Hagen was a Web and new media intern at The Signal newspaper in the Santa Clarita Valley from October 2009 through late 2012. She produced a daily email newsletter with then-Online Editor Stephen K. Peeples, added content to The-Signal.com’s “SCV Raw” category, maintained social media pages and prepped incoming Letters to the Editor for publication.
Along with assisting with Web production duties at Rare Cool Stuff, Hagen is an associate producer for Stephen K. Peeples Productions and provides editorial assistance for Strategic Modularity, Inc. as well. She is also a graphic designer, retouch artist and Web manager at Santa Clarita Photographic Studio.
An English major at College of the Canyons in Valencia, Calif., Hagen has had short stories published in CulDeSac (December 2011) and Jar of Teeth Zine (August 2013).