uses Social Media to Define His Style - October 2017
The Look: Gucci On featuring Arvin Olano - July 2017
Not Your Mother's Tiffany - May 2017
A Year of Intrigue - April 2017
Five Years of Daylight Beach Club - March 2017
Our Favorite 2017 Spring Looks - March 2017
Instagratification: Interview with @GrizTriz - March 2017
Hakkasan Brings Modern Chinese Teahouse to Waikiki - February 2017
Rolls and Roses - February 2017
The Good Life Friday Launches at Jewel Nightclub - *Print Cover Feature* February 2017
Interview with NBA Golden-State Warrior, Patrick McCaw - January 2017
Interview with Movement Artist Jon Boogz - January 2017
Ringing in 2017 with Kendrick Lamar at Drais Nightclub - January 2017
Meet Aaron Gillam, the Man in the Mirror at Drai's - December 2016
Mad for Makeup feature YSL - November 2016
Zedd Doubles Down on Vegas - *Print Cover Feature* November 2016
Halloween 2016 Trends Show Zombies Are So Last Year - October 2016
Ashanti and Ja Rule Throw it Back at Brooklyn Bowl - October 2016
LGBT Nightclub Revolt Mixes it up at Planet Hollywood - October 2016
The Vegas Clothing Line You'll Be Wearing All Summer - February 2017
Patrick McCaw Talks Yeezys, UNLV, and #DubNation - January 2017
Jon Boogz on the Power of the Creative Journey - December 2016
6 Things to Know About DJ ParaDice - October 2016
One on One with DJ Prenup - October 2016
Kehlani Inspires at Life is Beautiful - October 2016
Spotlight: Music Producer, Trevon Lee - September 2016
2017 - Present
Some of my previous style, nightlife and entertainment editorial work for Vegas Seven Magazine is available to read below. Additional work available upon request.